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Tails OS with Encrypted Persistence on Unraid as a VM

This post will show you how to run Tails OS as a VM with the Persistence feature enabled. Running Tails as a VM is not recommended generally as it defeats many of the security features in Tails. For example, virtualization requires that you trust the hypervisor host, as the hypervisor has extra privileges over a VM that can reduce security and privacy of the VM. I recommend reading Tails’s official documentation about virtualization considerations before continuing: https://tails....

January 24, 2022 · 5 min · Robert D. White
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How to Use pfSense and Unifi to Anonymize and Encrypt VLAN Tagged Traffic

This post aims to show you how to use pfSense within a Unifi network behind a Unifi Gateway [in my case, the gateway is the Unifi Dream Machine Pro (hereafter referred to as UDMP)]. I will explain my current network configuration including applicable subnets, VLANs, and wireless SSIDs needed to make this setup successful. The end goal is to be able to add a client on my Unifi network to a particular VLAN either by joining this client wirelessly to a particular SSID or by tagging the client’s physical port to that VLAN....

April 5, 2021 · 9 min · Robert D. White