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VyOS and Torguard

I have been struggling trying to get the Torguard’s OpenVPN to work with my VyOS. Fortunately, Torguard supports WireGuard. WireGuard is probably the easiest VPN to setup. If you are using Torguard as your VPN provider, you are in luck. WireGuard is probably the best option. This post is how to connect VyOS to Torguard’s …

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VyOS missing interfaces after an system upgrade

Have you encountered an issue with your VyOS instance where after upgrading the system, the interfaces either missing or got mixed around? I have been dealing with this issue with my Supermicro MBD-A1SRi-2758F-O board with Intel x520-DA2. It is a hit and miss issue. The symptoms are the hardware MAC address of each interface got …

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Upgrading VyOS

I just want to say this and this is also has mentioned in the VyOS wiki that despite VyOS is based off Debian Linux, do not use apt upgrade or apt dist-upgrade; otherwise, you will break your VyOS instance. There are several ways of upgrading the system. The first one is to use the direct …

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Prepping a USB flash drive for a network system upgrade

I was upgrading the Cisco SD-WAN routers recently. According the Cisco, to manually up upgrade the ASR1002-HX via USB stick. The USB must not bigger than 32GB and must be formatted in FAT32 format. Anyways I have I spare USB 32GB laying around and planning to upgrade my VyOS router/firewall via USB stick. I thought …

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VyOS Stencils

I created several stencils for VyOS. These are not the official VyOS stencils, but an unofficial one. The outcome came out pretty nicely, so I think I would share them. I made these four stencils using draw.io. See the comment section for the download link. Unzip the .zip file and let me know what do …

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