As you can tell from the last few posts, I've been having a lot of fun withcollectd and instrumenting my systems. But I had one glaring hole untilrecently: my Ubiquti...
Warning: Doing this is making a clear tradeoff between security and speed.Do not do this on the public Internet or across a network you do not trust.rsync is one of...
Extending my post from last year,here's some additional data I'm grabbing from pfSense and stuffing into collectdvia a script. I'm now grabbing:DHCP LeasesCPU TemperatureThermal Zone TemperatureSSD Drive TemperatureUPS information (via...
So I've recently been on a graphing thing, wanting to collect all kind of datafrom my home network. And collectd seems to be a good candidate for doing that.With a...
I'm obsessed with pretty URLs. I admit it. I love looking at a properly formattedURL that just looks nice.I'm slowly converting our internal media library over to Plex now that...
Apple has launched a new Photos App for OS X, along with the ability to upload your entire library to iCloud. And with prices that are so cheap, there's almost...
Note: I am leaving this here for the reference and posterity, but for a variety of reasons,I no longer recommend doing this. It is a neat hack, but tends to...
So after several years of successfully using DD-WRT, I finally decided to move to pfSense. There are a multitude of reasons for this move, but I'll try to enumerate some...
I'm a developer, first and foremost. I like writing code. To me, maintaining servers, configuring things, troubleshooting network issues and the like - these are things I do to support...
The goal of this project were twofold:To completely eliminate the need for me to touch the phone to provision it. I want to be able to create a profile for...
I've been using Google Chrome as my primary browser for the last few months. Sorry, Firefox, but with all the stuff I need to work installed, you're so slow as...
In my previous entry, I wrote about how awesome DD-WRT is, and how it had replaced a number of network devices allowing me to reduce the number of machines at...
To celebrate the re-launch of my "blog," I'm going to do a multi-part entry about DD-WRT. But, first, a little history.For the first time in 10 years, I have no servers...