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    Internet Security- Air Gap

    Is anyone using a z-wave, x10, or a WiFi module to switch off your cable modem overnight to disconnect access to/from the internet? Does it work reliably or are there reconnection issues?

    This seems like a cheap and very easy way to add more home automation security. Especially for cloud based services.

    Steve Q
    HomeSeer Version: HS3 Pro Edition, Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 - Home, Number of Devices: 373, Number of Events: 666, Enabled Plug-Ins BLRF, BLUSBUIRT, HSTouch Server, mcsXap, NetCAM, X10, Z-Wave,Alexa,HomeKit

    Using PFSense you can create a firewall rule to block internet access to a MAC address (IE: Homeseer) then define a schedule for the rule or all internet access on a LAN.

    You can do similiar with DD-WRT or OpenWRT OS firewalls.
    - Pete

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