Archive for November, 2012

FritzBox: Monitor Traffic

Saturday, November 10th, 2012

I have been using Fritzbox devices for some time now, moving from a 7170 to a 7390. What I have always missed was an easy to set up monitoring solution for the traffic going through them, most importantly the internet interface. There are some solutions that can do that, ...

Using a Draytek Router as dedicated VPN Gateway

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

I am currently using a Fritzbox 7390 as a device for handling a 16MBit ADSL line, telephony (SIP based) and two DECT devices. I also used the 7390 as VPN endpoint for some time, dealing with Astaro UTMs as counterparts. VPN was halfways robust, some points however were unnerving: There is ...

FileZilla FTP Server with implicit TLS encryption on a ADSL line with dynamic IPs

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

FileZilla FTP Server with implicit TLS encryption on a ADSL line with dynamic IPs Create DynDNS, DtDNS, NoIP or similar account Install Filezilla Server Options, Passive Mode settings, Use custom port range e.g. 30032-30049, Use the following IP: e.g. "XYZ.dyndns.org" SSL/TLS settings, Enable FTP over SSL/TLS, disable explicit FTP over TLS, enable Force PROT ...