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    Ubiquiti equipment

    Have had fantastic experiences with it over the years. Like anything, once you know it the smaller quirks and differences people complain about tend to be non-issues. It is a unique architecture with their controller setup, but once you get it the whole system is great to work with. I run 10+...
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    Homelab - Mail Relay Server for Cron

    I have been very happy with www.duocircle.com for various email related tools. I use them as a MX forwarding relay as well as an outbound SMTP.
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    Need HelpDesk software suggestions

    You are mixing a few different things under 'HelpDesk'. For pure Helpdesk / ticket functionality, I really like ZenDesk. It is also one of the standards in the industry so a lot of other SaaS solutions integrate easily with it for things like IT Asset Management, etc.
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    Ubiquity / UniFi AP Setup & Edgerouter X Load Balacing

    The Edge(Router) line is really designed for people that know networking well. They are extremely powerful devices, but not designed for ease of set up and configurations if you do not know networking. That said, if you do, it is significantly easier than say a Cisco IOS device. Unifi is a...
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    In late 2019, do we still need to manually set wifi channel?

    and if you want to really go for it, do so with a Ubiquiti Unifi AP. Has been my go to in multi-living / condo situations for clients and does an impressive job of keeping strong client connections amongst the noise.
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    iPad Air (2019) vs iPad Pro 10.5 (2017)

    You will like it, the 10inch is quite a bit more real estate and all are plenty fast these days. I regularly use iPad Airs, Pros (10.5, 9.7 and the new gen), and base iPads. The only one that really lags behind IMO is the base iPad.
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    Multi network setup help

    The scenario he is seeing is degraded performance as the Wifi cameras are steady consumers of the channel traffic, not the need to separate the traffic for routing, security, etc.. Simply using a multi-SSID AP will do nothing to help with this problem as the multiple SSIDs are still on a single...
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    Hax and firewalls?

    If there is one, sure. But frankly even a basic stateful firewall (like many routers now are) will make a direct "hack their system" approach very difficult unless there is an application open that has a vulnerability. Yes, there have been stateful firewalls with exploits in the past, but to the...
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    Hax and firewalls?

    Firewalls typically are not the issue, application security vulnerabilities that can be exploited are. No code is perfect.
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    Amazon Is Kicking All Unauthorized Apple Refurbishers off Amazon Marketplace

    I don't hate the idea, much of the refurb on Amazon for Apple products has been shit. It is not refurbed when you just cleaned it off and stuck it in a new box.
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    WinAmp Not Dead?

    Foobar2000. That said, I mostly just stream these days. So much easier.
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    SEO "Company" asking me to change my nameservers

    Cloudflare is a solid service, also easy to setup for yourself if you know a bit about DNS/Nameservers, etc.
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    What I’ve learned from nearly three years of enterprise Wi-Fi at home

    He even over-complicates his article. Unifi can be set it and forget it, if you go with the KISS rule.
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    Azure vs AWS - What is your experience?

    How is elastic beanstalk “not popular”? Its one of their core offerings and massively adopted.
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    unifi cant adopt new ap

    Correct, the old first gen "Square" AC models are no longer supported. TBH they were a PITA when they first released as well, always was a buggy model for what is otherwise a great lineup from Ubiquiti. The new ~$120 PRO AC models spank those first gens as well.
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    Need 10" laptop with Ethernet, SSD

    You need to look at device dimensions not the screen dimensions. The old 10" netbook I have is bigger than many larger screen devices today.
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    Wired Mesh Wifi Extender?

    Ubiquiti Unifi APs....perfect for this situation.
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    The difference? Hyper-V in Win 10 and Hyper-V server 2016...

    Personally I love Hyper-V as I grew up supporting Windows. I ran three Hyper-V hosts on Server 2012 and recently migrated to Server 2016. It is easy to manage, and works seamlessly with a windows ecosystem. I especially like how much easier it is to work with VM files, disks, etc. because it...
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    Thoughts on Running a Web Server Through a VPN

    The problem with hosting at home is that it seems great for awhile. Then something goes wrong and you get downtime and the issues start to pile up like crazy. I actually do host a few services out of my house, but they are not websites. They are monitoring and backup services for clients that...
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    What are the current-gen iMacs like?

    I would look at a loaded Mac Book Pro instead honestly. Very capable and mobile when you want it.
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    HyperV takes forever to Start/Stop

    RAID1 should not be an issue. I run most of my VMs on RAID1 volumes on smaller server builds with no issue.
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    HyperV takes forever to Start/Stop

    Is the VM fresh as well? Definitely not normal, boot times are like normal PC startup times on my Hyper-V hosts.
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    Hosting Feedback - Where can I get hosting...

    mddhosting.com is a very solid option not owned by one of the big guys that suck.
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    Apple Watch LTE

    I have had mine for a week or so. It is a lot better than the earlier gens IMO. Notifications can still be a bit hit or miss, but overall it is not sluggish like the earlier gens and the battery life has been insane so far for me (Whole day and I usually end the day with ~70%).
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    what will i need to run ~2000' fiber cable?

    UBNT wireless is what I would look at. You really don't need much bandwidth, just lowish latency and good penetrating power. I have been very impressed with their products for wireless links (it is what they started as). Frankly in the wireless bridge department, I have yet to find anything...
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    Looking for a good web hosting company ?

    Not anymore sadly. Stay away. They were bought out and the service has gone wayyyy down.
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    Second-Hand Monitors: Security Concerns?

    This is so much more complicated than other methods that it really does not make sense. Plus the issue with GSM, etc. is that it is traceable as well.
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    Auto mapping drives on a domain? I think thats what we are trying to do atleast.

    Was the server ever setup to be the domain controller? (DC)
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    Apartment has Modem built into wall? Security concerns?

    Your router is keeping you just as secure as if you plugged it into a modem putting you on the open web. IE should not be a problem at all.
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    Fixing Unifi AP performance

    I can assure you that is not typical. I have yet to see an environment where a single Unifi AP did not outperform 1 if not 2 normal consumer AIO wifi setups. They have also significantly reduced support calls and issues with clients.
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    How can I use my server at home to host my own VPN server?

    OpenVPN Access Server is a super easy self contained VM that you could run in Hyper-V. There are a ton of guides around OpenVPN out there, but the classic (non appliance) version can be a bit confusing getting certificates and config files setup the first few times, especially in a secure...
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    Microsoft deletes users kaspersky

    Given how deeply integrated an AV is with the OS....it is one thing that really should be a trusted installer......
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    Is there an end all router with great wireless range?

    Unifi AC Pro + Edgerouter Lite or Edgerouter X if on a budget. Super reliable, great range, simple. I have converted a lot of clients to this setup and it solves wireless problems every time.
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    One-sided long(ish) range Wi-Fi

    Even a ubiquiti nano station should be able to reach that distance and it is an all in one unit (no external antenna needed)
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    Educate me on bonding vs load balancing

    Frankly if you are getting a 8/1 connection I would not even call that close to being slow.... I grew up in an area with extended access DSL (that I was glad to get over dial up) that was 512k/128k. Then had a 1.5/512, then a 10/1. All on DSL. All worked for gaming just fine as they had low...
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    Forums displaying threads in a weird format

    Seems to be helping. I browsed a bit more, saw the issue once or twice but refreshed the page and the issue went away (which before a refresh would not fix). Definitely seems like it was a cache issue. Thanks!
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    Forums displaying threads in a weird format

    See attached for debug output
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    Forums displaying threads in a weird format

    For me, yes. Seems to be random too. Just refreshed and now it is good again. It frankly looks like some CSS or dependencies are not loading right, I will try and get a grab from the console
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