Unifi Cameras with Synology Surveillance Station

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Backup Cisco CUCM & CUC To Raspberry Pi

Working with a client recently we had huge trouble backup up a Cisco phone system to a local machine for disaster recovery. Cisco provide an interface to use SFTP, so I offered to provide a Raspberry Pi for the backups- surely it couldn’t be that hard? Well, yes...

Protecting Insecure Resources with HAProxy

I love Screenconnect (now known as Connectwise Control) but it drives me absolutely bonkers to think that a modern app doesn’t come with basic levels of security built in. All communication between the client and server are encrypted, but your login (yep...

Mac VPN Setup Guide

How to set up a VPN on Mac OS Firstly, you’ll need these credentials to be able to connect Username (also known as ‘Account Name’) Password Shared Secret (this is just another password) Server Address (will be either a URL or an IP address) Already set up?  Modifying...

Mail on Mac OS Server v10.13.4

I’ve been trying to get a new client on board and as part of that I’ve made a list of things that need to get fixed for that business to operate reliably. One of the dangerous things they are doing is running Mail Server on a Mac. This is about to become...

Phishing Grows Up?

This morning I got an email ostensibly from American Express, asking me to set up a ‘SafeKey’ to add an extra level of protection to my online purchases.   It looks legit. One of the first things I do is hover my mouse pointer over the supplied link-...