⚠ Information in this post is outdated since the launch of PIA’s ‘Next-Gen’ VPN network in 2020, sunsetting the then-existing set-up ⚠ First create a vpn profile to use when creating l2tp/pptp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

Read More

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 […]

Read More

With the RIPE NCC having become the first RIR to receive an additional /12 IPv6 allocation (2a10::/12) from IANA a few months ago, we will soon begin to delegate space from this IPv6 block to LIRs. In preparation for this, in order to improve routability and minimise the risk of filtering, the RIPE NCC will […]

Read More

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, […]

Read More