Monthly Archives: June 2013

NTOP Guides

Recently I was investigating some high bandwidth use on our links and was using NTOP in pfSense. Not having used it for some time, I had a quick look for some guidance. I came across these: I discovered the ntop-guide.pdf on this blog by Mukom: Thanks for sharing Mukom.

pfSense firewall alias rename causes squid to stop caching

I have been using pfSense in a number of offices primarily since the 2 release. In most cases, I have the squid 2 package running a transparent proxy to try and reduce internet traffic. Recently, I discovered that squid was no longer caching LAN traffic. Everything seemed to check out ok – service, version, configuration […]

CrashPlan … interesting offsite backup solution …

I came across this recently. It appears focused on protecting the desktop rather than the server which wasn’t what I was looking for at the time. However, from a personal perspective, I was quite¬†intrigued by the option of backing up to another persons internet connected pc etc. Even better, this option is free.¬†Occasionally, I have […]

Exchange 2010 SP1 Network Ports Diagram …

Just came across this fantastic diagram created by Michel de Rooij and published on his EighTwOne blog: