npd6 – IPv6 neighbor proxy daemon – It lives!

As threatened in article IPv6 neighbor proxy daemon – npd6 and the associated design ramblings here, the npd6 project now lives and breathes.

EDIT: 22 July – The project has really taken shape. Version 0.3 is now useful enough to be considered a working beta version. Building is very simple – do please try it […]

Content filtering in a home network

With two young children starting to make increasing use of the Internet, my attention has turned in recent times to the thorny subject of Content Filtering. This posting is actually going to look at a technical approach I settled upon, however one cannot help mentioning, at least in passing, some of the wider issues involved.

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OpenVPN over IPv6

Previous articles have detailed various aspects of getting IPv6 running on a home-gateway router. The aim is to migrate as much as possible towards an IPv6-only situation.

Here I cover the steps required to implement a simple point-to-point OpenVPN (SSL) VPN tunnel using PSK over IPv6 infrastructure.

One key element for me is to migrate […]

Netgear EVA9150

My much-loved Pinnacle Showcenter (written about previously here, for example) finally packed up. Not sure what killed it – did the obligatory open-it-up-and-buzz-it-a-bit routine. PSU seemed OK, but when the main board was connected up, something was dragging the PSU down big-time. No obviously failed components, so you are left with the likelihood that some […]

IPv6 at home – a guide to getting started

With IPv6 slowly becoming more visible, it was time to get to grips with it. While absolutely not essential (yet!) it seemed like a fun idea: my ADSL provider offers native IPv6 in parallel with IPv4, and my hosting provider is running an IPv6 beta. So I can do native IPv6 end to end […]