Recently, I was using a Windows based server to host a private server for an online game. In order for users to successfully connect to the server. I had to open some ports in Windows Firewall as it was blocking the ports. I created a simple Batch script to aid me in this process. You can download the script below. Instructions Run the script as an Administrator Enter the Port No. (e.g. 80) Select the Protocol (TCP, UDP or Both)…

Introduction A Virtual Private Network (VPN) allows you to give yourself a sense of anonymity while browsing the internet. Personally, I have been using a VPN to evade my school’s network policy of blocking all ports other than ports used for HTTP or FTP.. and to play online games (sad to say it’s MapleStory) with my FYP group mates. I was introduced to create a VPN server on Azure by my friend Zane the author of this awesome guide on Spiffy…

Igloohome Smart Lock by Igloohome is a digital lock targeting home owners and more specifically Airbnb hosts. The centerpiece feature of the lock is that it gives owners the capability of generating one time or time based pass code remotely using your mobile phone without being in the vicinity. (You can read more about how it works here) Really awesome for Airbnb hosts! Furthermore, the price of Igloohome Smart lock really make it stands out in the market. I got…

I have been struggling to find a guide which teaches me how to do this quickly. Most guides I found requires the use of VBA or an additional plugin. After multiple trial and error attempts, I found a way convert HTML to OFT using only Outlook 2016. Set-Up Click New Email Click this button on the toolbar. Add Attach File (Not “Attach File…”) A Paperclip button should now be added to the toolbar. Converting HTML TO OFT Click New Email Click the…

In my previous post pfSense & SingTel Fibre Guide I stated that I was not able to do without the extra smart VLAN capable switch (MikroTik RB260GS). Finally!!! With more tinkering I was able to get MioTV to work without an extra switch! Yayyy! NOTE If your pfSense set-up is running on ESXi, VMware or VirtualBox you have to ensure that promiscuous mode is turned on for WAN and MioWan NIC. I have only tested this out on ESXi and I was only…