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We are the leader in delivering innovative communications, information and entertainment. We offer voice, data and video products and services over intelligent wireless, broadband and global IP networks that meet customers growing demand for speed, mobility, security and control. As a committed corporate citizen, we use our advanced communications services to address important issues confronting our society.

Businesses under-reporting cyber attacks

Businesses are underestimating the importance of cyber security with 28% of cyber attacks being reported to the police, according to research by the Institute of Directors (IoD). A survey of 1000 businesses found that 49% have experienced damage and interruptions to...

EdgeMAX – Set up L2TP over IPsec VPN server

Interface and NAT Configuration To configure the allowed networks and NAT traversal on an interface, use the following commands: set vpn ipsec ipsec-interfaces interface eth0 set vpn ipsec nat-networks allowed-network 10.0.0.0/8 set vpn ipsec nat-networks...

EdgeMAX – Web proxy service for filtering

How the web proxy service can be configured via EdgeRouter’s CLI? A web proxy is useful for blocking, allowing or redirecting web traffic. There are a number of options associated with the web proxy service: hg@optusnet# set service webproxy ? administrator...

The 5 Key Aspects of a Top Trading Computer

Our expertise in multi-screen computer systems means that we serve customers in a few different markets however our largest sector has to be the trading / financial area. We have supplied specialist trading computers for over 4 years now and have spoken with hundreds...

How to install the UniFi Controller on Ubuntu

Ubiquiti UniFi is properly supported on Ubuntu and Debian, breaking away from being Windows only. Being on Linux also reduces a lot of overhead that Windows typically laid on. The installation instructions provided by Ubiquiti aren’t the best so here’s my take on it....

What You Need to Know About Multi Monitor Graphics Cards

The Short Version The best way to achieve a stable and silent multi-screen computer which can survive a dying graphics card is to use multiple, passively cooled, dual monitor graphics cards. Most non-gaming quad monitor graphics cards perform poorly and are expensive,...

MySQL Database User: Which Privileges are needed?

For normal WordPress operations, such as posting blog posts, uploading media files, posting comments, creating new WordPress users and installing WordPress plugins, the MySQL database user only needs data read and data write privileges to the MySQL database; SELECT,...

Securing WordPress

Security in WordPress is taken very seriously, but as with any other system there are potential security issues that may arise if some basic security precautions aren’t taken. This article will go through some common forms of vulnerabilities, and the things you...

EdgeMAX dhcp-server configuration

After setup DHCP servers in the network you may discover problem with a slow response from DHCP server. This is very common problem when the network use a segmentation. Usually each of VLAN required own DHCP server. To correct this problem you should...

UniFi – Install controller software on CentOS

How to install UniFi controller on CentOS, a very stable Linux platform used on production servers. Prepare CentOS # yum update -y # reboot # yum -y install wget unzip php httpd # service httpd start # chkconfig httpd on # su root MongoDB # vi...

Unix/Linux command reference

File Commands ls – directory listing ls -al – formatted listing with hidden files cd dir – change directory to dir cd – change to home pwd – show current directory mkdir dir – create a directory dir rm file – delete file rm -r dir – delete directory dir rm -f...

Ten Ways to Protect Your IT Infrastructure

Reduce Costs while protecting critical business systems. If you have wondered how to provide serious protections on a small-business budget, this article is for you. Learn about power, cooling and security issues that put your IT systems at risk. Find out how to...

Windows Update download tools

In this article, we examine four Windows Update download tools that allow you to download all updates for the various Windows versions. This enables you to perform offline updates or slipstream the updates into a Windows image. Updating Windows through Microsoft...

EdgeMAX – L2TP Server

How to configure the EdgeRouter to act as an L2TP (Layer-2 Tunnel Protocol) server for remote access. Note: These instructions assume that eth0 is your WAN (Internet) connection. Early in the configuration, a specific command should be used in case you receive a...

How to Clean Reinstall Windows 7

r A clean reinstall is often better than getting a new computer since most PC’s come larded with sponsors’ bloatware and duplicate utilities that interfere with much better versions built into Windows 7. For this reason most tech enthusiasts clean...

Use DISM to slipstream updates

DISM can preload Windows Update packages into your images. This guide will show you how to use DISM to load updates and includes a nearly automated way to slipstream 100+ updates at once. Update: If you are looking for a way to download updates read this and this new...

Integrate updates into Windows 7 installation media

A guide to integrate post SP1 updates into Windows 7 installation media using DISM. The entire process is best performed on SSD disk with anti-virus disabled – for performance reasons only. Replace files and directories paths to match your environment.  ...

Setting up PPTP VPN on Linux

There is definitely a growing trend of people trying out Linux operating systems. The motivation might be the fact that they are free and generally considered superior to Windows when it comes to security and stability. People who want to give Linux a fair shot...

Adding CAcert root certificate to Debian/Ubuntu

Due to various auditing failures and other security issues, the CAcert root certificate set is slowly disappearing from the Ubuntu and Debian ‘ca-certificates’ package. Fine for security and ensuring your website works with the wider browser world. Not so good if...

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