Advanced Home Server - Making the Complicated Easier

Carl D. Rinker
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 Advanced Home Server - Making the Complicated Easier is a compilation of the articles on my free web site, I originally wrote them for my web site. This e-book makes them portable and easier to use for reference where no internet connection is available. Many of the most popular articles were written for professional reference when constructing a VPN or when managing security certificates. Not all employers allow their employees to look at the internet while at work and many articles are far to long to print on a whim.

The web site,, is advertiser supported and offers free access. This e-book has a minimal cost to support distribution expenses and provide pizza money during the year.

Advanced Home Server - Making the Complicated Easier is for next-level home network administration. It's for the motivated beginner and beyond. The absolute beginner will also find material of interest. Some of it crosses over to the operations of a commercial IT department, and also to the home networks of the individuals who work there.

The Table of Contents …...

Let’s Get Started

About the Blog (and Book)

About the Author

About the Disclaimer

About Free Advice

Common OpenSSL Commands

DD-WRT + Old Router = 5GHz Client Bridge

Dynamic DNS (DDNS) and a Little More

Easy Home Theater

Free Software

How Fast Is That Computer?

How Fast Is Your Network?

If You Plan To Use SSL, Read This First

IIS and the Certificate Signing Request

Installing Root Certificates

Intro to the Dark Web

Learn a Content Management System

OpenSSL and Heartbleed

OpenSSL and Your Root Certificate

OpenVPN And DD-WRT Part 1

OpenVPN And DD-WRT Part 2

OpenVPN And DD-WRT Part 3

Password Theory

Port Forwarding Quick Reference

PPTP VPN Security Warning (and PC Configuration)






QNAP SSL Management

QNAP vs. Synology vs. Asustor



Survey of Network Attached Storage (NAS)

TeamViewer Remote Desktop

Upgrade A Netgear AC1450 Router to AC1750 (R6300V2)

Windows PC FTP Server

Windows PC PPTP Server

Windows PC Secure WebDAV Server

Windows Server 2012 Domain Certificates

Windows Server 2012 FTP Server

Windows Server 2012 PPTP VPN

Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials Anywhere Access

Windows Server 2012 Secure WebDAV

Windows Server 2012 SSTP VPN

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Please enjoy my book.

To the best of my knowledge, it's the only place on the internet and in the world that has this information presented with this level of detail and with this level of clarity.

Thank you.

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Carl D. Rinker
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Mar 16, 2015
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Computers / Buyer's Guides
Computers / Client-Server Computing
Computers / Computer Literacy
Computers / Computer Science
Computers / Desktop Applications / General
Computers / Enterprise Applications / General
Computers / General
Computers / Hardware / General
Computers / Networking / General
Computers / Networking / Local Area Networks (LANs)
Computers / Operating Systems / Windows Desktop
Computers / Operating Systems / Windows Server
Computers / Security / Cryptography
Computers / Security / General
Computers / Security / Networking
Computers / Security / Online Safety & Privacy
Computers / Web / Content Management Systems
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