Author Archives: Pete

Samantha – file server

One old(ish) midi-tower uATX case. Requirement for one quiet file server. Enter a fanless Asus uATX motherboard with 5 onboard SATA 6Gb/s ports. Mix dremel cutting disc and tinsnips with midi-tower case, add a few extra holes and a few … Continue reading

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sipXecs – uncharted territory

sipXecs is an open source PBX server built on Freeswitch for the core of it’s SIP functionality. To explain: SIP is the industry standard for VoIP systems, which allow you to have a telephone system (amoungst other things!) that operates … Continue reading

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BT Infinity modem – v3B

Mostly just a quick set of photos, nothing on the new modem BT/Kelly Communications came to install looks much different, apart from the power supply being white not black.

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ITX Security NCX-2000P

ITX Security NCX-2000P CCTV camera information and sort of review – see the manufacturers website for their ‘spec’ sheet! Why there is no documentation and no mention of this camera anywhere on the web beats me. Maybe it’s the … Continue reading

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DansGuardian and NTLM from Active Directory

Instructions on how to get DansGuardian and Squid to do auth against an Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory, to allow multi-group filtering options. To help with managing the server webmin is set up along side. This assumes you’re going … Continue reading

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BT Infinity

A quick shot of the inside of the BT Openreach Infinity VDSL2+ modem/router/bridge, which comes in a box labeled Huawei Echolife HG612. See Huawei’s page for the HG612 (link now broken). However, it is clear we have a modified stripped … Continue reading

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