Building Linux L3 switch/router on x86 - Part7 - DDNS and NTP Installation and Configuration

In a previous tutorial we configured firewall and NAT on Linux Layer 3 switch to allow connection of LAN users to the Internet. We will continue building Linux L3 switch with configuration NTP and Dynamic DNS services on the switch. The switch will synchronize its time with public NTP server over the Internet and provide […]
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Building Linux L3 switch/router on x86 - Part5 - Connecting Box to the Internet - PPPoE Configuration

So far we have installed Linux CentOS on a computer, created an access point for wireless users connection and configured Open vSwitch to connect wired LAN users. Now it is time to step forward and connect our Linux L3 switch to the Internet. To do this, we have to install and configure PPPoE. PPPoE stands […]
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Building Linux L3 switch/router on x86 - Part3 - Wireless Access Point Installation and Configuration

We will continue with building our Linux Layer 3 switch with another tutorial that explains installation and configuration secure Wireless Access Point – AP for wireless LAN users. AP will be configured to use secure WPA2 protocol for client authentication, using Preshared key – PSK. Traffic between AP and clients will be encrypted using modern […]
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Building Linux L3 switch/router on x86 - Part2 - CentOS 6.0 installation

This is the second from the series of step-by-step tutorials that describe building Linux Layer 3 home switch/router on Linux. The tutorial shows CentOS 6.0 installation and software RAID 1 – disk mirroring configuration. 1. Download CentOS-6.0-i386-minimal ISO image Choose the nearest download mirror for your location. $ wget ftp://tux.rainside.sk/centos/6/isos/i386/CentOS-6.0-i386-minimal.iso 2. Burn CD image with burning software […]
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Building Linux L3 switch/router on x86 - Part1 - Introduction

1. What is your tutorials about building L3 switch offering? Frankly, nothing. But if you want to learn how to build our own Linux Multilayer switch/router from scratch, the next several tutorials might help you. 2. Why should I waste my time on reading? Firstly, it is about getting knowledge. Even if you are an experienced Linux […]
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CCNP SWITCH and GNS3 – part 2.3 LAB - Configuring User AAA authentication and 802.1X port-based authentication

Scenario You start your new carrier as a network professional in company which is responsible for prepare, plan, design and implementation phase of AAA user authentication and 8021.x port-based authentication in customer network. Because you are new in the team you need to prove your boss that you has sufficient knowledge to participate in Implementation […]
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