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Metro Ethernet Services

Type of services offered by Metro E E-Line (Ethernet Line Service) point-to-point connection between two sites Just think like you have a direct cable from branch to HQ Another common name for E-Line is VPWS (Virtual Private Wire Service) E-LAN (Ethernet LAN Service) It’s a full-mesh topology that acts like a big switch Commonly used… Read More »

VPN Ports

  PPTP:To allow PPTP tunnel maintenance traffic, open TCP 1723.To allow PPTP tunneled data to pass through router, open Protocol ID 47. L2TP over IPSecTo allow Internet Key Exchange (IKE), open UDP 500.To allow IPSec Network Address Translation (NAT-T) open UDP 4500.To allow L2TP traffic, open UDP 1701. OpenVPN: OpenVPN uses port 1194 udp and… Read More »

Installing Guacamole on Raspberry Pi

Guacamole is a clientless remote desktop gateway. After successful implementation of this system on some PCs, now I want to use this on a Raspberry Pi 3 B+. Following is how I do the installation on Raspbian system. OS Version: Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch) Upgrade the system: $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get upgrade… Read More »

TP-Link Smart Plug Monitoring

I found a great web based monitoring tools for this smart plug, and I will share my method running this tools in Raspberry Pi (with DietPi). Read more about this tool here: https://github.com/jamesbarnett91/tplink-energy-monitor There are few method to run this, but I found that using Node+NPM is the easiest for this platform. apt install git… Read More »