Black Ops 3 NAT Type Strict & PS4 NAT Type 3 with pfSense Fixed!

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything even remotely related to gaming, so I suppose this is a nice distraction!  Since Sony gave us COD blops 3 in the PS+ I’ve been enjoying the fun of running around shooting people and reliving the MW2 days.  However matchmaking has always been a problem with my PS4 reporting NAT Type 3 and blops 3 itself report NAT Type Strict.  I use pfSense at home and have spent weeks trying to fix this, and in the end once I knew what to do it was easily fixed!

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Sorry for the lack of posts

I know it has been a while since my last post, and I am sorry.

My career has taken a slight turn (not a major turn but a very pleasant divert).  As such I don’t have the opportunity to write much here any more.

I hope at some point in the future I’ll be able to once more write about technology and other exciting subjects.

Yours,

Gyp

How to Block Internet Access with Group Policy (GPO)

This how to will show you how to block internet access for a user, users or computer within an Active Directory Group Policy Object.  I’ve tested this on Windows 7 and Windows 10 and it works great!

There are plenty of tutorials out there detailing a way to block access is via enforcing a non-existent proxy. This method will work for some things, but the problem is not all software necessarily uses these settings to connect to the internet and doesn’t necessarily stop a determined user or bad guy.

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Enforcing Microsoft Office 365 and Azure Tennancy with McAfee Web Gateway (MWG)

McAfee Web Gateway (MWG) is a pretty phenominal product, if you’re looking for a commercial web filtering solution then MWG should certainly be something you should investigate.  If however you already have a MWG and are looking at a rule base to make sure that your users can only logon to your approved Microsoft Office 365 domains then read on.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365) is a pretty phenominal product, if you’re looking for a collaboration system then O365 should be something you should investigate.  If however you want to make sure that only your organisation can log on to O365 via your network then read on.

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Scanning Subnet for Issuing Certificate Authority with OpenSSL

I was asked a question if there was an easy way to scan an entire subnet and display not the certificate of each device or service but the certificate authority which provided it.  I thought there has to be a relatively easy way of doing so, and here it is!  This is a relatively simple solution and doesn’t take account of things like SNI.  If you need SNI support you will have to tweak the code below and probably include the -servername switch in the initial s_client line.  Drop a comment below if you want a help with this.

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