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Why IPsec behind 1:1 NAT is so problematic and what you can do about it

Not so long ago the only scenario when the issues with IPsec and NAT could arise was a remote access setup, while routers invariably had real public addresses and router to ...
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The meltdown and spectre vulnerabilities

Everyone is talking about the meltdown and the spectre vulnerabilities now. If you are late to the party, read https://meltdownattack.com/  Of course we are aware of it and took ...
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VyOS mission statement

Past year the VyOS project has turned four. Perhaps it's time to update the mission statement I've made back in 2013. This one doesn't exactly contradict it, but needs to include ...
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Possible re-appearance of the AWS public key loading bug and what to do if you see it

There were some reports of re-appearence of the infamous bug with SSH public key loading in Amazon EC2. None of those were confirmed so far and one of them was traced to a user ...
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Jenkins maintenance

We'll be migrating the CI server (https://ci.vyos.net) to a different host this weekend. It means over this weekend there will be no automatic package or image builds for a time.
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VyOS cloud support platform strategy

Recently we have merged the old VyOS product on Amazon (which was free as in price) with the new one listed by Sentrium (reminder: the company setup by VyOS maintainers to ...
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1.1.8 followup

LLDP bug James Brown reported on phabricator that LLDP is not working in 1.1.8. Quite a mess up on our side: the reason it's not working is that it's built against the old ...
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1.1.8 release is available for download

1.1.8, the major minor release, is available for download from https://downloads.vyos.io/?dir=release/1.1.8 (mirrors are syncing up). It breaks the semantic versioning ...
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A VyOS 1.2.0-alpha image with FRR instead of Quagga is available for testing (and we've found a GPL violation in VyOS)

FreeRangeRouting Now that 1.1.8 release candidate is out and is (hopefully) being tested by community members, we can get back to building the future of VyOS. It's been obvious ...
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1.1.8-rc2 release (fixes the problem with VLAN interfaces)

A new image is available for testing: http://dev.packages.vyos.net/iso/testing/vyos-1.1.8-rc2-amd64.iso  If you are using VLAN interfaces, avoid the rc1 one and install the rc2 ...
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