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Mikrotik MPLS with VPLS

Mikrotik MPLS with VPLS I’ve worked with MPLS circuits for a long time, but always with provider hand-offs. This is most people’s first and only real exposure to MPLS. The service provider gives the customer Ethernet connections and says, “This … Continue reading

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VyOS/Vyatta GRE Encrypted Tunnels

Setting up an Encrypted GRE Tunnel between 2 sites. Set up the IPSEC stuff first. edit vpn ipsec site-to-site peer set authentication mode pre-shared-secret set authentication pre-shared-secret dflkgajdksdlgkltijwlelsdngslk set connection-type initiate set ike-group IKE-GRE set local-address set tunnel 0 allow-nat-networks … Continue reading

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Ubiquiti Edgemax Dual WAN With Failover Initial Setup

Preface A while ago, i decided to convert my home network to more “professional” gear. My existing setup had been performing great for years, but as line speeds continue to increase, and the number of connected devices seem to skyrocket, … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 12.04 Server: GRE Tunneling

Here is an easy way to make use of IPv4 GRE tunnels in Ubuntu, or any other Debian based distro. You will need to edit /etc/network/interfaces. Here is a template with the information you will need to add: auto tun1 iface … Continue reading

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GRE between Vyatta Core & pfSense

Below i show the config for Vyatta Core and pfSense configuration details, in order to create a GRE Tunnel between two sites. Vyatta Core Configuration: vyatta@vyatta1-site1:~$ show configuration interfaces { ethernet eth0 { address 192.168.1.1/24 duplex auto hw-id 00:0c:29:00:a3:d7 smp_affinity … Continue reading

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