Category Archives: EdgeRouter

EdgeRouter: UBNT releases fix for firmware 1.9 that broke my l2tp/ipsec

That warm feeling that you contributed to the community when you find your bug report in an official release notes 🙂 There is a new firmware release EdgeRouter ER-8/ERPro-8/EP-R8: Firmware v1.9.1 that reports as fixed an issue first reported by me for the 1.9 firmware. The issue was reported in the thread Update to 1.9… Read More »


Data Center: Add EdgeRouter logs to Security Onion

After seting up Security Onion as my home data center IDS (see I started to integrate monitoring of other resources to it. The first idea was to add the monitoring of my EdgeMax routers. Security Onion has a syslog-ng service that is able to receive client syslog data. Then we can visualize this data… Read More »

EdgeRouter: Policy Based Routing for OpenVPN when Load Balancing dual WANs

Trying to fix my OpenVPN site-to-site link and due to the environment update I had to do some changes. The initial setup of the OpenVPN is here First of all there is a new EdgeRouter ER-8 that is directly linked to the main ISP I got this from see Ubiquiti ER-8 Netzwerk/Router .… Read More »

EdgeRouter: Dual WAN + Hair Pin+ Multiple networks + OpenVPN site-to-site VPN

My setup becomes more and more complicated bellow there are the updated steps of my configurations with references to the original posts containing the partial configurations. STEP 1 EdgeRouter : Dual WAN with Hair Pin Initially I started with a dual-wan configuration with some extra setting to exclude from load balancing the hair pin connections:… Read More »

EdgeRouter: Dynamic DNS with

I wanted to use for my site-to-site VPN connection some aliases in the configuration files. The simple solution was to configure some dynamic DNS aliases with After creating an account and defining a site name like do the following from CLI