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Homelab: Raspberry Pi and Pi-hole

I very much enjoy my homelab projects, from VMware ESXi, Synology, FreeNAS, pfSense, MikroTik, Ubiquiti/Unifi, they all have played an important role in developing my skills in various facets of IT – networking, security, virtualization, …

NetworkingSecurity

MikroTik: Setup Guest (VLAN) WiFi

It is a common security practice to setup a wireless guest network on a separate VLAN. This allows for complete isolation of traffic between your private and guest networks. This guide will only be covering …

NetworkingSecurity

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 …

NetworkingSecurity

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 …

NetworkingSecurity

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 Microsoft’s …

NetworkingSecurity

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 …

NetworkingScripting

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 …

NetworkingScripting

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 …