LISP on Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite

Locator/ID Separation Protocol logo, created by Job Snijders

In this blog post, I will explain how to compile the Open Overlay Router (OOR) software for MIPS and how to set it up on an Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite to participate in the Locator/ID Separation Protocol (LISP) beta network.

The experience of participating in a MOOC

I just finished taking a Coursera course on Software Defined Networking (SDN), taught by Dr. Nick Feamster from Georgia Tech. Since I was initially undecided on whether or not I should take it, I thought to blog about the experience, in case it will help anyone else make such decisions in the future.

Bridge/modem only mode for Thomson routers (TG587nv2 / O2 wireless box IV)

I unfortunately haven’t had the best experiences with ISP-provided routers so far, so when I got the O2 wireless box IV (a rebranded Thomson TG587nv2), I wanted to configure it as a bridge or “modem only”, so that I could let one of my routers (that has an Ethernet WAN port) do the routing. Ideally, …