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Router Replacement: Mikrotik RB4011 and TIME DotCom 1Gbps Internet Service

I bought a Mikrotik RB4011 router to replace the router for my TimeDotCom Fiber Internet service. Mostly for fun education. ☺ Actually there were some issues bugging me with the TIME supplied DIR-882 router. It's a speedy router, but I couldn't get NAT loopback to work, the DNS lookups with Google DNS seems sluggish, and I wanted to monitor my traffic using SNMP. Although the firmware is customized for TIME, TIME's support referred me to D-Link for questions regarding the router. But th...

Changing my ISP : Telekom Malaysia's UniFi → TIME Home Fibre Internet, and Do You Really Need 1Gbps?

Since I live in a 20-year old apartment, Telekom Malaysia's UniFi Fiber-To-The-Home is delivered only to the riser room in the basement of my building ... from there the internet service is carried into my unit using the existing regular copper cables (using VDSL technology). The copper cabling is the bottleneck here and limits the speed offered by Telekom Malaysia to 30Mbps. When I first moved in, I started with 10Mbps UniFi, and then upgraded to the UniFi Advance 30Mbps + Aneka (Q2 2016 C...

Setting Up Reverse FTP Proxy Server

Setting Up a Reverse FTP Proxy Server Problem: You have a server (let's call it the firewall) with a public IP. Users will connect to this public IP using FTP clients. However your actual FTP server is not located on the firewall, but located somewhere else -- behind a DMZ, or through a VPN, or just another "less visible" public IP on the internet. You need the Firewall to act as a reverse-proxy and relay the protocol from your firewall to your actual ftp server. Doing this at the network ...