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Intro ===== This is the configuration for my Intel Mac Mini -based OpenBSD router. It is not something that you can likely copy and use directly, but it is a good example of a real configuration. I am not an OpenBSD expert, but my goal was to modify the default install as little as possible. Since that is "secure by default", hopefully I did not introduce too much insecurity. It only ends up being a few lines of config and one or two additional non-standard packages. If you see something insecure, please send me a patch! (Yes, the password for my wireless network is in here. I don't really care, you don't live anywhere near me, so you can't get access with that. I always use "jrockway" for my passwords anyway!) My Networks =========== The network interfaces are setup in hostname.<driver>[0-9]+ files. I have the following cards: msk0: This is the internal Gigabit Ethernet. It is my internal network. It's on 10.0.0.0/24. (It was a /8, but then I ran out of networks when setting up a routed OpenVPN.) aue0: This is a USB 1.1 Ethernet adaptor that connects to teh intarwebs. I bought it because it was the first thing documented as supported that I could find on Amazon Prime. Since my DSL is 6M/768k, the 12M USB 1.1 is not a bottleneck. It's <blinky.jrock.us>. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0000CDZ82 (Note: the one I bought from Amazon did not have the same chipset as the OpenBSD docs said it had. But it does work. I wish they would change the model number when they are going to dramatically alter the product.) ath0: Internal wireless a/b/g. I actually hang a 802.11n access point off my internal network, so this exists merely for fun. It's on 192.168.1.1/24. gif0: This is my tunnel to the IPv6 intarwebs. It's provided (for free) by Hurricane Electric. They give you a /64 or /48. Since not all the particles in the Universe are currently in my apartment (and don't need an IP address anyway), I just have a /64. tun0: This is the tunnel from the OpenVPN server to the networking stack. The hostname.tun0 just brings the tunnel up and starts the OpenVPN server, which is what actually configures the tunnel. My OpenVPN network is 10.0.1.0/24. My Services =========== dhcpd: DHCP for my internal network. snowball2 and eeetv have static addresses. Everything else ends up at 10.0.0.200 or above. rtadvd: Advertises my IPv6 subnet to the rest of the internal network. This allows every machine to auto-select a real routable IPv6 address! named: This is the DNS server. It handles: * name resolution for the .internal zone * reverse name resolution for my IPv6 subnet * caching DNS resolution for anything on my internal network OpenBSD runs a few other services by default; sendmail, sshd, and ntpd. These do what you think they do, I didn't touch the configuration at all (except maybe to turn off root logins over ssh). My Firewall =========== I picked OpenBSD instead of Linux mostly because pf is so wonderful. Detailed comments are in pf.conf, but here's an overview: * keep state on all traffic (and fix all syncookies) * deny all traffic by default (and log denied connections) * QoS so that ssh stays responsive at all times (and so that apt-get dist-upgrade doesn't interfere with my streaming TV downloads) * NAT from the internet to my internal network * allow icmp from the internet * allow ssh from the internet * allow dns connections to this box * allow openvpn connections to this box Adding a new machine internally =============================== * assign static IP in dhcpd.conf * add reverse DNS entry * add forward internal DNS entry Adding a new machine on the VPN =============================== * generate certificates Overall ======= This router is much better than anything I've ever used; various consumer-level shit boxes (never buy netgear hardware), openwrt, and ddwrt. There is no fancy web interface, but once the box is set up there is nothing much to do. It just keeps working, and you can ssh in and check out how the firewall is doing or read your mail. IPv6 is nice. I sometimes have better connectivity over the IPv6 tunnel than I do via my IPv4 ISP! Sharing ======= Share and enjoy!