Tips for Securing Your Home Router
Seemingly minor and easily overlooked settings can still have profound security implications. Here are some steps you can take to make sure your wired or wireless home router — and by extension, your network — is as secure as possible.
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Microsoft Windows Home Server
If you have a home network, you'll welcome the easy file sharing, remote access and the image-based backup features of Windows Home Server.
MikroTik's The Dude
This free tool delivers many of the same capabilities that you'd find in pricey network monitoring tools. As long as you don't mind tinkering, The Dude is a decent network utility that should be worth the download.
If you're using Wingate 2.X or another proxy-based sharing method, and you'd also like to
set up mail or news, just follow the
links for instructions.
If you're using a hardware router or NAT based sharing method
like ICS, Sygate, etc., you should be up and running for most
applications. If you're going to use gaming or messaging
applications from Client computers, you probably should go over to the Special
There's some other information that you may have missed that's available here.
If you are a ne.MediaOne/RR subscriber (these newsgroups are
only available from MediaOne/RR news servers), you might find the following newsgroups
helpful for learning more or solving problems that may come up with your setup: