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Well, I'd like to be. Seems someone got into my server - no damage caused aside from lost time rebuilding and making new certificates. My own fault probably as I had a flaw in my firewall script that let everyone through :O. Well, that's now been fixed, and I've moved to using OpenVPN to secure my...

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OK, say you have a dhcp connection to the LAN which supplies generic name servers (ie internet). Now you want to create a VPN connection to your home LAN and use its nameservers so you can ping the right machines at home. At the moment, you can't. openvpn in portage currently has no ability to eve...

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resolvconf

tech

baselayout-1.12 forces all dhcp clients to store its resolv.conf in their own locations so they didn't overwrite each others. It even merged them all together. This works very well. :D

So along comes openvpn with its ability to use an unspecified tun/tap interface (if tun0 is in use it will use...

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I've been playing around with openvpn some more now, trying to get it to behave nicely as a server and a client with the minimum of fuss from a user perspective. Well, the server part it easy - it goes up or not ;)

The client part however is a little more complex ...... So what I've been working o...

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Teeth

life

Whilst eating a toffee sweet (yes, bad boy!) it kinda stuck to one of my fillings and took it out :sick:. So, me minus a big filling, I went in search of a dentist. Guess what! There's no NHS dentists anywhere near where I live. Bah. So I found a reasonably priced dentist near work and went along.Th...

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