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OS X VPN client pppd host route configuration on post-interface connection

2019-11-20 devops Rob Baruch
VPN Client PPP daemon configuration Recipe: Configure Default Host routes after a specific VPN connection has been established Solution: In order to configure the host (or network routes, although I’m solely interested in routing specific hosts between my two sites), we need to create a file with the following commands in /etc/ppp. #!/bin/sh # VPN_GATEWAY is the remote address of the vpn tunnel # when ppp executes this script it will pass several values to it # $5 will hold the remote gateway VPN_GATEWAY=192. Continue reading


2018-11-07 devops Robert Baruch
Drowning in the Digital Ocean Not all services are created equal - you get what you pay for. I got tired of paying Digital Ocean for a crappy service so I decided to hunt around for a no-frills service that give me a basic instance worthy of hosting a simple blog. Enter ramnode. Ramnode Ramnode is a basic service that quickly affords the addition of new VPS (virtual private servers) at a whopping $3/month per server. Continue reading