How to stop your Draytek Vigor router/modem from broadcasting it’s DSL status on port 4944

I recently switched to using a Draytek Vigor router in modem-mode or “full-bride”-mode for PfSense. The setup was extremely simple, everything worked right away. Plus, the speeds were pretty much exactly what my DSL plan promises. However, I noticed something odd when checking the firewall logs in PfSense: Some device was broadcasting something via UDP […]

Linux Networking Webserver Windows

Can’t create or delete directories on an NGINX WebDAV server? Here’s how to fix that!

I like NGINX. For the same reasons that make a lot of people like NGINX: it’s lightweight, it’s simple and it is great to set up a reverse proxy. I have it set up on a Raspberry Pi that functions as a reverse proxy and that is collecting statistics for Unsplash and similar stock photo […]

Linux NAS Networking Synology Webserver

How to log a WebDAV clients real ip when using a Synology DiskStation behind a reverse proxy

I am using a Synology DiskStation NAS behind a reverse proxy. One of the services I use is WebDAV. Connecting, transferring files etc. was and is working fine . The logs, however, always showed the ip address of my reverse proxy — even though my reverse proxy passes the real ip. After digging through the internet and then […]