Bugabinga How much effort do other IT professionals spend on their own home network infrastructure? As a developer, I roughly know what *should* be done, but find it mostly overwhelming in terms of time and effort.
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Randoming Yeah developer too. I moved house a few months ago and still haven't configured my very nice DD-WRT enabled router(mostly for network-wide VPN support) with my ISP, just using the crappy one that came with the internet...
Bugabinga At least disable UPNP ;) I plan to play around with OpenBSD on a PINE64. It is clearly even more effort to start learning yet another thing, but (at least looking from the outside) the OpenBSD seems to manage change carefully, so hopefully knowledge is useful longer term. But it also seems to rely on a lot of implicit knowledge, so I`ll see if the hurdle is to big...
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Kodo I have google mesh wifi. It's all controlled by an app and auto configures itself for best performance.
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Bugabinga I think that is only available in the United States. Here in Europe, I am not aware of similar offerings and I would probably not be comfortable with it (I presume, without knowing the details about google mesh).
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😀 Tom Not an IT professional, but I've been procrastinating on some ideas for my home network which includes a NAS, a firewall, and VPN for all of my traffic.
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Bugabinga I have done all of those and more. But it never lasted very long.
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