Passed #CISSP exam! Long exam but not that hard. — Andrew Roderos (@networkjutsu) May 22, 2017 Yesterday was a good day, at least for me. I passed the CISSP exam on my first attempt! While it wasn’t that hard (in my opinion) compared to other exams that I have taken, […]

Passed the CISSP exam!


This blog post is part of a series on EdgeRouter Lite. You may want to check them all out! Date Title Description 03/13/16 My Home Router – EdgeRouter Lite Quick introduction to EdgeRouter Lite 04/09/16 Ubiquiti’s EdgeOS CLI Introduction EdgeOS CLI Primer 05/01/16 How to configure EdgeRouter Lite via CLI […]

Hardening EdgeRouter Lite – Part 4


This blog post is part of a series on EdgeRouter Lite. You may want to check them all out! Date Title Description 03/13/16 My Home Router – EdgeRouter Lite Quick introduction to EdgeRouter Lite 04/09/16 Ubiquiti’s EdgeOS CLI Introduction EdgeOS CLI Primer 05/01/16 How to configure EdgeRouter Lite via CLI […]

Hardening EdgeRouter Lite – Part 3



This blog post is part of a series on EdgeRouter Lite. You may want to check them all out! Date Title Description 03/13/16 My Home Router – EdgeRouter Lite Quick introduction to EdgeRouter Lite 04/09/16 Ubiquiti’s EdgeOS CLI Introduction EdgeOS CLI Primer 05/01/16 How to configure EdgeRouter Lite via CLI […]

Hardening EdgeRouter Lite – Part 2


This blog post is part of a series on EdgeRouter Lite. You may want to check them all out! Date Title Description 03/13/16 My Home Router – EdgeRouter Lite Quick introduction to EdgeRouter Lite 04/09/16 Ubiquiti’s EdgeOS CLI Introduction EdgeOS CLI Primer 05/01/16 How to configure EdgeRouter Lite via CLI […]

Hardening EdgeRouter Lite – Part 1


In my previous post, I talked about enabling two-factor authentication (2FA) for my public facing Linux host. In today’s post, I will talk about integrating Google Authenticator PAM to FreeRADIUS. As a result, any hosts that are pointed to my RADIUS server will have the 2FA functionality. Installing FreeRADIUS and […]

Adding Two-Factor Authentication to FreeRADIUS



In my old blog post, I talked about how to mitigate from persistent SSH brute force attack. While there are several options in mitigating SSH brute force attack, I opted to use the Fail2Ban option at the time. Today, I’ve decided to add another security layer to the host since […]

Securing SSH with Google Authenticator


I bought three of the TL-SG2008 the same day I bought my EdgeRouter Lite. I’ve always wanted some form of managed switch at home to satisfy my wants and to segregate my lab environment. In my old setup, I had three unmanaged switches and all-in-one router (with switch and access point built-in). While they worked fine, […]

My Semi-Managed Switch – TL-SG2008


I talked about my F5 BIG-IP LTM VE home lab in this post, but I didn’t do a walkthrough on how to configure it after deployment. In this post, you will learn the initial configuration of the BIG-IP LTM virtual appliance. The BIG-IP LTM VE version that I am using […]

F5 BIG-IP LTM VE Initial Configuration