VLAN and firewall setup for network segmentaton on Unifi Dream Machine (UDM)

Previously I have written about my home network setup with Unifi and Untangle. I recently swapped out this setup and replaced it with a single device, the Unifi Dream Machine (UDM). The UDM combines the functions of the Unifi Security Gateway (USG), cloud key/controller, managed four port switch and Wireless Access Point (WAP). The reasonContinue reading “VLAN and firewall setup for network segmentaton on Unifi Dream Machine (UDM)”

What to do to protect yourself and others during COVID-19

There is no question that the year 2020 has been challenging and yet I remain hopeful. My most recent role was leading our department’s pandemic incident management team so I know that we can make a difference. COVID-19 will be with us for some time and we need to be prepared for outbreaks and takeContinue reading “What to do to protect yourself and others during COVID-19”

Some of what I learnt during COVID-19

I have posted about my son and I designing and building a new Ryzen 5 gaming laptop during the COVID-19 lock-down. After that I finished my first server build from the ground-up which will use Unraid to store, manage and access my data. In truth I did not have the opportunity to spend time withContinue reading “Some of what I learnt during COVID-19”