Author Archives: Judson Bishop

More Services for the Lab Server

After setting up TACACS+ and FreeRADIUS I decided to go ahead and add more services to my main test lab server. I am using CentOS in the lab, and decided to add a syslog server and an FTP server to … Continue reading

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General Purpose Lab Server

I have a number of servers in the lab, but my main server is a jumpbox that straddles the lab and our network named TLTS1. I wanted to be able to really test authentication in the lab so I decided … Continue reading

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Backing up Lab Routers

I have put quite a bit of work into my lab routers and the configurations, enough that I have begun to worry about about how much work it would be to replace my current set up. I have been backing … Continue reading

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VIRL on Bare Metal

I just fought installing VIRL on bare metal for nearly four days. I worked my way through multiple how-to’s and installed it three different times. Eventually I gave up doing it by the book and tried my own thing. First, … Continue reading

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Micronics Training with Narbik

I haven’t been posting much about my studies for the CCIE this time around. My studies have been all consuming as I have been trying to get in 30 hours a week on top of my normal work. I may … Continue reading

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Webmail with SSL Certificates

This stack is part of a larger project that I created nearly ten years ago. I am on the fourth rewrite of this for some internal email. We are in the process of migrating from Cyrus and Squirrelmail to Dovecot … Continue reading

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Linux NAT with a Web Interface

In 2006 I wrote a web interface for Linux NAT tables. It was not pretty, but it moved NAT from the core routers or firewalls onto a server that the PC Techs could manage. The goal was to push management … Continue reading

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