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Month: February 2017

Logging router traffic and other changes

It’s been a slow couple months between the holidays, travelling, and work.  I did manage to accomplish a few things with the Home Dashboard project, though.  I redesigned the UI to move away from an exclusively mobile interface as the amount of data and type of data I’m including in the project now simply don’t all make sense to squeeze into a mobile UI.  Sometime in early January, the system broke the 2 millionth record milestone — I’m unsure what I’ll do with some of the data I’m collecting at this point but I’ve learned a lot through collecting it and I’m sure I’ll learn more analyzing it at some point in the future. This brings the list of events I’m collecting to: Indoor temperature and humidity Amazon Echo music events DirecTV program and DVR information Cell phone location and status details Local fire and police emergency events Home lights and other Wink hub events …and now home network information Analyzing home network information The biggest change was the addition of network event logging.  After seeing that a foreign IP was accessing my LAN, I started logging each request to or from my home network until I was sure I had fixed…