net sig

First Meeting – Thursday, July 25, 2019
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM 
Q-College · Suite 303 771 Vernon Ave · Victoria, BC

Bring a laptop with Wireshark (download) installed: 
We’ll be covering the basics of packet capture, and seeing what is actually on your network. More Wireshark: pad

What is NetSig?

A Special Interest Group focused on computer networking.
Building networks for Today and Tomorrow!

1.5 hours on a weekday evening
Half of the meeting is education or presentation. 
Half is sharing, and problem-solving.

A gathering of like-minded persons.
Understand and solve some of the challenges in networking today.
Are you IPv6 ready? 
Help Victoria become a leader, rather than a follower in Networking.


Education | Traffic analysis: ELK stack and Packet Beat | Virtualized Networking in Cloud containers | IPv6 | Routing |

Sat Apr 27, 2019 – Wireguard IPv6 VPN – IPv6 in the Land of NAT

Camosun College
Interurban Campus
4461 Interurban Road · Victoria, BC
Tech Bldg, Tec 177(parking at lot 8 for park users)

Go to any Starbucks, McDonald’s, the airport, the Library or even Camosun, and you will find yourself on a NATted network. How to get on the IPv6 Internet when stuck behind NAT? Enter the VPN (Virtual Private Network).

In this talk, we’ll show you how to use a VPN to get to the IPv6 Internet, but also share it with your friends (using an OpenWrt router)
Craig’s presentation can be found here. Your IPv6 web funny, Toads, can be found here. (IPv6 required).
The IPV6 utility, IPvFoo, is a Google and Firefox extension/addon, the github version can be found here.

March 23, 2019 Let’s Encrypt

“Let’s Encrypt” is a free, public usable Certificate Authority that makes encrypting your web server’s http traffic easy. All you need to know about setup up a Raspberry Pi to use Let’s Encrypt will be presented by Mark G.

Camosun College
Bldg: Technology Bldg, Room: Tech 177 – 4461 Interurban Rd, Victoria, BC (parking at lot 8 for park users)

Download: Using Let’s Encrypt As A Certificate Authority on a Raspberry Pi


Sat, May 11, 2019 – Useful Tools

Useful Tools (git, sshfs, bash, etc)

Over the years, we have found certain software tools, which not only make our life easier but make the project more fun to do. In this meeting, we’ll share some of these software tools, and ask the group for other tools that they have found useful.

Presentation Notes Here:
Saturday, May 11, 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
303 771 Vernon Ave · Victoria, BC