Networking/Computing Tips/Tricks

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Every now and then we jot down some great networking and computing tips.

Usually these have to do with how to do this or how to change that. The subjects are fairly broad when it comes to networking and we encourage both your feedback and contributions to extending any of the tips.

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Below are some good ones. Be careful, not all tips work on all networking equipment nor operating systems.

You should always contact us if you have questions.

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Title Published Date Hits
Deleting Remembered Wi-Fi Networks in Windows 17 November 2017 Hits: 56
Router and Switch Net Admin Tools - a basic list 07 November 2017 Hits: 4965
Capturing Wi-Fi WLAN Packets on Windows for Free! 06 November 2017 Hits: 3248
Real-life Wireless Wireshark Troubleshooting Example 06 November 2017 Hits: 85
Linux Networking Commands 03 October 2017 Hits: 205
Wi-Fi Scanning Tools List 27 August 2017 Hits: 377
Securing a Home or Small Business Network 26 August 2017 Hits: 3451
A Wireshark WiFi Configuration Profile 26 August 2017 Hits: 5108
Capturing Wi-Fi WLAN Packets in Wireshark on Linux 26 August 2017 Hits: 4212
The DNS System In Depth 19 July 2017 Hits: 496
Leveraging SSL and TLS Decryption in Wireshark 15 July 2017 Hits: 901
Wireshark Display Filter Macros 24 June 2017 Hits: 594
Finding HTTPS Sessions in Wireshark Captures 22 June 2017 Hits: 375
How do I find all packets from Apple devices in Wireshark? 21 June 2017 Hits: 449
The TRANSUM tool is now in Wireshark 2.4! 18 June 2017 Hits: 401
Wireless Report in Wireshark 2.x 18 June 2017 Hits: 301
Using Netsh to Capture Packets in Windows 11 January 2017 Hits: 2275
A List of Network Monitoring Tools for Network and System Administrators 11 January 2017 Hits: 8160
Using the mergecap Tool to Merge Packet Captures 11 December 2016 Hits: 2411
Wireshark Ring Buffer Capture from the Command Line using T-Shark 09 December 2016 Hits: 2007
A Quick Start for your Favorite Windows Apps 27 November 2016 Hits: 834
Carving and Parsing Packet Captures 01 August 2016 Hits: 1433
A Minimized Dissector Configuration Profile for Wireshark 18 July 2016 Hits: 1199
Getting Started with Linux - Linux Terminal commands you should know! 28 May 2016 Hits: 2664
Using MAC OSX Preview to save PDF's in Different Sizes 08 April 2016 Hits: 1302
The Purpose of the IP ID Field Demystified 28 March 2016 Hits: 5114
Free Windows Virtual Machines from Microsoft 08 August 2015 Hits: 2188
Setting up Wireshark Name Resolution Files 07 March 2015 Hits: 3442
Basic MPLS LDP Profile for Wireshark 10 January 2015 Hits: 2590
Learning the Network Science Fundamentals 27 December 2014 Hits: 2590
OpenFlow Overview 29 October 2014 Hits: 3630
How To Use 'dumpcap' Natively on your Computer 02 September 2014 Hits: 5458
A Wireshark IPv6 Configuration Profile 31 August 2014 Hits: 3925
A Wireshark Basic BGP Configuration Profile 31 August 2014 Hits: 3872
A Wireshark TCP Troubleshooting Configuration Profile 31 August 2014 Hits: 4338
A Wireshark IPv4 Configuration Profile 31 August 2014 Hits: 231
A Wireshark DNS Configuration Profile 31 August 2014 Hits: 183
A Wireshark ARP Configuration Profile 31 August 2014 Hits: 170
The Basics of 'netcat' 24 July 2014 Hits: 2949
GodMode in Windows 21 July 2014 Hits: 3059
Deeper Scanning with nmap 20 July 2014 Hits: 2984
Getting Started with nmap 20 July 2014 Hits: 4234
T-Shark Usage Examples 12 May 2014 Hits: 5460
Using T-Shark for Packet Voice 12 May 2014 Hits: 2682
Coloring Rules in Wireshark 13 March 2014 Hits: 5173
Removing Checksum Calculations in Wireshark 13 March 2014 Hits: 3112
Using Wireshark Temporary Colors to easily see a Conversation 28 January 2014 Hits: 5867
IPv6 Windows Command Line Examples 12 September 2013 Hits: 10422
Wireshark Name Resolution 12 September 2013 Hits: 3963
Wireshark Display Filter Cheat Sheet 12 September 2013 Hits: 7070
Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts 12 September 2013 Hits: 2950
