How-to VPN: Private Internet Access (PIA) and MikroTik Router

First create a vpn profile to use when creating l2tp/pptp connections to privateinternetaccess. /ppp profile add change-tcp-mss=yes \ comment=”PIA VPN” \ dns-server=209.222.18.222,209.222.18.218 \ name=privateinternetaccess only-one=no \ use-compression=no use-encryption=required \ use-ipv6=no use-mpls=no use-upnp=no Create the l2tp interface /interface l2tp-client add \ comment=”PIA VPN Netherlands” \ connect-to=nl.privateinternetaccess.com \ disabled=no name=pia-de-l2tp \ profile=privateinternetaccess \ user=[l2tp-username] \ password=[l2tp-password] [l2tp-username] … Read more

Proactive Network Configuration Validation with Batfish – NANOG (2015) Presentation

Batfish is an open-source network configuration analysis tool in active development produced jointly by researchers at University of California, Los Angeles; University of Southern California; and Microsoft Research. Though its individual modules have various applications, its primary purpose is to detect bugs in network configurations. Batfish takes as input a set of network configurations, and … Read more