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    NIC died on DS214+

    Anyone replace their NIC on a DS214+ device? My NIC died last night and I need to replace it but I dont know what part to buy. I looked up compatibility parts on Synology's website but there wasn't any NICs listed for the DS214+. I bought this NAS about 8-9 years ago and it has been running...
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    Camera question

    Any recommendations for a high quality camera? I've been told of IDIS and MOBOTIX Also looking for a forum dedicated to physical security if anyone knows a good one. thanks guys
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    Issue with “date” command in MacOS Mojave

    I think this is a "Full Disk Access" problem. I have added "Terminal" and "cron" to Full Disk Access. Problem is when I am trying to use the below command, it works from Terminal but not with cron. cp -n LastSession.plist /XYZ/LastSession.plist.$(date +%F).txt It works in cron if $(date...
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    best way to auto backup one file?

    Keep losing Safari history on osx because of user error. The current LestSession.pslist is cleared and I have lost all of my tabs. I want to backup this file to prevent loss in the future. I don't need to run a full backup like with Time Machine, I just need to copy one file. I am thinking of...
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    openVPN getting different gateways assigned

    I am testing access to my home network over wireless and wired connections. Over both connections, I can access internet. However, over wired connection I can't access my internal LAN devices. I can ping 10.0.1.1 over both but cannot ping 10.0.1.6 device over wired. The wireless AP must be...
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    pfSense VPN compression algorithms

    This may be getting into the weeds a bit but I am trying to determine the difference between compression options for VPN so I can figure out what is the best option for me. The book doesnt really go into it and google is failing me.
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    Recommended guide for pfSense VPN setup

    The netgate site doesn't have a very thorough guide on how to setup VPN on pfSense. Can anyone recommend a good online guide for setting up a VPN? I am running 2.4. **edit: openVPN
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    Trying to secure network card

    Can you guys help me figure out how to secure this cable to the network card? Apologies for crappy pic.
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    Default pfSense install no internet connectivity

    installed 2.3 and it gets WAN address and I can connect to LAN and get assigned a 192 address. I can access the web interface, however, there is no internet connectivity. This should work out of the box, I havent changed/added any FW rules. This problem is so general google wont help me here...
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    pfSense box for home

    I have a 8 year SuperMicro board I have been using to run pfSense but I think it may have developed some issues due to heat. I am getting a lot of network anomalies such as TCP Retransmission and TCP DUP ACK packets. I would like to look into replacing with a small form factor box such as the...
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    Mysterious Issue with pfSense

    Hey guys, got a question. so it all started last night, streaming TV stopped intermittently and web pages wouldnt load. Only certain webpages though. For example, I can't access hotmail. I haven't changed any settings in pfSense. Matter of fact, haven't logged into pfSense for months. Has...
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    using tshark and want to parse output

    Using tshark to analyze pcap file. tshark -n -r capture.pcap -Y 'http.request.uri.query contains "some search string"' -T fields -e ip.src -e http.request.uri.query OUTPUT: r=4&f=3&s=400:585&query=this+is+what+I...
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    Can't get Suricata to work offline with PCAP

    Can't get Suricata to work, been researching and messing with the conf file for two days. I have been wanting to get experience with network forensics using the NETRESEC tutorials and running pcaps through Suricata using -r option. suricata -r /opt/samples/zeus-sample-1.pcap -c...
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    Passive Network Tap

    Any recommendations for a passive (inline) network TAP to monitor traffic? It is for personal use and learning. Willing to buy used to save money. I have seen a few of these on eBay but not sure what brand/model to purchase. I am running 1G network, was going to insert the TAP inline after the...
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    Opinions on Portal router

    Looking to replace dying DDWRT WRT54 router. I've read some great reviews and some not so great reviews on the the Portal router. The access to all four DFS frequencies "fastlane" concept seems interesting in theory. Anyone have opinions on it or can recommend a router for home use? Got 60...
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    Unable to transfer music from ipod (for free)

    Howdy, been researching a way to transfer music off a ipod nano 6th gen. So, it looks like there is no longer a free version of software which allows transfer of music from ipod. Anyone come across a way to do this for free? Stupid that I can't control my own music. I have access to Windows 10...
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    Collecting network traffic over a hub

    Need to run this by you guys to see if I am going about this the right way... I have a pfSense box connected to a wireless AP which is connected via ethernet to the smartbridge. The pfSense box is doing all the routing. I need to do some network diagnostics and would like to collect network...
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    Cracked and Locked Screen on a Galaxy S5

    EDIT: SOLVED, SEE POST #2. Howdy all, I've googled this and tried everything I could think of so I am posting here in hopes someone has some insight on what I can do. I got a cracked screen on a S5 and I am trying to recover data. The only method I have found to be able to do this is to...
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    suggestions for a network tap

    Been trying to find a network tap but they seem to be prohibitively expensive. I am running a 1G network with low traffic. I can downgrade to 10/100 if I can find a decently priced tap. I am trying to analyze traffic via Security Onion and need a tap because SO doesn't support inline networking...
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    HELP! I'm an idiot

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    Security Onion

    Hello, so it looks like the layout of this place changed a bit. Going to take some getting use to. Anyway, I hope this is in the right place. Not sure if this is a software or hardware issue. I tried to install the latest version of Security Onion, 14.04.4.1 march 13, 2016 via DVD. Once it...
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    pfSense and DNS

    So from my understanding pfSense has several ways to assign DNS servers. There is a "General Setup" tab where you can put in DNS, there is also the "DHCP Server" page where you can push DNS to clients. I don't want clients assigned DNS via DHCP, so how can I make clients use the DNS servers...
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    Two Networks One IP

    Hello, I am trying to figure out the best way to create two separate networks using one external IP address. I don't want the networks to be able to communicate with each other. I read about cascading and also read where you get a 3rd router and connect two routers to it. Taking off DHCP and...
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    This can't be good...

