Category Archives: Ubuntu

Odd iproute2 gateway behavior with two gateways

After helping a frustrated yet patient Elvar I thought I better post about the situation we came across incase anybody else finds themselves in the same situation. Elvar started with all the correct elements to setup a functioning multrouting gateway. Two connections from two different providers, eth1, eth2. Running on an Ubuntu box with eth0 […]

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Multi gateway balancing with iptables

I have been testing load balancing via both iptables and ip route nexthop for a couple of days now. ¬†They both work pretty well too. This only balances outgoing traffic as incoming traffic balanced via DNS RR and the firewall just returns the traffic on the interface it arrived on as per the previous post. […]

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Multi gateway routing with iptables and iproute2

Notes on multi gateway routing with iptables and iproute2, suggestions and corrections gladly accepted. My notes may be incomplete or just plain wrong, I pieced them together after getting it working. Running on Ubuntu-9.10 with two internet connections ppp0 and ppp1 both with static IP’s from two different internet providers in Australia (iiNet and Internode). […]

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Ubuntu 9.10 impressions, extra packages.

I updated my main laptop to Ubuntu 9.10 on it’s release. It called for a fresh install as this laptop get’s a lot of crap installed left right and centre and an upgrade was not going to clean it up. (Apache, Nginx and Lighttpd, tomcat, netbeans all installed and starting on bootup, argh, plus many […]

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OpenLDAP TLS with wildcard domain certs

After the last post on the OpenLDAP trouble I had, I’ve continued trying new things with it and can confirm that wildcard domain certificates do succeed with OpenLDAP. When creating the certificate request enter for eg *.example.com in the common name field and you can then use the one certificate on all servers that fall […]

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