Port Forwarding is used to allow external devices (PlayStation network for example) to connect to your internal devices (PS4). With port forwarding, we can tell the router where to forward the packets that are meant for your PS4 for example. By default, our firewall will block all incoming traffic, which is good. Otherwise, a hacker … Read morePort Forwarding – How to set it up
Pathping is one of the best network troubleshooting tools that are built-in to Windows. It helps you to find the location of a packet loss in a route between you and a host (server, router, website etc). Something I use quite often in my work. The Pathping command is a combination of Ping and Tracert. … Read morePathping – What can you do with it?
The Ping Command, one of the most used commands by SysAdmins. The Ping cmd sends small packets of data to a specified IP Address or Hostname. It measures how long it took for the response to return and how many packets are lost during the test. The Ping Cmd is a simple command to use, … Read morePing Command – Howto use it to troubleshoot your Network
The Amazon Prime days are this year on 15 and 16 July. For the first time, the Amazon Prime Smart Home Deals 2019 will run for 48-hours (last year it was 36-hours). So these are great days to expand our Smart Home and save money on our home network gear. Below you will find a … Read moreAmazon Prime Smart Home Deals 2019 – Best Tech and Smart Home deals
The preview version of the new Windows Terminal is now available. This new command line app can be used for PowerShell, Cmd, SSH and WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux). The great advantage of Windows Terminal is the support of multiple tabs, customization and the upcoming split-screen function. As an SysAdmin I have been looking out … Read moreThe New Windows Terminal – everything you need to know
If you need to manage a lot of servers and/or network devices then a good remote desktop connection manager can make your work a lot easier. A remote desktop manager stores the connection information and allows you to open multiple connections. A good remote desktop manager does not only allow you to store and manage … Read moreBest Remote Desktop Connection Manager
I have written before about how I using Microsoft Flow to automatically create GitHub Issues from tasks in Planner. This is working fine for the project I am working on, but we needed more for our web development team. Our development team is growing and they are using Planner as there KanBan board. We wanted … Read moreTrigger Flow when moving a task in Planner between Buckets
I got a lot of questions about what Unifi products people should buy, depending on their house, the number of network devices and maybe even network cameras. So I figured, it’s maybe possible to calculate what products you need based on a couple of questions. The form tries to find the best value for your … Read moreUnifi Network Calculator
The last couple of weeks I have been working on deploying multi-factor authentication for Microsoft Office 365. The main challenge was not the setup of MFA for Office 365, but with deploying this in our organisation was to inform our users, so we don’t get too many helpdesk tickets once MFA is enabled, and to … Read moreHow-to Setup Multi-Factor Authentication in Office 365
A problem we all have encountered ones at least. You can connect to your (new) WiFi network, but you don’t have internet access. We are going to fix the WiFi connected but no Internet problem in 5 minutes. I have split the solutions in multiple scenarios and listed the most common issue (and solution for … Read moreWiFi connected but no Internet? Fix it in 5 min!