Adrian Moreno

Create an IPsec tunnel between 2 Mikrotik routers and dynamic public IPs

In this post we are going to create an IPsec VPN tunnel between two remote sites using Mikrotik routers with dynamic public IPs . By default, Mikrotik does not allow to use FQDN (domain names) to setup an IPsec tunnel, so we are going to create some scripts to update the IPsec configuration whenever the local or remote IPs change. The network layout is as follows: <img src="http://www.devcows.com/media/mikrotik-ipsec-1.png" alt="Mikrotik IPsec" /> The first thing to take into account is that LAN addresses must be different between Site 1 and Site 2.

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Update Deluge version on your Raspberry PI

Unfortunately, at the time of writing this post the latest version available from Raspbian repositories is 1.3.3. And you may not use other repositories since they will probably not provide packages for ARM devices such as the Raspberry PI. There are different reasons for updating Deluge to the latest version. One of them is that 1.3.3 does not support Magnet links, which is a very common way of loading in torrents to the client.

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