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GL-AR300M – GL.iNet: nice small device allowing NAT over WAN, WiFi, 3G/4G modem, or OpenVPN

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/08/28

Still glad I got a few of [WayBack] GL-AR300M – GL.iNet: it makes travel life so much easier when you cannot use tethering.

I got the model GL-AR300M with external antennas (the GL-AR300M only has internal ones with a much shorter range).

Powered over USB, it runs OpenWRT and can NAT a local network towards an external network on the WAN, WiFi or (via USB) 3G/4G modem.

Despite doing only 2.4Ghz, it was a life saver in many occasions (there is a 5Ghz model, but it has over heating issues).

It can even run as an OpenVPN client, but given the hardware it is limited to about 10 Mhz (and gets quite warm).

Over USB, you can access web-cams, hard-disk, and more.

The internal LAN is a life saver when for instance you hook it to a stack of Raspberry Pi devices.

Docs at [WayBack] GL-AR300M – GLI Docs

I’m not the only one happy with it:

Below are some videos with config tips and reviews.

–jeroen

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Posted in Development, Ethernet, Hardware Development, LifeHacker, Network-and-equipment, Power User, Raspberry Pi, VPN, WiFi | Leave a Comment »

On my research list: finding out how to prevent FortiClient to route all traffic over VPN

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/08/10

Links that will likely help me:

–jeroen

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Posted in Internet, Network-and-equipment, Power User, Routers, VPN | Leave a Comment »

Remote power control your IoT hardware and remote updating boot SD cards

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/07/16

Thomas Rini (of U-Boot and Yocto fame) mentioned these solutions for remote power control of IoT devices and remote updating SD cards in this slide State of the U-Boot – Thomas Rini, Konsulko Group:

Two power solutions I like myself are:

The combination of these allows for really flexible production and testing environments.

Slides at [WayBackELC2017 – State of the U-Boot.pdf

–jeroen

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Posted in Arduino, Development, ESP8266, ESP8266X, Hardware Development, Hardware Interfacing, IoT Internet of Things, Network-and-equipment, Odroid, Power User, Raspberry Pi | Leave a Comment »

Netgear Prosafe GS110TP – Tweakers

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/04/24

Interesting Power over Ethernet (PoE) capable router: [WayBack] Netgear Prosafe GS110TP – Tweakers

About the same price as [WayBackAmazon.com: Netgear Prosafe GS110TP

–jeroen

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homecomputerlab » Cisco 2511-RJ remote access terminal server

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/03/02

Relics from the serial communications history are still in use today: [WayBackhomecomputerlab » Cisco 2511-RJ remote access terminal server

–jeroen

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