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"Internet of Things" - related to using numbers of small devices, often low powered, communicating widely to make up sensor and control arrays.

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Security Vulnerability to open IOT devices to the internet?

I am currently learning how to use the Raspberry Pi Pico W, a relatively new IOT Microcontroller device using the RP2040. It's possible to open a small web server with it so I really would like to ...
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yeelight YDLT001: Cannot connect Yeelight Monitor Bar to my computer - Wifi is refusing the connection

I recently bought a Yeelight YDLT001, a nice looking extension to my computer that (a) enables the computer to control some ambient light behind the monitor, and (b) a lamp that lits up the keyboard. ...
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How is the realm value set in HTTP basic authentication?

I have a D-Link (DCS-932L) web camera in my network. I have unpacked the firmware using binwalk and I am attempting to locate the config/file that populates the realm value but I cannot find any ...
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Will Multiple Routers (Using Split-DHCPs for IP grouping) for Smart Home separation cause problems?

I'm reconfiguring my home Wi-Fi & I'm trying to find the best way to deal with my Smart Home devices. I have ≈70 Smart Home devices, from a Google Home Mini in each room, Smart thermostat, smart ...
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How to connect IoT gateway to protected wifi network that requires extra credentials

I'm trying to connect an IoT gateway to my school's wifi network, however, the network requires a user to enter credentials when connecting: username and password, and the software on my gateway to ...
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Need some assistance in setting up Mosquitto for IoT core

I have been attempting to setup a mosquitto server in order to publish data about my IoT devices to the IoT core service. This would then be picked up by Alexa so that someone can say "What is my ...
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How to isolate a set of IPs on a network?

I've got an Asus AC86U router running the latest ASUSWRT Merlin firmware. For my wireless, I have a setup using a tool called YazFi which creates a secondary (guest) SSID that is isolated with a one-...
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Connect headless device to WiFi network

So, I have an Air Conditioner with a wifi module that is ready to be controlled remotely. I'm trying to understand, how this AC is able to connect to my network as it does not create any self hosted ...
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Set bInterval on ConfigFS/GadgetFS Raspberry Pi Zero W

Here is the script I use, it's modified from the isticktoit one and it emulates a USB keyboard that I own on a Raspberry Pi Zero W via ConfigFS/GadgetFS: #!/bin/bash cd /sys/kernel/config/usb_gadget/ ...
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Good LAN Plug And Play protocols (as of 2021)?

What would be (as of today) the best cloud-less way to allow a number of IoT client devices to automatically discover the IoT server/gateway on the same/other or upstream/downstream network (or, in ...
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I want to share a single binary file directly via an Url and I cannot believe how difficult it is

I need to send a single binary file to a couple of IoTs. It wants a URL where it can download this file. www.somekindadomain.aaa/binaryfile I tried, GDrive, OneDrive, Droplr and a couple of others and ...
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Port knocking as poor (wo)man's approach to steer IOT devices?

First off, I am well aware that port-knocking does create more security-feeling than real saftey, and that it is mainly a security-by-obscurity thing. Nevertheless: Are there are open-source projects ...
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Root Amazon Echo and install linux kernel - what programs can run on it? [closed]

I have an old v1 Echo that I want to experiment with. Using this guide, I see it's possible to root this Echo and install a custom linux kernel (2.6.x) on it: https://github.com/echohacking/wiki/wiki/...
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Can know protocol And can see the data in the protocol?

