Category Archives: Documentation

Dante in Oracle Cloud

By | January 18, 2022

Here is a guide on how to create a personal Always Free SOCKS5 anonymous proxy supporting UDP ASSOCIATE (RFC1928) in Oracle Cloud. I created this memo for myself while setting up SOCKS5 proxy to experiment with forwarding WireGuard handshake packets over SOCKS5. But after some thought, I decided to share it with the community. My choice was Dante,… Read More »

“Failed to install WinpkFilter NDIS LWF driver with error 0x800700b7” or critical value of driver customization

By | January 22, 2018

One of our customers has recently reported that WinpkFilter installation has failed with error code 0x800700b7. This was the first report mentioning such error code, and we have spent some time to research the issue at a customer side. Such behavior seems to be worth mentioning in a dedicated post. 0x800700b7 error code can be decoded as ERROR_ALREADY_EXISTS.… Read More »

Windows Packet Filter and Gigabit networks

By | April 6, 2016

There is a very popular and important question about Windows Packet Filter: “Can I handle Gigabit traffic in WinpkFilter user-mode application without noticeable performance degradation?”. I was asked rather frequently and usually, my answer starts with “that depends…” followed up by various performance related considerations and ends with a sentence “if you need maximum possible performance then consider… Read More »