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PPtP VPN macOS Sierra – Gone Missing

Number of Views : 1409My title may be a little misleading. After updating my Mac to the new macOS Sierra I realized that my favorite security tool pptp vpn was removed. You can read about it here on apple’s support site – https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206844 I realize that the pptp vpn protocol …

iPfire vs PFsense – Firewall Review

Number of Views : 23827I have posted in the past about all the great things you can do with DDWRT or with PFsense.   After a few years with PFsense I have changed to iPfire.  If you have not heard of iPfire I would suggest reading about this awesome firewall platform.  The …

VPN – Why you should use one

Number of Views : 1599It is summer time and people are traveling for vacation.    Heading to hotels, campgrounds, parks, and friends.   If your like my family you have many devices you take with you; tablets, smart phones, laptops, and all kinds of wifi devices.     As people …

Zentyal vs Pfsense Firewall Review

Number of Views : 21831I have posted a few times about my home network and in particular all the great things you can do with DDWRT or with PFsense.   I recently had my home PFsense firewall have some issues, mainly to a hard drive failure.  When I was replacing …

iPad VPN – OpenVPN – PFsense

Number of Views : 1682I have been waiting for a while for a good openvpn client to be available for the iPad or iPhone with out JailBreaking. A few months back openvpn released an app for the iPad and iPhone. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/openvpn-connect/id590379981 Head on over and download if you are a …

Permanent MTU settings for PPP0 ubuntu

Number of Views : 21149I have a few servers that I help maintain or use for VPN access.  I have found on a few machines that when I use VPN to secure my connection at a coffee shop or any other public WiFi that some sites will not load.  I …

Setup VPN on DDWRT

Number of Views : 11287I use DDWRT as my home router / firewall. It has some of the best features that can be found on a router. Visit DDWRT for more information. I use the VPN when I am not in a trusted location. I have setup my iPhone, iPad, …