Category: Infrastructure

Mar 16

How to: Configure a Dynamic DNS Client (DDClient) with NameCheap?

How to: Configure a Dynamic DNS Client (DDClient) with NameCheap? Recently I came across a new set of DNS service providers that offer Dynamic DNS services (for free!) One that I ended up really liking was NameCheap. They have a nice user interface, and what’s best is that you can use your own domain name …

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Oct 25

What RSA key length should I use for my SSL certificates?

What RSA key length should I use for my SSL certificates? Recently I was working on setting up an SSL certificate for a site and Internet Explorer asked me what key length I wanted to use. Usually providers offer 2048 and 4096 as their standard options so I was tempted to give it a shot …

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Jan 18

What is 1e100.net?

What is 1e100.net? Perhaps many of you have come across the domain 1e100.net. As I was working with custom search I noticed my firewall was blocking traffic so the results were not coming up. A little bit of digging revealed the following: Denied Connection Log type: Web Proxy (Forward) Status: 12227 The name on the …

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Dec 27

Comparison: Telmex vs Megacable

Telmex: Megacable:

Dec 23

What is: Microsoft Teredo Tunneling Adapter?

It is a Microsoft network adapter that allows you to tunnel IPv6 traffic over IPv4 links.

Jun 28

Networking segments – Private network segments

The reserved IP ranges for private networks are the following: 10.0.0.1/8 through 10.255.255.254/8 172.16.0.1/12 through 172.31.255.254/12 192.168.0.1/16 through 192.168.255.254/16 This information is very useful specially when working with routing tables as you may want to know what subnet mask to use when and the size of your private network based on its address class, etc. …

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