Category Archives: Technology

Want to SSH or Telnet into a Cisco Wireless AP with Default Username and Password?

By | March 28, 2016

You probably know, that you can't enable ssh or telnet on a Cisco AP, until you have set a custom password, different from the default credentials ( username = Cisco, password = Cisco). The Cisco WLC prevents you from that indeed bad practice. But finally, with AC-Tube, the Open Source CAPWAP AC, you are free… Read More »

Problems with FTP when Installing FreeBSD

By | February 13, 2016

If you have problems installing FreeBSD using FTP, because you are behind a NAT that doesn't handle FTP properly, simply chose HTTP. In the "Mirror Selection" dialog select the "Main Site", and then chose "Other": And now simply replace ftp with http: The installation should work now.  

Don't use Hotmail.com, Live.com, Outlook.com ...

By | January 30, 2016

Have you ever missed an important event, because you haven't got the invitation email, but an invitation email was evidently sent to you? If so, you are probably using an email address at hotmail.com or outlook.com or in general Microsoft's mail services, also including addresses at live.com and other  domains. The reason for this is… Read More »

Running a Cisco Virtual Wireless Controller in VirtualBox

By | January 10, 2015

Today I downloaded Cisco's Virtual Wireless Controller to play around with. I wanted to run the controller in  VirtualBox, but simply importing the downloaded .OVA file didn't work straight away. After the import was done, I ended up with a virtual machine configuration, where a bootable image was missing. So I had to untar the … Read More »