Since our lab is isolated from the home network behind the router we need a way to access the VM's inside from our research systems. To access the systems behind the router we can use a VPN. With VyOS we have 2 options:
- L2TP/IPSec - Native support on Windows and OS X. Linux client support can be tricky.
- OpenVPN - Requires third party client installed, works well on Windows, OS X and Linux.
Depending on your client machine the type of VPN solution will vary. In the case of Windows and OS X L2TP/IPSec works very well in my experience. When developing my tools on Linux, OpenVPN tends to be more stable.Read More