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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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ProNet details and registration form

We are excited to see so much interest in the ProNet partner program. While we collect applications from people and companies, we have already started working on the design of ...
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ProNet Announcement

Hello Community! In the past few months there was a significant growth of interest to VyOS Project. We’ve started getting more requests from companies looking for professional ...
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Interaction between IPsec and NAT (on the same router)

I've just completed a certain unusual setup that involved NATing packets before they are sent to an IPsec tunnel, so I thought I'll write about this topic. Even in perfectly ...
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Copying/renaming, node comments, and other little known features of the VyOS CLI

I promised not to write about either IPsec or NAT this time, so we'll discuss something else: the little known features of the VyOS CLI. Many people only ever use set/delete and ...
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Setting up GRE/IPsec behind NAT

In the previous posts of this series we've discussed setting up "plain" IPsec tunnels from behind NAT. The transparency of the plain IPsec, however, is more often a curse than a ...
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How to setup an IPsec connection between two NATed peers: using id's and RSA keys

In the previous post from this series, we've discussed setting up an IPsec tunnel from a NATed router to a non-NATed one. The key point is that in the presence of NAT, the ...
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