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Nov
15
comment what is simplest VPN type approach to use with home network when travelling?
Steven - would their be a computer wide network setting way to ensure all traffic goes over the VPN (not just firefox)? Also you're just using your home connectivity right, and not actually logging onto home PC and remoting the keyboard/screen? So you're doing the same thing then as an OpenVPN based approach?
Nov
12
comment what is simplest VPN type approach to use with home network when travelling?
I could do this - wondering however in this case whether there's still a security issue - like you are still running firefox itself on the internet cafe PC (as opposed to remoting down the screen/keyboard of your home PC which is itself really running firefox)?
Nov
12
comment what is simplest VPN type approach to use with home network when travelling?
what's the difference between LogMeIn-Free and LogMeInHamachi then on the web site? They seem to be both free VPN solutions?
Nov
12
comment what is simplest VPN type approach to use with home network when travelling?
really - better than using my linux firewall with it's OpenVPN capability do you think?
Aug
17
comment verifying whether IP address is associated with an overall DNS name (which has multiple IP's listed)
@coredump - I'm not familiar with "zone transfer", however would I be right in saying it would require some level admin access to the company DNS? (i.e. as this would not be the case for my scenario). In which case would this mean there's no robust way to get the full list of IP's then? thanks again
Aug
17
comment How often does a browser need to perform a DNS lookup for then same site?
thanks disserman - one thing that doesn't make sense to me however is, when I monitor for outgoing DNS calls using wireshark, if I actually issue a "ipconfig /flushdns" and then refresh the page, I do not see a new DNS request being issued from the PC. Doesn't that imply that the browser must not issue a DNS request each time then?
Aug
17
comment How often does a browser need to perform a DNS lookup for then same site?
thanks Farseeker - however are you implying that the browser (e.g. firefox say) will do this caching itself? So if I have a site in firefox and keep hitting refresh, is firefox actually issuing a DNS call each time, which may be then picked up at the windows level by the local Windows DNS cache which then does the cache check?
Aug
16
comment verifying whether IP address is associated with an overall DNS name (which has multiple IP's listed)
unfortunately doesn't seem to work on our DNS server - just hands back one
Aug
16
comment verifying whether IP address is associated with an overall DNS name (which has multiple IP's listed)
@coredump - this would be great if it worked and worked consistently. When I run the same dig command against google, interestingly enough, I only get one result which is curious. Do you know how robust this approach would be? Would it work with all DNS servers for example (i.e. would DNS servers typically respect providing back the full list of IPs?).
Aug
16
comment verifying whether IP address is associated with an overall DNS name (which has multiple IP's listed)
thanks - no other ideas then re how to distinguish internet bound (i.e. via proxy) traffic packets from internal traffic (note in a large internal network with multiple sub-domains)?
Apr
14
comment HTTPS Proxy - Is it possible to proxy a HTTPS request without having certificates setup?
so the proxy I have in mind is one where I would have to manually point my applications to it (e.g. for browser set the host/port for my home grown proxy) - so this is not a transparent proxy correct?
Apr
12
comment WireShark - wireshark trace traffic from my local browser to a local .net application I have with a HttpListener? (e.g. local to local)
thanks - much appreciated
Mar
31
comment software to monitor internet usage on an XP PC? (browser + non-browser)
The scope is only monitor Internet usage for the PC that the software is running on.