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Monday, September 21, 2015

Online tool to remove white spaces and tabs from a text file

Note to self: I use this tool a lot in my daily work. especially to prepare configuration files:

Online Tool to remove white spaces from a text file

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Here are some tools you can use to manage ubiquiti devices

Another note to self:

Below is a link to the tools i need to try out with managing UBIQUITI devices.

airControl - AC2 Beta14

Make use of radio mobile online - draw coverage maps for your wireless network

Another note to self:

Radio Mobile Online - Free online tool to draw coverage maps for wireless radio networks.

Am going to use this tool to draw a coverage map for my UBIQUITI (airMAX) p2mp wireless network.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Vodafone Uganda 2G-3G-4G Network Settings for Voice and Data

Vodafone Uganda Network settings for handsets and data devices:
 For 2G/3G handsets:

·        Initiate a manual search for the network provider and select either ‘VODAFONE 3G/4G’ or ‘64118’
·        Set your SMS service Centre number to +256723000300
·        Ensure your Vodafone Access Point Name (APN) is set to ‘internet

For 4G handsets:

·        Initiate a manual search for the network provider and select either ‘Vodafone UG’  or ‘64106’
·        Set your SMS service Centre number to +256723000300
·        Ensure your Vodafone Access Point Name (APN) is set to ‘internet

Note: It may take up to 1½ minutes for the network search to be done.  Once you have selected the network, it may be displayed
in different ways e.g. the iPhone 6 display shows as “v”.

For data devices:

·         Enter the web address for to enter the online management interface:
o   Eurostar MiFi– enter http://192.168.1.1
§  Username – admin, Password - admin
o   Huawei  MiFi– enter http://192.168.8.1
§  Username – admin, Password - admin
o   MTC MiFi - enter http://192.168.0.1
§  Username – admin, Password – admin
o   Quanta MiFi & Indoor Router– enter http://192.168.1.1
§  Username – Admin, Password – Admin

·         Select Settings, then choose Network settings or Internet Connection
·         Go to the Network Mode or Network Preference and select Auto or LTE/3G

·         Ensure your Vodafone Access Point Name (APN) is set to ‘internet

Monday, September 7, 2015

Bandwidth limiting a sub-interface on a cisco ios router

The configuration below will limit the uplink and downlink bandwidth of the specified interface on a cisco router:

Step 1: Create a policy map e.g "allowed_bw_3M" to limit uplink and downlink to 3Mbps

Router#configure t
Enter configuration commands, one per line.  End with CNTL/Z.

Router(config)#policy-map allowed_bw_3M
Router(config-pmap)#class class-default
Router(config-pmap-c)#police cir 3072000

Note: 3 x 1024 x 1000 = 3072000 (convert to bit rate or biTs per second)

Router(config-pmap-c-police)#conform-action transmit
Router(config-pmap-c-police)#exceed-action drop
Router(config-pmap-c-police)#end
#

Step 2: Apply the policy to the interface
#
Router#config t
Enter configuration commands, one per line.  End with CNTL/Z.

Router(config)#interface GigabitEthernet0/0.512
Router(config-subif)#service-policy input allowed_bw_3M
Router(config-subif)#service-policy output allowed_bw_3M
Router(config-subif)#do wr
Building configuration...
[OK]
Router(config-subif)#end
#

You can use speed test on a computer connected behind this interface to test the results of this configuration.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

My Adsense Achievement Card - 5 Years and Still Counting

Thank you Google


Job Advertisement for Research Assistants (40 Positions) - Resilient Africa Network

The Resilient Africa Network (RAN) - seeks to hire suitable candidates for the positions of Research Assistants who will be field based in the 4 districts of Hoima, Bududa, Amuria and Lamwo. The successful candidates will be reporting to the Field Team Supervisors.


Download the full job advert here and good luck :-)