    For some strange reason, my Airport extreme is assigning my laptop a routable IP address. The internal address range is set to 10. My Airport (router) is being assigned a 169. I discovered this the other day when I was trying to connect to my Synology and I couldn't find it...
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    Question about network wiring

    : Hello and Merry Christmas/Happy Holidays/etc etc.. :D I wanted to run a question by you guys. There is a cable designated as "Main" in the picture which is bringing internet into the house, 4 lines of main are connected to the power supply and 4 lines are connected to 4 lines of a CAT5e...
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    Insulation for ethernet cables

    . Trying to find some tubing to put over exposed ethernet wires. The builder for some unknown reason pulled off the insulation. Now I would like to reinsulate the wires to protect from noise. I can probably find some heat shrink tubing but it won't offer protection against crosstalk with other...
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    Surveillance cameras

    Hello, I think I am in the right forum. I am looking to install between 4 to 6 cameras on the outside of my home. What brand do you guys recommend? I have been researching but the review are all over the place on these things. I got a quote on the following, seems a bit steep, plus I...
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    Anyone use Iodine?

    I am trying to configure Iodine and having couple issues. Server is set up as Opened dns2 Setting IP of dns2 to 10.0.0.54 Setting MTU of dns2 to 1130 Opened UDP socket Listening to dns for domain test.com Client is set up as When I connect, I get this.... I try to ping 10.0.0.54 with no...
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    Music organizer software suggestions

    Hello, I have researched music organization software but the information I found seems dated. I am trying to clean up duplicates, remove low quality songs, some songs I don't even have names for. I have around 164 GB of songs to clean up. At this point, I am ready to pay for software to help...
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    Using rsync to back up files from macbook to synology

    Hello, I am trying to figure out how to back up files. I don't want to use Synology's bult in cloudstation, there are some issues with it not copying all files. Anyway, I would prefer to use rsync to backup files from a macbook to a synology DS214. I have used rsync in the past and it worked...
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    Recommended routers for DDWRT running VPN

    Hello, I am looking to upgrade my old school WRT54GL to a new DDWRT compatible router. I am seeing some laggy connection to the WRT54GL and think it may be due to running a VPN and using the router as an AP. I am running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (08/12/10) vpn (SVN revision 14929) I saw these...
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    Best recommended drive for Synology NAS DS214+

    Looking to pick up a DS214+ and found several 4TB drives that may work from the Synology website. What is the best hard drive for home use out of these three? I see mixed reviews from Newegg. Does RPM make much difference on a NAS? I'm not storing a lot of bulky files like movies, etc. I've...
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    unable to login to SSH using pubkey

    I got this working before and then applied a firmware update that wiped everything out. Hoorah! that was so awesome. :mad: Anyway, now I cannot get pubkey login to SSH working again. I've copy over public key and "cat" into .ssh/authorized_keys Changed sshd_config PubkeyAuthentication...
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    VPN on DDWRT

    Hello all, I am setting up a VPN on WRT54GL. I am currently running "DD-WRT v24-sp2 (08/12/10) vpn, (SVN revision 14929)" I used this as a guide: http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php...sy_way)_v24%2B I have a Mac and am using Tunnelblick as the client. ==============================...
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    autoconnect to share on WD "MyCloud" NAS

    Hello, I am trying to auto connect to a share on a Western Digital MyCloud NAS. Every time I close my laptop, the connect is terminated and I would like to be able to auto connect to the share. I guess I would need some type or script or maybe there is a setting I can change to do this. I am not...
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    using rsync over SSH

    Hello all, I am using a Western Digital Mycloud NAS and a macbook running OSX 10.8. I am using rsync to backup files and folders. The problem is that when the folders get ported over via rsync, the owner and root are changed and I can no longer delete or change the files. I don't want...
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    Questions about launchd for MAC OSX

    Hello, I am wanting to schedule backup and since cron is deprecated, I used launchd. I got launchd to work but I have some questions about it's use. Can I schedule the task without having to reboot my computer? Can the script go in LaunchAgents or LaunchDaemons? Also, I have seen two...
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    encryption and specific file backup for DS214play

    Not sure if this should go here or under the network topic. I have two questions regarding the Synology DS214Play: 1) Does the 214play offer encryption? When I use the "NAS Selector", it lists the 214Play has encryption but when I compare the 214play to the 214+, it says the 214+ has...
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    Backup software

    Does anyone have any recommendations for good backup software? I have a network attached storage and I would like to have certain folders auto backup instead of me having to manually go through each time and figure out what files are missing. I found a couple options through google but...
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    Tunnelblick connects but cannot resolve

    Need some help with DDWRT and VPN. I have DDWRT installed on a WRT54GL. I am running Tunnelblick on mac, OSX 10.8.3. It appears it is connecting successfully, however, it appears I cannot resolve webpages. First I saw LZO errors so I commented out # comp-lzo I added Google's DNS servers...
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