Items to be published on the home page.


Welcome to the basicNETS web site.

This site is a personal project for John and Rebecca Sullivan. We have created this web site for two reasons.


  1. To share information with our friends and families
  2. To store information that we need to access from many locations

For Family/Friends

The links bellow will take you to pages that we feel may be of interest to you.


John's Links

These links take you to information that John uses in the course of the day.


Web Sites I created



The information on this web site is provided for as is and no warranty or guarantee of accuracy is given. If you use the information on this web site, whatever happens is down to you.


Open Source Content Management system build around phpBB.

Checkpoint Firewall 1 NG (Nokia)

After we out grew our Windows firewall we purchased a Nokia appliance.  The changes between 4.x and NG were easy to cope with.  We started to use more IPSec based VPN's and SecuRemote became quite an intimate friend.


  • How To
    A Selection of instruction John uses to do things with computers.  You are welcom to use them for reference but I take no responsibilty for any problems/damage/loss of business their use may cause.  You need to apply your own understanding with these instructions!
    • ADSL

      Information related to ADSL in the UK.

    • FreeBSD

      A Selection of Articles to do with FreeBSD.

    • Technology

      This section of my web site relates to the technology used inside the things that we buy and use.

    • ITIL Resources

      I am currently studying for ITIL certification.  This section of this web site contains links to information that I have found useful.

  • David & Lucy's Wedding

    Information about David and Lucy's wedding

    • Speeches

      Speeches made at David & Lucy's wedding.

    • Stag Do

      Information about David's Stag Do

  • Links

    Links to web sites that I have found interesting, useful or had a hand in creating.