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Required OpenVPN modifications for Grandstream phones.

Just for my future reference as normal.. Using a standard setup from this script: https://github.com/angristan/openvpn-install Comment out the tls-crypt line add a log line: log /var/log/openvpn/log.log Turn off LZO on phone. Configure, then reboot phone.

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Asterisk PBX: Using TimeZones in GotoIfTime

Asterisk VoIP PBX allows you to setup your dialplan to route calls to different places depending on the time of day. I setup a system in the UK which has British summer time / daylight savings time. (BST). The documentation … Continue reading

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Asterisk PBX: Enable beep on call transfer.

I always find this difficult to google for.. so just to save me time in the future: The __ at the beginning means the variable inherits multiple levels on calls or processes spawned by the dialplan. For more information on … Continue reading

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Electronics goods scam, 2022 version

It has been a while, I’ve previously written about similar scams in 2021 and earlier.I stopped being able to find active sites towards the end of 2021 and, sadly, lost interest in checking after a while.A recent comment on that … Continue reading

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How to make Speedify use multiple gateways on linux

This has been tested on a virtual guest with multiple virtual adaptors provided by the host (no vlans). It may work with linux virtual adapters (e.g. ens10:1) too but untested. Default adaptor and gateway are as normal. No changes required. … Continue reading

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Webmin not updating Debian firewall.

This is again mainly for my own reference. If you are stuck in “I don’t like CLI” land – like I am sometimes – this is how you get Webmin configured iptables rules to apply if the GUI isn’t applying … Continue reading

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Gaining full root access to the Hyperoptic ZTE ZXHN H298A

Here I will go through the rough and very technical steps to gain root access to this router. Beware – it is very technical, needs a working GenieACS server and a DHCP server which allows you to set an Option … Continue reading

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systemd

I suck at systemd.. this is just a post so I can find the information I need in the future:

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My daily drivers / tools

I wrote about this back in 2013 and things have changed since then. My current daily drivers and important tools are.. Wireshark – still use this constantly and almost daily CyberChef – An easy to access tool for data conversion, … Continue reading

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“Order Renewed” tech support refund scam

FROM: blizzardnicholas109@gmail.com Payment Approved! Invoice: NRT-2D06M2021YY Dear aaaaaa Thanks for showing your trust upon us once again. your order has been renewed and is active now, the payment will reflect into your account within few moments to next 48 hours. … Continue reading

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