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Isolated Network to Fix Bricked Hikvision IP Camera Firmware

How to Fix a Bricked Hikvision IP Camera Firmware

How to Fix a Bricked Hikvision IP Camera firmware by using Wireshark to discover the camera’s IP address and update the firmware via TFTP. My Hikvision DS-2CD6412FWD-10 1.3MP Covert Network Camera bricked (i.e. inoperable) after upgrading the firmware. All standard recovery methods failed including a Factory Reset, TFTP server and USB-to-RS232 serial port session. The […]

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Cat6 RJ45 Ethernet Plug with Strain Relief Boot

How to Wire a Cat6 RJ45 Ethernet Plug

How to wire a Cat6 RJ45 Ethernet plug for a home network photo tutorial. This project is continued form How to Wire a Cat6 RJ45 Ethernet Jack. How to Wire a Cat6 RJ45 Ethernet Plug After fishing Ethernet cable from the attic and wiring a new Cat6 RJ45 wall jack, I needed to terminate the […]

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Cat6 Ethernet Jack Punchdown Wiring

How to Wire a Cat6 RJ45 Ethernet Jack

This project shows how to fish cable and wire a Cat6 RJ45 Ethernet jack for a home network. I’ve been upgrading my network and decided to switch from Cat5e to Cat6 cable for all new installs. Cat5e supports a maximum of 1 Gigabit/sec whereas Cat6 supports 10 Gigabits/sec speed and is future-proof for multi-Gigabit Internet […]

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Ubiquiti Edgeroute Lite - WAN_IN and WAN_LOCAL Firewall Rules

EdgeRouter Lite SOHO Network Firewall Rules

The EdgeRouter Lite SOHO network firewall rules are explained in detail. This project is continued from Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite SOHO Network Configuration. Also see the project introduction for network requirements, logical and physical network design. My network design diagram is: The EdgeRouter Lite print configuration and CLI commands were discussed in the previous project. Now […]

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Home Network Migration from WiFi Router to EdgeRouter Lite

Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite SOHO Network Configuration

This project explains the factory new Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite SOHO network configuration with firewall rules and VLANs. As described in the project introduction, I created my SOHO network design diagram before taking the EdgeRouter Lite (ER3) out of the box: To view and save the full size network diagram from a desktop browser: Click on […]

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Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite Network Diagram

Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite SOHO Network Design

This project describes the Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite, EdgeSwitch 24 and UniFi Access Point network design for a SOHO (Small Office/Home Office) network. Home networks are rapidly becoming more complex and taking on the characteristics of small enterprise networks. My network has almost 30 IP connected devices ranging from PCs to smart TVs to Internet of […]

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WordPress Related Posts for Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) - Project Directory Tree

How to Add Related Posts to Accelerated Mobile Pages in WordPress – Part 2

The AMP related posts PHP source code and Mustache template are explained this project. This project is continued from How to Add Related Posts to Accelerated Mobile Pages in WordPress. PHP class AmpContextlyRelatedPosts The heavy lifting is performed by the amp-contextly-related-posts.php module. The module defines the class AmpContextlyRelatedPosts which has methods that: Calls the Contextly […]

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