I have an ip camera connected by lan cable to pc. My PC has a program that allows I can see face data and temperature values, I want to know value of temperature What protocol is it sent using?, And ...
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Windows 10 Kiosk mode issue

We have got small IoT device with Win10 Enterprise LTSC 2019 (Version 1809 OS Build 17763.1697). We want use it for Kiosk but there is no options to activate it. In Settings -> Accounts we don't ...
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Access Raspberry Pi behind a NAT firewall through Internet

I have been developing projects with Raspberry Pi 4. For the current project I am running a NextCloudPi server on it. I am able to access the server using my Internal IP. I want to access it using a ...
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Why is there a need to convert hexadecimal to RAW data format?(IoT project)

I am doing IoT project to control AC remotely. I got the code from https://www.iotdesignpro.com/projects/universal-iot-based-ac-remote-that-can-control-your-ac-using-google-assistant this site. IR ...
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Creating a Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC image

I'm looking to install Windows 10 IoT LTSC on a compatible IoT device, and I have found a walkthrough page in the MSDN. Since I want to use my computer as the technician PC, I installed Windows ADK ...
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Is there a way to output video signal from SuperMicro E100-8Q?

For a research project, we are given some SuperMicro E100-8Q machines and we would like to try installing a Linux distro over them. However, the device only has RS232, RS485/Analog/DIO, USB, and ...
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Raspberry Pi different ip addresses?

The following problem: I am having a Raspi3B+ running home assistant. Now, I have the Pi configured to connect via WLAN. However, in my router I see two ip addresses: a LAN one and a WLAN one. Can I ...
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Doorbird intercom: "Please check your inputs" [closed]

I'm setting up a Doorbird home intercom / video doorbell on my home network. I'm trying to log in at https://webadmin.doorbird.com/login The documentation says: The administrator username and ...
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Azure: Moving from VM to Azure Functions/IotHub/SQL/Rest API

so here is my project: I have a temperatue sensor wired to a ESP32 which uses MQTTS to connect to a Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine on port 8883. On the VM is an Nginx Server running which uses uWSGI ...
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Is there a simple way to work out if a specific app has made a call on my router?

I am trying to write some code to control some smart lights in my house. I want to run a project where I connect a motion sensor and run different lighting configurations based on different conditions,...
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UPNP "zonetype" field

I'm conducting a research on UPnP packets from different devices, and one of the fields I noticed is device.zoneType. zoneType contains a number between 1-24. Do any of you know the explanation of ...
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Access web app on Linux server from laptop via ethernet cable, no router

I have a web app on an Ubuntu 18.04 Linux web server, and I simply want to access it from a web browser on my laptop, which is connected to the server directly via ethernet cable. How can I use ...
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Reverse proxy with upstreams behind NAT

Scenario Multiple IoT devices, owned by different customers, running behind different NAT LANs. Customers wanting to remotely access their IoT devices. IoT devices have an onboard hand-rolled web ...
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Install certificates on Wyse thin client (Windows 10 IoT)

We have a few Dell Wyse 5070 thin clients in our estate with no central management. They're running a version of Windows 10 IoT and appear to be mostly non-persistent. Any changes I make to the ...
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In VS Code extension Azure IoT Tools is not loading AZURE IOT HUB DEVICES

The instructions say to open the AZURE IOT HUB DEVICES tab in the lower left corner but there is no AZURE IOT HUB DEVICES tab. There is a AZURE IOT HUB tab but it does not have the menu items the ...
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Device connecting to WiFi w/o ssid/pwd, how can it work?

I have added a device to my boiler which allows temperature control through a mobile app. In order to connect it to the WiFi network I just followed the manual: install the app, ensure you are ...
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Security -- Subnets

Network Segment Diagram This is my setup. Want to use main and remote guest networks ( on different subnets ) for IOT devices and guest wireless access. The IOT devices only access from internet ( ...
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Make my Raspberry Pi 3 safely accessible from outside my local network

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 at home, and I want to use it to control some devices there. with remote access via the Internet so I can monitor and control those devices when away. What are the best ...
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SSL certificate with common name as ip address

I'm trying to encrypt data between IoT devices and my server, so I'm using self-signed certificates (currently using OpenSSL). Now I've run into the issue where a common name in the certificate needs ...
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Creating a X64 Windows 10 IOt image

I am Creating a X64 Windows 10 IOt image. I am following this guide https://github.com/ms-iot/iot-adk-addonkit/blob/master/Tools/README.md I am at stage 4 “Import the required BSP (for example RPi2) ...
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Installing Windows 10 IoT Core on an x86/x64 Device

I am struggling to find good documentation or guides and how to's on Installing Windows 10 IoT Core on an x86/x64 Device. I found this guide https://www.concurrency.com/blog/july-2018/beginning-iot-%...
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Does Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2019 have the Embedded Features of Windows 10 IOT Enterprise LTSC 2019?

