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Scaling up your Acestream Proxy AKA aceproxy 0

Scaling up your Acestream Proxy AKA aceproxy

To test my Aceproxy, i posted the link to a particular subreddit to get some traffic generated. One of the main issues i saw with the proxy (excluding being reliant on the acestream source)...

Setting up an Acestream Proxy 0

Setting up an Acestream Proxy

Acestream seem to provide the best quality online streams, but as its essentially video over bittorrent, its not really the kind of traffic i want on my home network. This is a rundown on...

Script to back up pfSense config 0

Script to back up pfSense config

Continuing the theme of keeping everything backed up, i realised i wasnt backing up my pfSense configs. You can do this automatically with pfSense gold. Id highly recommend getting it, even if its just...

Blocking ads by DNS using BIND 0

Blocking ads by DNS using BIND

Something i have recently setup on my home network is the ability to blacklist domains and ads by DNS. Instead of giving the correct address for the requested ad, my DNS server points the...

Debian and UEFI problems. 0

Debian and UEFI problems.

UEFI is a strange beast to me but recently bought myself a new laptop, a Lenovo Y50-70. After getting dual-boot working fine for a few days, Debian disappeared from the EFI boot menu and...

Stop snmpd spamming messages in centos 7 0

Stop snmpd spamming messages in centos 7

SNMPD spamming /var/log/messages is a pet hate of mine. It causes so much rubbish to be sat in the logs. I had a hard time looking for how to do this on centos 7....

Investigating a fake flash drive 0

Investigating a fake flash drive

My wife recently bought me a new flash drive. Its a 32GB drive from Ebay which she also got engraved for me. Its a nice solid drive which will be great to carry around...

Apache as a reverse proxy 0

Apache as a reverse proxy

Instead of opening a bunch of ports to my home network, i figured it was easier to setup a reverse proxy for all the servers in my home. Heres a quick run down on...