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Daniil Baturin
Posted 6 Apr, 2018

Loopback and the dummies

"There is no place like 127.0.0.1" the old saying goes. While the loopback interface is most often seen as the interface where the 127.0.0.1 address is assigned...
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Daniil Baturin
Posted 5 Apr, 2018

Naming of the nightly builds

Historically, we used to use "999.$timestamp" version numbers for development builds, including nightly builds. In our build scripts termninology, a development...
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Daniil Baturin
Posted 1 Apr, 2018

VyOS to leverage the blockchain technology

Wild success of the blockchain technology on the mass market in the past couple of years is truly remarkable and it allowed many startups to raise substantial c...
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Daniil Baturin
Posted 30 Mar, 2018

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, b...
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Yuriy Andamasov
Posted 27 Mar, 2018

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 pro...
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Daniil Baturin
Posted 23 Mar, 2018

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 ...
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Daniil Baturin
Posted 16 Mar, 2018

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 g...
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Daniil Baturin
Posted 9 Mar, 2018

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, mo...
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Daniil Baturin
Posted 2 Mar, 2018

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...
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Daniil Baturin
Posted 23 Feb, 2018

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, ...
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