Skip to Content

How to Configure Public and Private Subnets in AWS?

I remember when I want to learn about Cisco network gears a decade back, I used to think about renting the physical gears or even purchasing them, which is of course is an expensive option. But when I started to learn about the cloud, getting a hands-on becomes a lot cheaper. If you have never …

Read More about How to Configure Public and Private Subnets in AWS?

How to Configure AWS Site-to-Site VPN to pfSense with Dynamic Routing?

When you deploy the site-to-site VPN between AWS and pfSense using a static route, a phase1 will come up. However, the phase2 will remains down. As a result, the devices on both ends cannot communicate. Even if you try to connect phase 2 from Status->IPsec in pfsense manually, you will see the connection is not …

Read More about How to Configure AWS Site-to-Site VPN to pfSense with Dynamic Routing?

How to configure BGP in pfSense?

I’ve had pfSense running on my home network for a long time now. You might use it as your home network’s firewall because it is an excellent open-source firewall. However, you should utilize hardware from Netgate if you wish to integrate pfSense to an enterprise network. I have a PPPoE configured in my network to connect …

Read More about How to configure BGP in pfSense?

How to install windows server 2022 on VirtualBox?

The best way to test the latest operating system is by virtualizing them in the lab environment before moving it to production. You can test things out and understand what works for you and what doesn’t. In this blog, we will virtualize windows server 2022 on a VirtualBox hypervisor. Many users choose VirtualBox hypervisor because …

Read More about How to install windows server 2022 on VirtualBox?

How to Install Ubuntu Server 20.04 in Proxmox?

Ubuntu Server is one of the popular Linux servers available from Canonical. After Redhat killed centos, its popularity increased even more. People are starting to move from Centos to the Ubuntu server. We have covered extensive blog articles related to Ubuntu servers in the past. And in this blog, we will take a look at …

Read More about How to Install Ubuntu Server 20.04 in Proxmox?

How to Install Windows Server 2022 on Proxmox VE?

The windows server 2022 is the latest version of the server operating system from Microsoft. It provides good performance and a more cloud-centric design. Windows server is usually installed as a virtual machine, and it can be virtualized in almost all the hypervisors out there. Can windows 2022 be installed on Proxmox? Windows 2022 is …

Read More about How to Install Windows Server 2022 on Proxmox VE?

How to install Windows Server 2019 on Proxmox? | step by step.

The windows server 2019 is the popular version of the Windows server operating system used by many enterprise users worldwide, not only in the on-premises network but also in the cloud. Our previous blog covered how you can install Proxmox VE on a server using a USB drive. We even spun up multiple firewalls virtual …

Read More about How to install Windows Server 2019 on Proxmox? | step by step.

How to Set Up IPsec Site-to-Site VPN between FortiGate and ASA?

We use an IPsec site-to-site VPN tunnel to connect two sites. It provides security and is a lot cheaper than other means of connecting the WAN network. By default, most of the network will have internet access, and the devices they have at the edge of the network will have IPsec capability. That’s the only …

Read More about How to Set Up IPsec Site-to-Site VPN between FortiGate and ASA?

How to Deploy Cisco ASAv in AWS? | Step by Step Guide.

Asa is one of the popular firewall offerings from cisco, used by many on-prem enterprise networks. Many users are now using the ASAv on the AWS cloud; it sits at the edge of the cloud network protecting your AWS resources. You can also take advantage of this setup and configure end-user VPNs such as Any …

Read More about How to Deploy Cisco ASAv in AWS? | Step by Step Guide.

How to Configure IPsec Site to Site VPN Between Cisco ASA?

There are multiple ways to connect your inter offices using WAN. You can get MPLS, a Dedicated link. Those are the expensive ones, and there is SD-WAN. However, the cheapest and most popular method of connecting two different branch networks is using an IPsec site to site a VPN tunnel. If you have ASA on …

Read More about How to Configure IPsec Site to Site VPN Between Cisco ASA?

How to Set Up IPsec Site to Site VPN Between ASA and Paloalto?

The Paloalto firewall is one of the popular next-generation firewalls in the market. I like Palolalto because it is very easy to use, especially for those who come from the Cisco world. The firewall offering from Cisco is the ASA – Adaptive security appliance. Though it provides security in your infrastructure, it lacks the features …

Read More about How to Set Up IPsec Site to Site VPN Between ASA and Paloalto?

How to Configure IPsec Site to Site VPN Between PfSense and ASA?

