TPG HFC NBN BYO Router- Unifi

Had a great deal of trouble at one site, trying to replace the dreadful TP-Link Archer 1600 device supplied by TPG. There’s lots of instructions available but these mostly concentrate on VDSL connections. My customer has HFC NBN. Anyway, the answer was...

Unifi Cameras with Synology Surveillance Station

This is a guest post- thanks to Russell Gunn from Datalinq Solutions for working out this info and agreeing to have it hosted here. Please contact Russell here via email or by phone on 0863141120 if you want him to do this work for you- or if Western Australia is a...

State of The Mac 2020- Updated January 2020

We like Macs, but there are some er, less desirable models in the line up- so If you’re buying a new Mac this year, what specs to recommend? This post was originally written in March 2017, and since then Apple has updated pretty much everything- I have updated...

Grandstream WP820 and 3CX Setup

This information was not developed by me- thanks to Wayne Driver and Ben Smith for this info. I’ve added the ‘remote server’ section at the bottom The following was done with phone system on LAN, settings will differ if your phone system is on WAN....

Sending Scans from your Printer via Email

If you’ve ever tried to do this, you’ll know that it’s fraught with problems, here’s a few solutions that may get you out of trouble does your printer manufacturer have their own service you can use?For instance Brother allow you to send scans...

cPanel & WHM in Virtual Machine Manager on Synology

WARNING- You require a whole bunch of stuff to make this work, including a Public IP address on your VM. Read the requirements carefully to make sure you can meet all of them! There isn’t anything here that you can’t find elsewhere, but as usual I found...

Synology Ironwolf Health Status

This post was brought about by a really odd case we had in our network. We run a Synology DS1817+ for backups. It’s ideal for the job- loads of drive slots, can take a 10Gb-e card, and up to 16GB RAM. And in RAID 6 with 10TB drives it will have nearly 60TB of...

State of The Mac 2019- Updated October 2019

We like Macs, but there are some er, less desirable models in the line up- so If you’re buying a new Mac this year, what specs to recommend? This post was originally written in March 2017, and since then Apple has updated many of the models- I have updated each of the...

Fanvil PA2 Setup for 3CX

This is just a quick set of notes to document things that I found difficult when doing this setup. With a lot of products you can simply use Google, but I found here that yes, I was the only person on the planet dealing with these issues. The Fanvil PA2 is a beast of...

How to Access Webmail

For cpanel based accounts, there is a specific method to access your webmail. You need to know how to do this so you can set your preferences, check email if your main app is broken, and also clear up your account if it is full… Log Into WebmailOpen a web...