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VyOS PLATFORM BLOG

Building an open source network OS for the people, together.

 

Take a third option: site to site OpenVPN

I've written a long series of post about setting up IPsec VPNs between NATed machines. As you've already seen, with some creative configuration it's possible, but is it always ...
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Ongoing improvements in project

Hi everyone, While developers are working on the 1.2.0 release candidate, myself I’ve been looking into ways to improve the social and commercial aspects of project. I’m happy ...
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How to use AS path matching in your BGP policies

AS path is one of the most fundamental attributes of a (e)BGP advertisments. Its length is the first parameter in the best path selection algorithm (shorter is better), and it's ...
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Firewall groups today and tomorrow

Substantial work has been done by Marian Tudosoiu to bring IPv6 firewall groups to the current implementation of firewall configuration scripts even before we give it a complete ...
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The night of living dead protocols: RIPv2

RIP's name seems to have anticipated its ultimate fate. It used to stand for Routing Information Protocol before newer and better protocols killed it. Still, most routers in the ...
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Using the "policy route" and packet marking for custom QoS matches

There is only that much you can do in a QoS rules to describe the traffic you want it to match. There's DCP, source/destination, and protocol, and that's enough to cover most of ...
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IP tunnels I have known and loved

Today we'll talk about the "classic" IP tunneling protocols. GRE is often seen as a one size fits all solution when it comes to classic IP tunneling protocols, and for a good ...
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First ProNet Portal drafts, new Partners and Social Media

Hello Community! We are super excited that VyOS finally gets the traction that it deserves and we have a few interesting updates to share with you! VyOS 1.2.0-rc1 Will be ...
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NAT with a thousand faces

The familiar use cases for NAT are source NAT/masquerade for allowing private subnets access to the Internet, and port forwarding from the Internet to a host in a private ...
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Configuration versioning and archiving in VyOS

Last time I promised "node copying/renaming, node comments, and other little known features of the VyOS CLI", but the post actually only mentioned copying/renaming and comments, ...
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