How to Port Forward in pfSense

This tutorial will look at how to port forward in pfSense.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZBTTQ6P70kWhen you port forward, you’re allowing access to a device on your local network. It’s important to understand that this allows for people and devices outside of your local network…

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Synology Hyper Backup – Ultimate Guide

This will be a complete Synology Hyper Backup guide. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3D5DZ-4DH8A Most people use their Synology NAS as network storage, a backup destination, home media server, or even a photo storage solution. As time goes on, our NAS devices tend to…

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Synology RAID Calculator: SHR vs. RAID?

Today we’re going to look at the Synology RAID calculator and explain why this should be the first step you take any time you purchase a Synology NAS.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzli5Ggk_s4When you purchase a Synology NAS then get ready to set it up, you’re…

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How to Run a Speed Test on pfSense

This tutorial will take a look at how to run a speed test on pfSense. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOHOM9l87Es Running a speed test on pfSense is desirable because for the most part, you’re getting the speeds that are coming directly from your modem.…

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How to Empty the Recycle Bin on a Synology NAS

This tutorial will look at how to empty the Recycle Bin on a Synology NAS.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HgRFWMU7yMA lot of people forget that they enabled the recycle bin on their Synology NAS when they created a shared folder. This could lead to you…

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How to Back Up a Docker Container

Today we are going to look at how to back up a Docker container.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RUk9uEpvOgThis process is the same for all Docker containers but will be demoed on a Synology NAS as I feel that’s one of the easiest ways to…

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How to Set Up OpenVPN on pfSense

In this tutorial, we will look at how to set up OpenVPN on pfSense. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxhIpmov4TY I’ve created a few OpenVPN tutorials using a Raspberry Pi or Synology NAS, but out of all implementations, this is my “favorite”. Utilizing pfSense allows…

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Use DuckDNS to Set Up DDNS on pfSense

This tutorial will focus on how to Use DuckDNS to Set Up DDNS on pfSense. There are many different DDNS providers you can use on pfSense and if you own a domain, you might want to set up DDNS on…

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How to Set Up DDNS on pfSense using Cloudflare

Today we are going to take a look at how to set up DDNS on pfSense using Cloudflare.https://youtu.be/8GYs61ThGBMDDNS can be used for many home-lab services as it simply tracks the external IP address of your home network. If you’re fortunate…

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