Running Wireguard on a switch
vincent.wiemann at ironai.com
Sat Jul 27 14:49:19 CEST 2019
the problem with switches is often that they have closed-source drivers
for hardware NAT etc. Thus it's not really that funny to hack them.
If every driver they use is FOSS, you could easily add OpenWrt support for it and
then everything is update-proof. Until then I rather hook an Intel NUC
or a router with IPQ401x processor to the switch for doing WireGuard.
On 27.07.19 14:27, Baptiste Jonglez wrote:
> Nowadays, manageable switches often run Linux. Ben Cox managed to run
> wireguard on such a switch from Dell: https://blog.benjojo.co.uk/post/dell-switch-hacking
> He's not talking about performance (that was not the goal): the CPU on
> this switch looks like a low-end ARM so it's probably not that good, but
> it's still fun :)
> Cisco datacenter switches like the Nexus n3k have a x86 CPU and run
> CentOS, so I wonder if somebody already tried Wireguard on those?
> WireGuard mailing list
> WireGuard at lists.zx2c4.com
More information about the WireGuard