Private Internet Access at home with streaming services

Setting up Private VPN Access to secure your home network while still being able to use streaming services like Netflix and Hulu. Continue reading Private Internet Access at home with streaming services

Process and restart your Windows DNS servers with a batch file.

If you are like me and have multiple Windows DNS servers to manage, you find that it gets tiresome to constantly update, clear the cache and restart the DNS Server service.  Scripting to the Rescue! Here is a batch file Continue reading Process and restart your Windows DNS servers with a batch file.

Configure OpenVPN to restrict access to users, servers and services

OpenVPN configuration to restrict access to certain groups of users permitting only certain services while giving full access to other users. Continue reading Configure OpenVPN to restrict access to users, servers and services

Use IP Helper with Sonicwall VPN for Active Directory across the tunnel

A simple solution that is often overlooked. Turn on IP Helper to get Active Directory working across your Sonicwall site to site VPN tunnel. Continue reading Use IP Helper with Sonicwall VPN for Active Directory across the tunnel

SSL Sites won’t load on PPOE connections.

Sometimes you have to pull out old tricks to get a new firewall to work… While we were installing a new Sonicwall at a customers site we found that sites they were able to visit before were not working.  It Continue reading SSL Sites won’t load on PPOE connections.

How to build a policy that give local users administrative rights on the local computer without making them and administrator on the domain.

Some of us want to loosen up our control on the local computer and really does not matter to us what the user does with it as long as they don’t inflict damage on the domain. By default, Windows makes Continue reading How to build a policy that give local users administrative rights on the local computer without making them and administrator on the domain.