Apr 192018

#1 plug laptop into eth0

#2 Edgerouter X defaults to as did the TG589vac, but that doesn’t matter as it is now just a modem

#3 get on same net segment… statically configure laptop to
IP (’cause Douglas Adams, obvs)

#4 Browser to, default login usr and pswd: ‘ubnt’ / ‘ubnt’


OOH WHAT A PRETTY INTERFACE. Kinda overwhelming actually. Enable SSH, enable DNS forwarding on all interfaces. Should be good to go right? Wrong!

$ ping
PING ( 56 data bytes
64 bytes from icmp_seq=0 ttl=59 time=15.007 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=1 ttl=59 time=15.275 ms

$ ping google.com
ping: cannot resolve google.com: Unknown host

Oh noes.

$ ssh -p 2222 -l ubnt

[email protected]:~$ show dns forwarding nameservers
 Nameservers configured for DNS forwarding
----------------------------------------------- available via 'system' available via 'system' available via 'ppp pppoe0' available via 'ppp pppoe0'

[email protected]:~$ ping
PING ( 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from icmp_req=1 ttl=60 time=18.4 ms
64 bytes from icmp_req=2 ttl=60 time=14.6 ms

[email protected]:~$ ping google.com
PING google.com ( 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from lhr25s01-in-f14.1e100.net ( icmp_req=1 ttl=57 time=15.3 ms
64 bytes from lhr25s01-in-f14.1e100.net ( icmp_req=2 ttl=57 time=15.3 ms

[email protected]:~$configure
[email protected]#set service dns forwarding system
[email protected]#commit
[email protected]# commit
[email protected]# save
Saving configuration to '/config/config.boot'...
[email protected]# exit
[email protected]:~$


Now for the rest of the network… but it’s sooo nice outside. There’s this orange thing in the sky, apparently