Work Diary: VPN, VPN and more VPN

This last week has been a week of many VPNs. We started with encrypting our L2TPv3 VPN over a tunnel based IPSec VPN between two Cisco IOS routers – now my preferred method of site to site VPN. The next configuration was a Cisco ASA to Cisco IOS router which,...

Work Diary: Layer2 VPNs

We had an enquiry this week from somebody who had found us on the Cisco website (Thanks Cisco!) who needed a layer2 VPN setting up. As the story unfolded, he wanted a layer2 VPN to run over a couple of broadband lines. This type of VPN solves a lot of problems in...

Work Diary: Redhat and CentOS

This week we’re working on a project for a customer to replace their very old, very poorly Linux Redhat 4 server with a sparkling new server running the latest Redhat 6. During the transition the customer has a temporary cloud backup solution for protecting...