PathPing : the forgotten latency tool

One of the biggest network troubleshooting questions has to be “why is my site loading so slow?” (and other related latency questions). A very useful and underutilised tool is built right into the windows OS. This tool is a relative of traceroute and uses ICMP to calculate the latency introduced at different hops along the … Continue reading PathPing : the forgotten latency tool

Configuring windows PCs to use IPSec

Using windows server 2008 and windows 7 / vista, it actually becomes quite easy to secure internal traffic using IPSec. This is quite a good security feature to implement, since it’s no longer the case that internal traffic can be sent in cleartext, considering most attacks happen on the inside due to disgruntled employees, browser … Continue reading Configuring windows PCs to use IPSec