[Zanog-discuss] which home ISP are the smart techs using these days?

Ronald Bartels ronald at amastelek.com
Mon Aug 26 16:49:06 SAST 2019

I can show people how it works at SAFNOG.

A side effect is fixing dirty wifi hotspots.

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On 26/Aug/19 08:13, Ronald Bartels via zanog-discuss wrote:
> I use a VPN server called Softether
> https://github.com/SoftEtherVPN/SoftEtherVPN The one on git is v5.
> Fixes many Mikrotik compatibility issues.
> I would suggest each ISP provisions a vps with Debian and loads SE
> This is cascaded to a central vps where an engineer would auth with a VPN
> client.
> Softether supports its own client, OpenVPN, L2TP/IPSec and SSTP.  The
> client can be Mac, Windows, Linux or android.
> Practically, an engineer would be able to NAT against any of the vps's
> located at an ISP.  They can then use whatever desktop tools they have
> on their laptops to troubleshoot the remote and local end.  And if
> someone sponsors a vps in London and NY you can troubleshoot international
> as well.
> The only problem I had was hackers filling my logs but that was sorted
> using a blacklist script.

I'd be fine with this.

I wouldn't want to impose a specific piece of software, provided it supports
open VPN protocols.

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