Blog : Networks

config firewall with firewalld on CentOS
How To Configure CentOS 8 Firewall with firewalld and firewall-cmd A firewall is one of the most fundamental ways to monitor and filter incoming and outgoing traffic. A set of inbound and outbound rules defined within firewall settings, determine which traffic to allow or block. On CentOS and other Linux distros, firewalld is the default […]
How to install Tailscale VPN on Linux and Windows
Tailscale – easy private network management using WireGuard Tailscale is an open-source software, which uses the WireGuard VPN as its base layer, and simplifies creating, managing, and accessing private networks. Even when your servers are protected by firewalls, or reside in different subnets, Tailscale allows you to create secure networks, without requiring manual creation of […]
How to Install WireGuard VPN server and client on Debian 9
Install WireGuard VPN server on Debian 9, and client on Linux and Windows WireGuard is a free alternative to OpenVPN with great encryption, speed, and simplicity. The lightweight, secure, and cross-platform VPN relies on advanced cryptography technologies in addition to supporting Windows, Linux, MacOS, BSD, Android, and iOS operating systems. WireGuard installation is quite easy. […]
WireGuard and HOSTAFRICA logo with CentOS 7 text
Install WireGuard VPN server on CentOS 7, and client on Linux and Windows WireGuard is a free alternative to OpenVPN with great encryption, speed, and simplicity. The lightweight, secure, and cross-platform VPN relies on advanced cryptography technologies in addition to supporting Windows, Linux, MacOS, BSD, Android, and iOS operating systems. WireGuard installation is quite easy, […]
WireGuard and HOSTAFRICA logo with Ubuntu 18 text on red background
How to install WireGuard VPN server on Ubuntu 18.04, and client on Linux and Windows WireGuard is a free alternative to OpenVPN with great encryption, speed, and simplicity. The lightweight, secure, and cross-platform VPN relies on advanced cryptography technologies in addition to supporting Windows, Linux, MacOS, BSD, Android, and iOS operating systems. WireGuard installation is […]
The hardware used to run your network
The internet has become a daily necessity in life. In fact, the United Nations Human Rights Council has deemed it a Basic Human Right. What actually connects our computers to not only the internet, but the network at work, or a PC gaming party? There are quite a few pieces of hardware used in running […]

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