When you want to connect two remote sites, the easiest and cheapest way is to deploy an IPsec tunnel. The only requirement to connect both offices is that you need a device that supports IPsec capability and an internet connection. That’s it, and you can now build an IPsec tunnel successfully between two sites. ASA …

Read More about How to Configure IPsec Site to Site VPN Between PfSense and ASA?

How to Install a FortiGate Firewall on Proxmox?

FortiGate is one of the popular commercial firewalls used by enterprise networks. It is even available for home usage with a smaller hardware version. Sometimes, you might have a virtual license for the FortiGate firewall and wonder how you can virtualize the FortiGate firewall in your network. For the learning purpose, you can install the …

Read More about How to Install a FortiGate Firewall on Proxmox?

How to Install Proxmox VE on VirtualBox? | Step by Step.

The Proxmox VE is one of the popular open-source hypervisors. You can see that the enterprise setup also uses the Proxmox server. So if you are new to Proxmox, what is the best way to learn about the hypervisor quickly? You can turn an old laptop or PC into Proxmox by installing the Proxmox server …

Read More about How to Install Proxmox VE on VirtualBox? | Step by Step.

How to Import QCOW2 into Proxmox Server? | Step by Step.

I have been working with KVM for a long time now. I stuck to it because it is open-source and free for anyone to use it. I recently moved some of my KVM virtual machines to my newly built Proxmox server. As you may know, Proxmox is a virtualization hypervisor based on KVM itself, and …

Read More about How to Import QCOW2 into Proxmox Server? | Step by Step.

Steps to Create Proxmox Bridge with Multiple Ports using LACP bonding.

We have installed Proxmox in one of our servers in our last blog post, but it had only a single interface, so we configured the VLAN to send multiple traffic, which is good if you have a smaller network or a lab. However, you cannot run the server with a single interface in a production …

Read More about Steps to Create Proxmox Bridge with Multiple Ports using LACP bonding.

How to Configure PPPoE on a FortiGate Firewall?

The PPPoE is the standard configuration to enable most consumer internet connections networks. It is the favored method because it provides ease of management with respect to the account, bandwidth, etc. The PPP is a legacy serial link technology that helps to connect between the WAN links. However, PPP doesn’t support natively on the ethernet; …

Read More about How to Configure PPPoE on a FortiGate Firewall?

How to Install OPNsense Firewall in Proxmox? | Step by Step.

OPNsense is one of the popular open-source firewalls out there, and it is almost identical to the pfsense firewall. You could replace your home router with an OPNsense firewall. Either get the physical hardware from the OPNsense. If you cannot afford that, another option is to use any old PC and turn them into an …

Read More about How to Install OPNsense Firewall in Proxmox? | Step by Step.

How to Dual Boot Linux Mint and Windows 11?

I like working with Linux, especially Linux mint. At the same time, I also need to use the latest Windows 11 operating system on my computer because of the wide range of features it brings along with it. Since I like both operating systems, I could virtualize either of the operating systems. The main advantage …

Read More about How to Dual Boot Linux Mint and Windows 11?

How to install Debian 11 on VirtualBox? | step by step guide.

We have covered the installation of Debian 11 on a Windows 11 machine using dual boot in our last blog post; however, when some users want to test things out, they may not want to use both the operating system on a physical box. The problem with that is, you cannot use both operating systems …

Read More about How to install Debian 11 on VirtualBox? | step by step guide.

How to Create a bridge interface in CentOS/Redhat Linux?

In Centos or Redhat hat Linux, when you want to configure a virtual machine, we use the native hypervisor called KVM. And there are multiple ways you could let the virtual machine talk to the network. Sometimes, you would want the virtual machine to talk to just the internet; in that case, you could use …

Read More about How to Create a bridge interface in CentOS/Redhat Linux?

How to Install Debian 11 on VMware Workstation?

Debian is one of the stable Linux distributions out there. Unlike other distros, you won’t be getting frequent upgrades on the Debian operating system. However, when it does, it will be a very stable one. Virtualizing an operating system is better than installing them on a physical machine when you want to test any operating …

Read More about How to Install Debian 11 on VMware Workstation?

How to Dual Boot Windows11 and Proxmox?

Proxmox is one of the open-source, free virtualization software available for anyone to use. Sometimes you might wonder how you can dual boot windows machines with Proxmox?. Maybe you already have a pretty decent laptop or PC running with windows 11/10. For daily tasks, you would want to use windows 11, and for running multiple …

Read More about How to Dual Boot Windows11 and Proxmox?