Initial Setup

How can I circumvent Winston for a specific device on my network?
At this time, everything connected to Winston from the LAN port will be protected by Winston. If a device uses specific domains, you can whitelist those and...
Fri, 13 Dec, 2019 at 8:46 AM
Can I use a VPN appliance with Winston?
Yes, however some of the functionality would no longer be available depending on the placement of your VPN appliance.  If your network is currently set ...
Mon, 23 Dec, 2019 at 4:33 PM
What is port forwarding and how can Winston be set up to for port forwarding?
For general information about LAN and WAN ports, visit this article. What is port forwarding? Port forwarding, also known as port mapping, allows yo...
Fri, 13 Dec, 2019 at 9:18 AM
Using an All-In-One Modem/Router with Winston
All-In-One Modem/Router (often referred to as a Gateways and are offered by most ISP's) is a combination Modem/Router.  With Winston's new sup...
Fri, 18 Sep, 2020 at 3:11 PM
How can DDNS be set up on a router with Winston?
DDNS uses a particular domain to associate with the IP address of the device and the DDNS service polls that domain periodically. If you whitelist ...
Fri, 13 Dec, 2019 at 10:03 AM
Using ethernet cables or a power adapter that aren't provided by Winston
The ethernet cables we provide with your Winston have been rigorously tested for speed and also sit very nicely in the ports on Winston.  You can certainl...
Wed, 29 Jul, 2020 at 6:54 PM
Removing the kickstand and bottom plate on Winston
The kickstand on the back of Winston is removable.  There is a ridge that runs parallel to the top of Winston. By holding the sides of the kickstand and...
Wed, 29 Jul, 2020 at 6:51 PM
Installing Winston with a Fiber connection (only a router)
Some homes (typically in apartment buildings or where there is a fiber optic internet service line) only have a router indoors because the line coming into ...
Fri, 18 Sep, 2020 at 2:16 PM
Apple Airport Router
Open AirPort Utility for Windows Click on the AirPort router to select it Click Manual Setup Click the Advanced (gear icon) button near the top of the AirPo...
Fri, 18 Sep, 2020 at 3:56 PM