OpenVPN bridge and VMware ESXi

When you configure a bridged OpenVPN setup on a VMware ESXi (vSphere Hypervisor) you will notice that you can’t reach anything over the VPN except the OpenVPN host. This is because VMware by default prevents the NIC to go into promiscuous mode so the bridge won’t work. To fix this you need to change the VMware security […]

Installing VMware server 2.0.2 on debian 6.0.1 X64

Download VMware-server-2.0.2-203138.x86_64.tar.gz from the vmware website and place it in /usr/src (you need to register on the VMware website before you can download) Download my install file below and unpack it to /usr/src: cd /usr/src wget http://www.troublenow.org/files/vmware/vmware2.0.2-on-debian6.0.1.tar.gz tar xvzf vmware2.0.2-on-debian6.0.1.tar.gz cd /usr/src/vmware2 sh install-vmware-2.0.2.shcd /usr/src wget http://www.troublenow.org/files/vmware/vmware2.0.2-on-debian6.0.1.tar.gz tar xvzf vmware2.0.2-on-debian6.0.1.tar.gz cd /usr/src/vmware2 sh install-vmware-2.0.2.sh This […]

IPv6 Subnets

Just a quick ipv6 subnet cheatsheet. XXXX:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX ||| |||| |||| |||| |||| |||| |||| ||| |||| |||| |||| |||| |||| |||128–1 ||| |||| |||| |||| |||| |||| ||124—16 ||| |||| |||| |||| |||| |||| |120—-256 ||| |||| |||| |||| |||| |||| 116—–4,096 ||| |||| |||| |||| |||| |||112——-65,536 ||| |||| |||| |||| |||| ||108——–1,048,576 ||| […]