Archive for the 'iOS' Category

OpenBSD 6.2 VPN Endpoint for iOS and macOS

Sunday, February 25th, 2018

tl;dr

The following instructions describe how to remotely connect to a network over an IPsec / L2TP VPN through an OpenBSD server, using native clients on macOS and iOS.

There are many VPN appliances commercially available that provide a nice UI and often come with an expensive support contract. If you are willing to roll up your sleeves a little and don’t mind using the command line, it is possible to create your own VPN server with OpenBSD.

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OpenBSD 6.0 VPN Endpoint for iOS and OSX

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Being able to remotely connect to my home network over VPN has always been on my ‘nice to have’ list. It allows easier access to resources and direct ssh (rather then hoping through the gateway). I have recently updated the OpenBSD server I used for VPN to 6.0 and thought I would share the configuration and settings.

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iOS Provisioning Naming Conventions

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

If you work with more then one Apple Developer account, keeping provisioning certificates and profiles straight can be a real pain.

Apple does a lot right, but this is one part of the development process that is, frankly, shit.

Naming conventions when generating a certificate request can go a long way to minimizing the drama.

If these conventions, or similar ones, are used, there is reduced confusion when examining the certificates in Xcode and the Keychain App.

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