This is a catch all category for hopefully simple descriptions of technical concepts.
This is what it all comes down to, using the Cloudflare tunneling to gain access from the Internet to your private LAN when you are behind CGNAT. (more…)
A few Internet Service Providers (ISP) have valid technical reason for how they do Carrier Grade Network Address Translation (CGNAT). For the majority, to quote the bard (Jimmy Buffett) “it’s a matter of simple greed”. Let me explain. (more…)
In this installment we are going to discuss your home router, Network Address translation (NAT), and how they interact with devices on your home Local Area Network (LAN) allowing you to access the Internet. (more…)
This is the first in a series of posts discussing using Cloudflare Zero Trust (available though a free Cloudflare account) to bypass ISP CGNAT restrictions. In my experience, to date, this is the easiest way to achieve Internet connectivity for local servers, while using providers that have embraced CGNAT. (more…)
In the last post we talked about encryption. Specifically we addressed symmetrical and asymmetrical encryption, along with PGP public/private keys. But we did not really get into the math, which can be quite complicated. (more…)