L2TP-over-IPSEC on Ubuntu

I expected it to be built-in but L2TP-over-IPSEC support in NetworkManager on Ubuntu 16.4 seems to be unavailable.  Turns out it’s available on Launchpad.

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FreeNAS & VMware Snapshots

FreeNas has had a VMware-Snapshot feature for a while but I’ve never found much real-world documentation on how to use it. Figured I’d put the logic down “on paper” for the next guy. To start with, I have a zVol named “vm” on my FreeNAS machine that I’ve serve up via iSCSI for use by a VMware ESXi host.  That gets mounted as a new datastore. […]

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