Not all public DNS servers enjoy serving private addresses.

Recently, I encountered a situation where employees working at home while connected to our corporate VPN were unable to access a certain network resource which would normally be accessible only to on-site and VPN users. Let’s call that resource importantserver.example.com. importantserver.test.com has an RFC1918 address, let’s give 10.51.0.7 as an example. This address is only […]

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Cisco UC 320W – Use as an FXO adapter (or, the struggle of making devices do things for which they were not designed)

Recently, I decided to try setting up a test phone system (that will also be my actual apartment’s phone system) at home. This system, based on the tiny Raspberry Pi 4 computer running RasPBX (a customised version of FreePBX for the Raspberry Pi), was easily able to connect with two SIP telephones (an Aastra SIP […]

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Hello, world… again!

After a few years of not having tended to my previous website, it seemed that it might be time for a fresh start. If you’ve stumbled upon this site because of a link to my old site (perhaps due to a certain infamous music video that was posted) or to AlbertaFranceMotoLicence.info (sorry, it was ultimately unsuccessful due […]

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