I've found information that implies IOT Enterprise is binary identical to regular Enterprise, but I'm having some trouble with my answer file that tries to call on Embedded features. Specifically, I'...
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IOT rak button unable to connect to dragino gateway through lorawan

i have this iot button brand RAK lorabutton, and i'm trying to connect it to a dragino gateway through lorawan protocol in order to connect it to a theInternetOfThings server. but the problem is that ...
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Video streaming using coap protocol

I am planning to use CoAP (constraint application protocol) for video streaming between two remote desktops which contains redhat Linux. I have installed respective package for CoAP from open source ...
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How does a new IoT device (ip camera, vacuum robot, etc.) gets accessed remotely without router firewall configuration?

Typically a router firewall does not allow WAN input or forward in general. But when we install new IP cameras or smart home devices, we can get access to them remotely (typically over 4G or LTE ...
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Set up second router behind router, block internet access on second router

I want to block my 'dumb' IoT devices from accessing the internet but they have to be accessible on my LAN. I have my providers router/modem and was thinking to connect a second router by connecting ...
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Connecting to IOT remotely like the Home camera/alarm system

I see a lot of Cameras for home monitoring and they are accessible from an app remotely. How do these applications manage to do that without a static IP address? I am thinking of doing something ...
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Best way to "decoupling" smart home network from users network

I'm working on my smart home system and I have several devices on it, both commercial and DIY. Now my idea is to separate the 'Users Network' (UN) used for gaming, networking, streaming, etc from the '...
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Windows 10 Disable Welcome Screen

Is there a way to disable the welcome screen in Windows 10? I already found an option to disable the lockscreen and the boot screen, but the welcome screen with the username and account image still ...
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Configure Linux to act as an additional desktop or extended display to client

Let's say I have 2 computers. Computer 1: Runs Linux. Let's say Debian, or Ubuntu, Raspbian, etc if that matters. It controls a nice large display that I'd like to utilize. Computer 2: We can ...
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SoftAP on Windows IoT won't work

I have Raspberry Pi 3 with Windows IoT installed. It's connected to wired network. I want to use its SoftAP functionality as described here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/iot-core/manage-...
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Pi 3B gets 0xc000014c error on boot when using updated Windows 10 IoT Core

I'm getting a 0xc000014c error when booting the latest version of Windows 10 IoT Core on a Raspberry Pi 3B. With the older IoT Core version (16299.15) I was able to use Windows without issues until ...
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How do you "change the password" of an IoT device like a DVR? [closed]

This is in reference to advice on various security blogs about the Mirai IoT DDoS attacks. The average security blog will say something like, "reboot your IoT device and then change the default ...
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Windows 10 IoT vs Windows 10 Enterprise

Could anyone please explain how I can confirm if an OS is Windows 10 Enterprise or if it is Windows 10 IoT (Value and Entry.) I used to think LTSB/CBB/CB (Long Term Service Branch/Current Branch for ...
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Enable Presentation Mode permanently on Windows

I want to enable the presentation mode forever on my Windows 10 device. When I turn it on, it again turns off after reboot or sign out. I have also tried to set the values through registry, but seems ...
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connect multiple devices securely to a single device over internet without any static IP

I'm an electronics engineer with no experience and knowledge in networking. I'm working on some home automation project and will choose the best way to connect my phone(s) to the HUB(which controls ...
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Cannot connect to Win10 IoT with Remote Client?

I recently purchased a Raspberry Pi 3, and after much work, was able to get Windows 10 IoT Core running on it. To do so, I need to run Windows 10 Iot Core Dashboard as an Administrator, because it ...
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