Router Setup: A Step-by-Step Guide

Home Router Setup

The router is one of the most important network components in your network. It connects your local network with the internet. A good Router Setup is important to assure you get the best performance of your network. In this article, I will walk you through on how to setup any router in general. The basic … Read moreRouter Setup: A Step-by-Step Guide

Using Ikea Smart GU10 bulbs to Smarten my Kitchen Lights

Our kitchen is placed in an L shaped extension of our house. When we bought our house it had only simple on/off (dumb) light bulbs in the ceiling. We wanted to be able to dim the lights, so this was a perfect opportunity to replace them with Smart GU10 bulbs. Making the lights smart and … Read moreUsing Ikea Smart GU10 bulbs to Smarten my Kitchen Lights

Port Forwarding – How to set it up

Port Forwarding

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

Ping Command – Howto use it to troubleshoot your Network

ping cmd

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

Amazon Prime Smart Home Deals 2019 – Best Tech and Smart Home deals

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 New Windows Terminal – everything you need to know

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

Trigger Flow when moving a task in Planner between Buckets

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