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by sanfx
Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: How to auto connect to open vpn connection and not have password prompted on headless raspbian?
Replies: 3
Views: 112

How to auto connect to open vpn connection and not have password prompted on headless raspbian?

I installed sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn-gnome -y then I imported the my-openvpn-server.ovpn file like this: sudo nmcli connection import type openvpn file my-openvpn-server.ovpn shows this Connection 'my-openvpn-server' (7f1bsds36-daa1-4sdd-8bdd-37ff4sdsf6e3b) successfully added. so...
by sanfx
Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: VPN to multiple sites help
Replies: 5
Views: 1493

Re: VPN to multiple sites help

epoch1970 wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:32 pm
There is no default tunnel configuration.
Create your own client or server file(s) and put them under /etc/openvpn
but it dosent auto connect ! Do you mean the ovpn file ?
by sanfx
Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Is it possible to stream TV channels or HDMI from set top box to remote location over internet ?
Replies: 2
Views: 284

Re: Is it possible to stream TV channels or HDMI from set top box to remote location over internet ?

I will give it a try but its a long shot since pi I want to use to get the tv channels I want to get from is in a different country.
by sanfx
Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: is it possible to access remote pi using same open vpn client as I am ?
Replies: 0
Views: 104

is it possible to access remote pi using same open vpn client as I am ?

Hi, I am running pivpn server on my premisses on raspbian os. So my question is if I install openvpn client on my remote pi and make it join to my vpn server, will I be able to access the remote pi using ssh as local computer ? my remote pi is `192.168.1.*` and my local ip is something like `192.168...
by sanfx
Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Is it possible to stream TV channels or HDMI from set top box to remote location over internet ?
Replies: 2
Views: 284

Is it possible to stream TV channels or HDMI from set top box to remote location over internet ?

I have recently bought raspberry pi 4, and I want to know if it is possible to stream TV channels or HDMI over the internet to some remote location ?

I have read about Raspberry Pi TV HAT and DVB-T USB ! what is the purpose of each exactly ?
by sanfx
Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: TCPServer request handler not getting invoked even
Replies: 0
Views: 78

TCPServer request handler not getting invoked even

I have written this code, import socket import sys import ast import core import logging import json ip = "192.168.5.123" if socket.gethostname() == "mymac" else "192.168.5.12" server_address = (ip, 7138) _LOG = logging.getLogger(__name__) import SocketServer TCPServer = SocketServer.TCPServer Strea...
by sanfx
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: node and npm consuming to much cpu after grafana installed on Raspberry pi 3
Replies: 4
Views: 246

Re: node and npm consuming to much cpu after grafana installed on Raspberry pi 3

I realised there was a past installation of flood-UI and rtorrent , that was trying to start repeatedly. So I managed to disable it but still something was keeping cpu busy. so I discovered using ifconfig that there is a bridge br0 that I deleted in the past has reappeared. I used the below commands...
by sanfx
Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: node and npm consuming to much cpu after grafana installed on Raspberry pi 3
Replies: 4
Views: 246

Re: node and npm consuming too much cpu after grafana installed on Raspberry pi 3

thank you for your reply. yea thats but surprising I am not running any node stuff, it all popped up after I installed grafana. I have used grafana with mysql as data source. I dont have knowledge of influx db so didnt wanted to spend time learning when i already know mysql. other stuff I am running...
by sanfx
Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: node and npm consuming to much cpu after grafana installed on Raspberry pi 3
Replies: 4
Views: 246

node and npm consuming to much cpu after grafana installed on Raspberry pi 3

Since I have installed grafana I have noticed npm and node are always occupying top palce in cpu usage. WhatsApp Image 2019-10-04 at 12.07.35.jpeg this has made my raspberry pi very slow. has everyone expereince this or is it just me ? anyone has better idea ? the room temperature is around 23 degre...
by sanfx
Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: VPN to multiple sites help
Replies: 5
Views: 1493

Re: VPN to multiple sites help

:o The tunnel.conf not found for the latest version i have Installed on my pi. openvpn --version OpenVPN 2.4.0 arm-unknown-linux-gnueabihf [SSL (OpenSSL)] [LZO] [LZ4] [EPOLL] [PKCS11] [MH/PKTINFO] [AEAD] built on Oct 14 2018 library versions: OpenSSL 1.0.2s 28 May 2019, LZO 2.08 Originally developed...
by sanfx
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Openvpn connecting 2 networks
Replies: 1
Views: 1084

Re: Openvpn connecting 2 networks

Hello hello58,

Did you got any success ?

