Raspberry Pi: Pi-hole Setup and Configuration

Pi-hole’s primary role within a private network (e.g. home network) is to act as a DNS sinkhole/DNS Blackhole for domain names. Pi-hole is used to block ads, trackers/telemetry, and malicious domains – just about anything one would want to block, as long as it’s a domain name. I’ve been using…

Raspberry Pi: Setup and Configuration

I’m a big advocate for the Raspberry Pi. There are numerous projects and applications that make this single-board computer a great value and worth your while should you find an application that can meet your needs. The Raspberry Pi can be setup for video surveillance, home automation, network security (DNS…

MikroTik: Setup A Client-to-Site SSTP VPN (Part 2)

Now that we’ve completed the first part of this guide, MikroTik: Setup A Client-to-Site SSTP VPN (Part 1), we’ll be moving forward with the client-side setup & configuration for ClientX. I’ve chosen to utilize the Connection Manager Administration Kit (CMAK) to setup and configure the SSTP VPN for ClientX because it…

MikroTik: Setup A Client-to-Site SSTP VPN (Part 1)

Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) is a proprietary security protocol developed by Microsoft. SSTP operates in situations where most VPN connections would be blocked. SSTP uses port 443 – the same port used by Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS), both widely used protocols to establish secure connections…

MikroTik Script: Reset Script Run Count

Currently, at the time of this writing, RouterOS has no way of resetting a script’s run count. Though I don’t have an application for this script at the moment, I thought I’d go ahead and create a script to do this for me (to satisfy my OCD). This script will…

MikroTik Script: Reset Schedule Run Count

Currently, at the time of this writing, RouterOS has no way of resetting a schedule’s run count. Though I don’t have an application for this script at the moment, I thought I’d go ahead and create a script to do this for me (to satisfy my OCD). This script will…
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