Mikrotik Security Script

Mikrotik Security Script – Protecting a Mikrotik Internet Facing Router There are a lot of Mikrotik security scripts out there, showing off bells and whistles of how to block extremely specific attacks. Many of these are additional layers of security, the more layers, the safer you can be, at the expense of CPU power. I needed […]

Mikrotik Queues, Bandwidth Throttling, and Bursting

Bandwidth Throttling, a system you would think would be easier to pull off. Hoping you find this article helpful. I’m installing a CCR-1036-12G-4S for a minor league baseball stadium, and am expecting about 600-800 devices to be connected during a game. The stadium has a symmetrical (up/down) gigabit fiber line, and I have to ration […]

Mikrotik WAP AC Quick Setup Guide & Guest Network Scripts

Mikrotik WAP AC – Quick Setup – Guide & Guest Network Scripts Oh boy, look what just arrived in the mail, a brand new Mikrotik WAP AC, also known as the “RBwAPG-5HacT2HnD”! I’ve had a blast configuring this awesome little wireless access point.  Unlike exporting/importing a configuration which can cause major issues when imported to […]

RetroPie Setup Guide – Xbox 360 Controllers – ROMs

RetroPie Setup Guide If you’re looking for a cheat-sheet to quickly setup a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B as a RetroPie emulation system, you’re in the right spot. Many of the guides you find, including the official RetroPie wiki, are outdated, between 2012-2015 before the release of RetroPie v4. This guide will eventually meet the […]

ROM File Cleanup – Powershell – GoodMerge – NoIntro

ROM File Cleanup You just downloaded a massive ROM pack for emulation, could be NES, SNES, N64, Genesis, etc… In the pack you would expect the ~600 games that actually came out in stores. Instead you find 15,000 games containing every version and prototype cartridge imaginable from every corner of the world. Powershell can be the cure […]

Mikrotik Guest Wireless Network

Mikrotik Guest Wireless Network If you’ve got a Mikrotik router with wireless or a Mikrotik Wireless Access Point and desire to setup WiFi with a Guest Network — you’re in the right place! This guide will assume the most common setup scenario — Guest Wireless and Private Wireless share the same internet connection, but cannot talk […]

MikroTik wAP – Setup Guide – Multiple APs with Roaming

MikroTik wAP Quick Setup Guide Hello there, this post will provide instructions configuring a MikroTik wireless access points from start to finish with a quick script. The goal is a wireless network where you can walk around the building and have client devices jump from WAP to WAP via access rules (Min-RSSI). These principles will work on […]

Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS UniFi Beta Controller with Wildcard SSL

This article covers how to install UniFi Beta from a .deb file for Ubuntu Server (so command line only), and how to install a WildCard SSL into UniFi. This article does not cover installing Ubuntu and applying updates. If you already have a controller, confirm you have a backup of your controller to restore your sites […]

Dell Open Manage Event ID Monitoring

Monitoring Event IDs with Dell Open Manage All right, it’s time to set up some kickass event ID monitoring. You’ve installed Dell Open Manage / Server Administrator on all of your physical hosts, and want to make sure you are aware if anything breaks or is about to explode! You’ve been searching for hours trying […]

Easy TCP Port Listener for Network Monitoring

Easy TCP Port Listener for Network Uptime Monitoring Products like Nagios, Zabbix, or PHP Server Monitor can monitor the uptime of services by performing a TCP port query. In short, “is port TCP 25” open? — its on/offline! Well what if the server I want to monitor doesn’t have any services to even open up to […]