Track users connectivity to Wi-Fi using OpenWRT

  • August 27, 2016

How to know what time a person reached or was at home? One of the simplest method is to track when the user was connected to Wi-Fi. This could be accomplished easily if you have OpenWRT firmware on your router.

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Get notified via IFTTT or Pushbullet when OpenWRT router has started

  • July 31, 2016

Using IFTTT’s Maker channel, I could setup a Web Request receiver or if you prefer a simpler method, you could use Pushbullet. Then I configured my OpenWRT router to post to the receiver on startup.

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Static blog generated by Hugo hosted on Google Firebase

  • July 14, 2016

I have migrated my blog from WordPress to static website generated by Hugo. Here is why.

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Conditional multiple OpenVPN routing by hostname or IP

  • June 19, 2016

Using OpenWRT, connect to multiple OpenVPN instances and conditionally divert one or more outgoing traffic to specific VPN route by destination host names or IP addresses.

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OpenWRT encrypted DNS lookup using multiple DNSCrypt servers

  • May 23, 2016

Want to setup OpenWRT to query specific DNSCrypt server depending on domain name to resolve? Read on.

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Setup HAProxy with CloudFlare SSL termination on OpenWRT

  • May 8, 2016

Setup instructions for HAProxy with HTTP SSL termination on OpenWRT with CloudFlare Origin CA and Authenticated Origin Pulls.

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CloudFlare Origin CA on Raspberry Pi Apache

  • May 4, 2016

Immediately after reading CloudFlare’s blog post on the introduction of Origin CA, I tried it on my Raspberry Pi Apache. Read on for the details.

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Automate Raspberry Pi UFW to allow CloudFlare inbound

  • May 2, 2016

As IPv6 restores the ability to have end-to-end connectivity unlike IPv4 shielded by NAT, I needed to configure my Raspberry Pi firewall to allow only CloudFlare traffic inbound on port 443. Read on for the solution.

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OpenWRT IPv6 Dynamic DNS Client

  • May 2, 2016

This should be rather straightforward but I encountered problems setting up with a solution worth sharing and I will throw in a tip that you may find useful.

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Using a Jump server

  • April 27, 2016

I logged into my home’s VPN from my mobile device and I needed to access my Pi but then I realised I could not because my Pi allowed incoming SSH traffic only from machines on a specific /24 subnet. At times like this, a jump server/host can act as a bridge.

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