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Add an SSL certificate to your ISY-994i for secure home automation

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If you’re not using something like MobiLinc Connect to remotely access your home automation system, it’s likely that you’ve created a personal domain name, and maybe even secured the connection to your home network with free VPN software with DD-WRT.

Posted by Matt Chiste
April 7

Set up a personal VPN server with DD-WRT

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A Virtual Private Network “extends a private network over a public network, such as the Internet”. You may already use one for work to connect to your company’s network, but you can also set one up to easily connect to

Posted by Matt Chiste
February 11

Create a personal domain name to access home systems

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Your ISY-994i is set up, and now you want to be able to access it remotely over the internet with MobiLinc. By far the easiest and most cost-effective way to do this is via MobiLinc Connect, a $30/year remote access

Posted by Matt Chiste
February 3

Soup up your home router with DD-WRT

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Most people buy a home Wifi router, set it up, and forget about it. For most of them this is just fine, but as we enter the increasingly connected world of Home Automation, the standard software on those routers can

Posted by Matt Chiste
December 8
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