User-Manager Database Corrupted on RouterOS

Problem A few days ago my hAP ac (RouterBOARD 962UiGS-5HacT2HnT) spontanously rebooted when I tried to log into it via WinBox. After the reboot the DHCP server did not hand out any more leases and Radius error messages flooded the logs. After the first panic subsided, I checked the router, […]


Backblaze Caps & Alerts

Synology Cloud Sync stuck “Connecting”

Problem Synology Cloud Sync in combination with the Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage can get stuck in a weird mode, where it only shows “Connecting” as status message and no further action happens. Here is the solution to this problem! Cloud Sync Shows “Connecting” A few days ago my Synology Cloud […]


Synology NAS Off Site Backup 1

It disturbed me for quite a while that I did not have an off site backup of my Synology NAS 415+ which keeps all my backups and important data. After researching available options every few month, I finally found a solution which met all my requirements. Current status of this […]

Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage

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Apple Watch did not connect to my WiFi

Since I got it on April 24th, my Apple Watch did not connect to my WiFi network at home. Apple claims that the watch works without Bluetooth connection to the iPhone as long as they are on the same WiFi network.


Changing Users for SMB Mounts

Windows can not use SMB mounts using different credentials. This makes changing users for SMB mounts necessary so you get at least one user at a time. I run into the problem recently, when I wanted to mount different network shares from my NAS box on my Windows 7 machine. […]

Windows Network Drive

When the VPN is enabled by flipping the switch, the tag VPN shows up in the iPads status line.

Cloak VPN App for iOS Review

The Cloak VPN App for iOS is my favorite VPN client on iOS. The pricing is ok, it’s very easy to setup, it just works and it’s available for Mac OS X and iOS (iPhone and iPad) all at once.