Problem Verizon Fios does not provide native dual-stack connectivity. To enable my connection for IPv6, I signed up for Hurricane Electric’s Tunnelbroker service. To make a long story short, whenever the IPv4 IP on my Fios connection cycled to a new address, I had to manually update my new IPv4 IP in a few places (Tunnel Broker website, /etc/hostname.
Now that I’m handing out IPv6 addresses to various VLANs on my network, I needed a way to see what percentage of my traffic was actually using IPv6. Enter pf, pflow, and ntop.
It all started with a Ubuntu Blog blog post about a slimmer Ubuntu server image. I play around with virtual machines at home, many based on Ubuntu’s full-size server ISO. It would take 20-25 minutes to spin up a new VM using some prebuilt preseed files I had constructed to automate user creation and SSH key copying.
I remember using he.net year ago for their IPv6 tunnels years ago, and have painful memories of configuring it, both on the router and to share to the subnets on my home LAN.
Kubernetes has some incredible features, one of them being Ingress. Ingress can be described as a way to give external access to a Kubernetes-run service, typically over HTTP(S). This is useful when you run webapps (Grafana, Binder) in your Kubernetes cluster that need to be accessed by users across your network.