⚠ Information in this post is outdated since the launch of PIA’s ‘Next-Gen’ VPN network in 2020, sunsetting the then-existing set-up ⚠ First create a vpn profile to use when creating l2tp/pptp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 […]

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In my last post I talked about running a pure IPv6 network, as part of my ISP building project, but still allowing access to resources on the internet currently only available via IPv4.This works well assuming all the clients on the local network are IPv6 capable, unfortunately this is not always the case. There are […]

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UKNOF42 – An Overview of IPv6 SecurityWatch this video on YouTube. Speaker: Dr David Holder (Erion Ltd) http://uknof.uk/42/ Security is one of the most crucial factors in modern networks. Network operators are painfully aware of this. IPv6 brings new challenges, features and opportunities for network security. This presentation provides a comprehensive overview of IPv6 security, […]

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https://media.blubrry.com/packetpushers/s/content.blubrry.com/packetpushers/IPv6_Buzz_35_Selling_Your_IPv4_Addresses_For_Fun_And_Profit.mp3 Your IPv4 addresses are a financial asset because the market for v4 address space is rising. The question is, for how long? Guest Lee Howard joins the IPv6 Buzz podcast crew to discuss the financial implications of selling IPv4 addresses. They also discuss the performance and operational benefits of moving to IPv6. Source: IPv6 […]

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20190610_Howard_Prisoner_Of_Ipv4_v1.pdf Video will be up in a week, I’m sure. Summary: ISPs are motivated to promote IPv6 to avoid CGN. Content providers are motivated to promote IPv6 because it’s faster, and faster means (they say) they increase user engagement/sales/ad views. So e-commerce sites should dual-stack and only sell IPv6 capable equipment. Maybe ISPs can test […]

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