Category Archive: Networking

Local area networks, wide area networks, all types of networks right here.

Dec 19 2013

Setting Up Automatic Remote Backups With rsync

Keeping up to date backups is very important when dealing with any type of online server. One can never predict when a hard drive will fail, a file system gets corrupt, or even when mother nature will ruin your day. Thus the reason to keep not only an on-site backup but a remote duplicate in …

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Jun 11 2013

Monitor And Control DD-WRT Internet Access From Any Android Device

DD-WRT is amazing. Android is amazing. Combine the two and you get an awesome app that allows you to remotely monitor and view the Internet access on your network, WRTGate from the Google Play market allows users to connect to their router and view live graphs of all the devices on their network that are …

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Dec 30 2012

How to setup OpenVPN in a Debian 6 VPS

Sometimes, especially with all of the sales, you can gather quite a few extra VPS servers. Especially small ones that aren’t very good for large scale projects. This is why I decided to turn one of my low end VPS servers (that’s redundant, isn’t it…) into an openVPN server that I can use to securely …

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Dec 23 2012

Three Free Domain Name Providers

Free Domain name as are great. Although I wouldn’t necessarily use them for an important website due to the chance that they may not be here tomorrow but they are great for testing and small non critical web sites. Below is a list that I compiled of my top five free domain name providers.

Jul 30 2012

Automatically Switch Default Printers Between Different Networks

Many of us, especially those with laptop computers, travel often. Whether it be traveling between your home and office or your home and school we often need to print something to the printer on the local network. Now until now this meant having to select a different printer from a drop down box every time …

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Jun 29 2012

SSH Via Command Prompt Or Batch File In Windows

I normally don’t leave all of my computers turned on through-out the night but sometimes turning them all off before I go to bed can be a nuisance. I was determined to create a batch file to turn off all of my computers. For windows it is easy but Linux and my ESXi server required …

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May 18 2012

Comcast to Upgrade Data Cap

Earlier this week Comcast announced that their long time standing 250 gigabyte data cap will increase to 300 gigabytes of data. Also instead of cutting off anyone that exceeds this cap twice in a six month period; they now plan to charge an overage charge of $10 per fifty gigabytes, very much like ones issued …

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Jan 20 2012

Stream Your Media Library To Your Phone/TV/Computer

It seems like our media library grows in size every day, we find new songs and new artists. We also now have many mobile devices and media playing gadgets. Most of us probably just use iTunes or even just copy and paste out music onto on phones and mobile devices. The problem with this is …

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Jan 20 2012

Control Your Phone From Your PC – Android VNC Server

Although currently in beta this is one great app! I can 100% remotely control my phone. The phones display is transmitted to my computer screen and I can use my mouse and keyboard to interact with the phone in real time. Best part; it’s free!