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Set Up Vyatta / Vyos as an L2TP/IPsec VPN Server

I need to configure a L2TP/IPSEC VPN Server for a friend. For this I used Vyatta, well its forked version Vyos   Network Access Requirements L2TP traffic – UDP 1701 Internet Key Exchange (IKE) – UDP 500 IPSec Network Address Translation (NAT-T) – UDP 4500   L2TP Setup set vpn l2tp remote-access outside-address X.X.X.X set […]

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News Technical

Vyatta is now a Brocade company

This week Vyatta; The award-winning open source network operating system providing advanced IPv4 and IPv6 routing made the move under Brocade. Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD (NASDAQ)) is an American technology company specializing in data and storage networking products. What does this mean to those of us who use and are customers of Vyatta. In […]

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How-To Technical

PPTP VPN Connection issues on ESXi 5.5

Issue:  I am unable to connect to a VPN server hosted as a guest on VMware ESXi 5.5. After much troubleshooting it seems that the issue with my PPTP connections is that GRE isn’t making it to my server. In my logs I found the following: vyatta pptpd[2777]: CTRL: PTY read or GRE write failed […]

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How-To Software

Changing hostname or domain name in Vyatta

Using the Vyatta command line interface (CLI) you can change the hostname and even the domain name of your Vyatta installation. To set the hostname do the following: configure set system host-name Vyatta commit To set the domain name do the following: configure set system domain-name jermsmit.com commit After each above you will want to […]

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Vyatta Router Configuration Location

Some of us may have looked for this, most of us have found it. Simply change directory to /opt/vyatta/etc/config to find the Vyatta router config.boot