pfSense on the PC Engines APU2

Hey! Listen! This post is part of a series on pfSense. Check them all out! Introduction In the past few weeks, I replaced my EdgeRouter Lite with a Netgate SG-1100. Two weeks later, my SG-1100 died, and I had to put the EdgeRouter Lite back. However, I still wanted to replace the ERL with a … Read more

My SG-1100 died

Hey! Listen! This post is part of a series on pfSense. Check them all out! Introduction I recently wrote about how I was dropping the Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite for a Netgate SG-1100 running pfSense. However, on July 9th (about two weeks after installing my SG-1100) I noticed my internet connection died, and I was unable … Read more

Migrating away from the Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite

Hey! Listen! This post is part of a series on the Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite. Check them all out! Introduction For years, I’ve been using and loving my Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite. For about $100, you’re not going to find a router with more features. In fact, most of Ubiquiti’s offerings are a very good value for … Read more

EdgeRouter CNAME records

Hey! Listen! This post is part of a series on the Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite. Check them all out! Introduction What is a CNAME record? A canonical name (CNAME) record is a special type of DNS record that points one domain name to another. It’s easier to explain with an example. Let’s say you own the … Read more

Let’s Encrypt wildcard certificates with Certbot on Nginx

Introduction In March of 2018, Let’s Encrypt (the free Certificate Authority) announced they added support for wildcard certificates through the upgraded ACMEv2 protocol. I’ve been hosting most of my services on subdirectories (e.g., loganmarchione.com/rss) but have been wanting to move them to subdomains (e.g., rss.loganmarchione.com), and thought this was the perfect chance to do just … Read more