Those who have followed along with parts 1 and 2 of this series should now have an ERL configuration with one WAN and one LAN interface and a zone-based firewall. Let’s take another look at our example network configuration diagram.

In part 1 we covered the basics of setting up the ERL for one WAN interface and one LAN interface with a basic firewall on the WAN interface. But isolating our internal networks against bad actors on the outside is one of the most important functions of a router, so...

A few months back I picked up an Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite as I started the process of upgrading some of the aging network equipment in my home. So far I’m finding this to be a very substantial upgrade to the typical consumer-grade home networking equipment at a reasonable price. Getting...

Something I’ve been working on for a while now is mounting select filesystems from within unprivileged (i.e. user namespace) containers. Though I’m still working on getting this into upstream Linux, support for mounting fuse and ext4 was recently merged as an opt-in feature in the xenial kernel. The instructions below...

The DKMS framework makes it easy to create and distribute an out-of-tree kernel module, as demonstrated in part 1. However, the process is rather manual (read: error prone) for packages that will be updated regularly. This post is going to look at a way to set up the debian packaging...