I am also looking forward to do the same.
Let me know.
Thanks
by sanfx
Sun Sep 22, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: How to setup wifi access point without loosing ssh to eth0 ?
Replies: 2
Views: 269

Re: How to setup wifi access point without loosing ssh to eth0 ?

thanks for your help, I get the access point working but it does not have internet access. Secondly the ip address that gets assigned to the client is different than the ip address I specified in range in /etc/dnsmasq.conf Untitled.png I thought router would be my raspberry pi, but its not assigned....
by sanfx
Sat Sep 21, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: How To: Wifi to Ethernet Bridge(Updated for RPi 3)
Replies: 88
Views: 178564

Re: How To: Wifi to Ethernet Bridge(Updated for RPi 3)

once you bridge eth0 to wlan0 you cannot ssh to eth0 .
by sanfx
Sat Sep 21, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: How to setup wifi access point without loosing ssh to eth0 ?
Replies: 2
Views: 269

How to setup wifi access point without loosing ssh to eth0 ?

I have raspberry pi connected to router vi ethernet through which I was able to ssh remotely .later noon I started setting up wifi hotspot on it, and went according to steps shown on this page: https://thepi.io/how-to-use-your-raspberry-pi-as-a-wireless-access-point/#comment-17588 I got wifi hotspot...
by sanfx
Fri Sep 20, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Please help i am not able to update or install anything new on my raspbian
Replies: 1
Views: 278

Please help i am not able to update or install anything new on my raspbian

Not able to install anything or update $sudo apt-get update --fix-missingErr:1 https://deb.nodesource.com/node_8.x stretch InRelease Could not resolve host: deb.nodesource.comErr:2 http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian stretch InRelease Temporary failure resolving 'archive.raspberrypi.org'Err:3 http...
by sanfx
Wed Sep 18, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: How should I advertise DNS of my pi server running pi-hole and pivpn using router as DHCP server?
Replies: 1
Views: 202

How should I advertise DNS of my pi server running pi-hole and pivpn using router as DHCP server?

I have installed pivpn and then pi-hole on my raspberry pi, and have decided to use DHCP from router. so I updated my raspberry pi /etc/hosts file shown below. 192.168.1.187 192.168.1.1 127.0.1.1 titan 192.168.1.187 titan for someone reason 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 as DNS on my phone even if I renew leas...
by sanfx
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Please help with Plex media server not starting raspbian stretch
Replies: 0
Views: 154

Please help with Plex media server not starting raspbian stretch

plexmediaserver service is not starting what should I do, all i was trying to make external hard drive accessible while attempting to add plex to pi andpi group to plex everything stopped working $ sudo systemctl status plexmediaserver ● plexmediaserver.service Loaded: error (Reason: Bad message) Ac...
by sanfx
Wed Dec 26, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Plex Media Server on Stretch
Replies: 9
Views: 19335

Re: Plex Media Server on Stretch

I have DLNA TV, and I have also enabled DLNA option in the PLEX server settings under the account page so PLEX media server shows up in the TV Input list. but there is nothing inside , I can view the playlists / library added from web interface but the latest version of plex is having this problem ....
by sanfx
Tue Dec 25, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Flashing currently installed raspbian from memory card to SSD with SD Card copier doesnt work
Replies: 2
Views: 610

Flashing currently installed raspbian from memory card to SSD with SD Card copier doesnt work

I bought 120GB Wester Digital SSD thinking I will clone Raspbian Jessie from memory card to it. but every time I tried It will do something that my newly bough SSD wasn't initialising. but when I plugged to my mac book , mac os will detect with a message saying Hard disk is not initialised. So I wil...
by sanfx
Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: why rsync speed slows down as the transfer progresses?
Replies: 2
Views: 439

Re: why rsync speed slows down as the transfer progresses?

I tried without a flag and it worked fine the transfer speed stays constant, I actually do not have same user and group on the destination that caused this problem.. as it was attempting to modify attribute on destination as the file transfer proceeded . to speed it up even faster I tried using para...
by sanfx
Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: why rsync speed slows down as the transfer progresses?
Replies: 2
Views: 439

why rsync speed slows down as the transfer progresses?

whenever I am doing rsync of large files , I noticed the rate of transfer goes down as it reaches transfer completion. why does it happen ? when I start it always start with 10Mb/s.
by sanfx
Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: calculating time remaining to fill storage on drive connected to my raspberry pi
Replies: 0
Views: 170

calculating time remaining to fill storage on drive connected to my raspberry pi

Hi, I have raspberry pi 3 with 3 HDD connected via USB to it, I am mostly using it for downloading movies and TV Series. which later I use plex to stream to TV through DLNA. I want to calculate how much time it will take to fill out the total available storage . the pool of process downloading movie...
by sanfx
Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: not able to access ssh over internet
Replies: 4
Views: 638

Re: not able to access ssh over internet

yea, I really need some help on this. :roll:

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