How customers are fooled by certain Internet Service Providers regarding google latency & peering in India!

This blog post is not a just “know-how” but is to educate the Local Cable Operators (LCO’s) / Franchises who are running Broadband business as well as end users in West Bengal and other places. Guys, please just don’t listen to whatever your ISP tells / shows you. Think logically, check the possibility then only move […]
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How to add in PRTG Mikrotik Static Queues for monitoring bandwidth utilisation

Many of us use PRTG Network Monitor for our network monitoring purpose. I personally use the free version supporting 100 sensors as it is sufficient for my network. Now, it’s super easy to add interfaces for Bandwidth motioning via SNMP for mikrotik & other devices. We just enable SNMP on Mikrotik, add the device in PRTG […]
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How to run Mikrotik 64 bit RouterOS on your PC

Okay, so I’m posting this article on Mikrotik 64 bit RouterOS say after almost a year. Had been super busy with my new ventures & consulting. We were always wondering when Mikrotik will release a x64 version for our 64 bit PCs which can support more than 2 GiG RAMs.But unfortunately mikrotik trashed the plan […]
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Download ESXi 6.0 patched with Realtek 8168, 8169 and DLink DGE-528T NIC

Relief for all those Virtualiztion Enthusiast who wants to build their Virtualization lab in their home with simple hardwares. Unfortunately, ESXi 6 donot support NICs made for consumer purpose and only supports server grade NICs. But why buy those costly NICs when all motherboards now-a-days provides us with gigabit NIC and even if you don’t […]
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Installing playSMS with Gammu in Ubuntu Server 15.04 – Part 3 – Gammu installation, configuration & verification

Okay, so you have been through some comparatively easy steps but now is the ultimate step leading you to the final configuration of your server using Gammu gateway. So, have patience and configure it step by step.. For this demonstration, I will be using ZTE MF 190 dongle with a SIM Card. Also I would […]
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Installing playSMS with Gammu in Ubuntu Server 15.04 – Part 2 – playSMS installation & configuration [with Video]

Hope you have successfully followed my first part of this tutorial series and implemented basic requirements for installing playSMS now. Procedure for installing playSMS in Ubuntu Server 15.04: Go to https://sourceforge.net/projects/playsms/files/playsms/. Check out the latest version available, like 1.3.1 for now. Click on it. Right click on playsms-1.3.1.tar.gz –> Copy link address. Open Ubuntu shell. Download the […]
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Installing playSMS with Gammu in Ubuntu Server 15.04 – Part 1 – Preparing the server [with Video]

Hello everyone, in this tutorial we are going to see how to set up your own SMS Gateway using playSMS & Gammu. I am writing this post after getting inspired from Mr. Syed Jahanzaib blog. Also, I must thank Mr. Anton Raharja for creating such a wonderful easy-to-use application – playSMS. My main intention in writing this […]
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How to configure IOU in GNS3 for real Cisco Switching Labs

Use .ova for GNS3-IOU instead of pre configured VM. We all may have heard the saying GNS3 is great for practicing routing labs but switching Nah Nah!! Don’t underestimate the power of GNS3. It has a special IOU feature which will let you emulate real Cisco Switch both L2 & L3 in GNS3 without any trouble. […]
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How to give ICMP high priority in Mikrotik Router?

Hello again.. Many of my friends using mikrotik devices in their network complains that whenever users starts downloading anything ping to their gateway (Mikrotik NAS) becomes unexceptionally high and gradually results in “Request timed out”. After inspection I found that whenever users uses 100% of their allotted bandwidth, since we have not assigned any QOS(Quality […]
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