Sophos XG Firewall LTE Backup

I work a good bit from my home office so obviously internet access is pretty important – so important that I have 2 carriers: Comcast via coax and AT&T via bonded pair DSL. As you may also know, I use the Sophos XG firewall home edition as a full-featured firewall and internet gateway – the conversion from Sophos UTM to XG was a bit tricky due to the UI of XG being…let’s just say not … Read more…

Intel NUC External Antenna

One of the primary uses for our Intel NUC is as a cable box replacement HTPC – so that means there’s always movies, recorded TV or live TV streaming to it over the network. In the past, I was able to direct wire and use the ethernet port giving 1Gbps speed which is more than enough. But now that we moved, that is no longer an option – fortunately, I installed an Intel AC-7260¬†wireless card … Read more…

Aironet AP Missing config command?

Doing just a simple SSID and security change on an AP, I was using the web GUI. But then I was not able to successfully enable WPA, so I resorted to the CLI, only to find that I couldn’t even get into global config mode! —–ES-AP>en Password: —–ES-AP#config t ^ % Invalid input detected at ‘^’ marker. —–ES-AP#? Exec commands: <1-99> Session number to resume access-enable Create a temporary Access-List entry access-template Create a temporary … Read more…