What maintenance should I run on my computer, if any? 12 September 2013 Hits: 3209
What is the 'netstat' command, and what can it do? 12 September 2013 Hits: 5215
What is the 'arp' command, and how can I use it? 12 September 2013 Hits: 23058
What Broadband services are offered in my area? 12 September 2013 Hits: 2494
Using Wireshark to Capture on Remote Servers or Systems 12 September 2013 Hits: 3650
Using Social Media for ROI 12 September 2013 Hits: 7817
Using a Dynamic DNS Service Instead of a Public IP 12 September 2013 Hits: 2622
Upgrade Your Router/Gateway - Even If The Manufacturer Won't 12 September 2013 Hits: 2329
Troubleshooting Device Drivers 12 September 2013 Hits: 2704
The Ultimate Earth Status Screen 12 September 2013 Hits: 2570
The Netsh Shell/Scripting Tool in Windows 12 September 2013 Hits: 4325
The CellStream TCPDUMP Cheat Sheet now available 12 September 2013 Hits: 5104
Teach Others How to Use Their Computer 12 September 2013 Hits: 1470
Some Basic Troubleshooting Tips for the PC/Networking 12 September 2013 Hits: 7795
Shutting down a computer that appears unresponsive 12 September 2013 Hits: 2044
Sharing your desktop and allowing a user to control your PC 12 September 2013 Hits: 2300
Setting Up an IPv6 Teredo Tunnel in Windows 7 12 September 2013 Hits: 8189
Setting up an IPv6 ISATAP Tunnel in Windows 7 12 September 2013 Hits: 4778
Setting up A Web Server in Ubuntu Server 10.x and greater 12 September 2013 Hits: 2810
Setting up a SSH Server in Ubuntu Server 10.x and above 12 September 2013 Hits: 2671
Setting up a 6to4 Tunnel in Windows 7 12 September 2013 Hits: 6659
Setting a new or Static IP in ESX VM Server 12 September 2013 Hits: 2306
Removing unused Device Drivers 12 September 2013 Hits: 4819
Perhaps a top 10 Wireshark Filter List 12 September 2013 Hits: 4808
Parenting the Internet 12 September 2013 Hits: 4293
Locate an IP Address on a World Map 12 September 2013 Hits: 3568
Links to Ubuntu IPv6 How To's 12 September 2013 Hits: 3008
Keeping your Windows PC Software Up to Date 12 September 2013 Hits: 4074
IPv6 Linux Command Line Examples 12 September 2013 Hits: 4320
IPv6 MAC OSx Command Line Examples 12 September 2013 Hits: 1437
Installing the Desktop for Ubuntu Server 12 September 2013 Hits: 2690
Identify Your Computers Components in Detail 12 September 2013 Hits: 3106
How can I save Disk Space? 12 September 2013 Hits: 2801
Fixing the Ubuntu 11.x User Interface 12 September 2013 Hits: 2922
Five Simple Steps to GNS3 Setup 12 September 2013 Hits: 4068
Faster Booting by cleaning out Windows Pre-Fetch Folder 12 September 2013 Hits: 2591
Experimenting with ICMPv6 12 September 2013 Hits: 3972
Experimenting with DHCPv6 12 September 2013 Hits: 5178
Ethernet Cabling Fundamentals 12 September 2013 Hits: 3195
Enabling IPv6 on a Computer 12 September 2013 Hits: 7504
Dive Deep into Task Management for Windows 12 September 2013 Hits: 3441
Determining What is Connected to a Customer LAN 12 September 2013 Hits: 2481
Using T-Shark 11 September 2013 Hits: 3414
Create ACL and Firewall Rules with Wireshark 11 September 2013 Hits: 4877
Clean Up the Startup Folder with Autoruns Tool 11 September 2013 Hits: 2205
Cisco Router Tech Tips and "How To's" 11 September 2013 Hits: 2533
Blocking Offensive Web Content 11 September 2013 Hits: 2623
Blocking Certain Sites Using Your Home Router 11 September 2013 Hits: 4476
Apply Master to ALL Notes Pages in MS PowerPoint 11 September 2013 Hits: 3414
An IPsec VPN Lab Exercise 11 September 2013 Hits: 3835
Access Multiple Computers on a LAN or VM via Remote Desktop Connection 11 September 2013 Hits: 4704
A Map of the Submarine Cable System 11 September 2013 Hits: 3239
A Linux Command Line Cheat Sheet 11 September 2013 Hits: 4187
A Great Toolkit for Presenters - Zoomit! 11 September 2013 Hits: 2631
A better view of Processes and Internal Operations 11 September 2013 Hits: 2724
World IPv6 Day on June 8, 2011 09 June 2011 Hits: 3371
Disabling IPv6 Communications 12 August 2009 Hits: 4025

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