The writing masses in addition to professional media generate tons of articles each week. What’s the best way to keep up? My strategy is multi-pronged.TL;DR.
I ran a Ubiquiti Edge Router Lite as my home firewall for a couple of years. The box had a nice GUI with CLI option, and had no problem keeping up with my > 100Mbps Internet connection. The box died after a lengthy power failure that drained the large UPS buffering electrons in my basement equipment rack. Here’s a look at its mainboard.
This is a summary of bringing up an IPSEC site to site VPN tunnel between a Cisco ASA firewall we’ll call EAST running ASA 8.2(1) and an Juniper SRX 650 firewall we’ll call WEST running Junos 11.4R7.5. Not the most elegant blog post in the world, but rather a summary along with config files that worked in my case and have been stable for about a week now.
Juniper offers route-based IPSEC VPNs and policy-based IPSEC VPNs.