When it comes to IT monitoring software you nearly need a Bachelor’s degree from the software provider just to manage the damn thing, and we won’t even get into the complications involved in setting it all up. Its no secret I often fantasize about the perfect piece of monitoring software for specific tasks and all in one style solutions. At one point in the last year it was a task of mine to research all monitoring solutions I could find and come up with something affordable, fairly straight forward and easy to manage and it needed to scale well. By
Ok a while back I promised a part 2 for the VPN configuration guides so here it finally is. I dont know why i didnt get this done sooner considering it will be quick and painless. I will cover both XP and Windows 7 but not Vista. Dont worry Vista is a combination of both so you can figure it out from the following screenshots and article. I will start by covering a few things that apply to any client OS. First you need to get the IP address of the server that you wish to connect VIA VPN to.
I will create a more complete guide with pictures and all later. I want to get this down while its fresh in my head. So the point of this guide is to make your home network act like it has a real DNS server and not just a Linksys, D-link, Netgear or whatever brand router. This guide will be based around a D-link brand router since it’s what I own and have on hand. Note: some older routers (especially Linksys) simply pass DNS to your external ISP servers. This is bad and if this is the case then this guide