Technical

In-depth "how to" articles to help you get the most out of Packet's platform.

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42 articles in this collection
Written by Naji Pride, Mo, and Golden Prifti and 4 others
Networking

Global Anycast IPs

Request and leverage IPs across Packet's global datacenters using Packet-provided IP space
Written by Mo
Updated over a week ago

Load Balancing without Load Balancers

A guide on using Local BGP for equal-cost multipath load balancing.
Written by Golden Prifti
Updated over a week ago

Backend Transfer

Transfer data between servers using private IPv4 address space, both within or across geographically diverse Packet facilities.
Written by Mo
Updated over a week ago

WireGuard

Using this fast, scalable VPN tunnel on Packet.
Written by Mo
Updated over a week ago

SOS: Serial Over SSH

Packet's SSH connected serial console provides out of band access to your server.
Written by Naji Pride
Updated over a week ago

KVM / QEMU Bridging on a Bonded Network

Creating a network bridge for virtualization: KVM, Xen, etc.
Written by Mo
Updated over a week ago

Multicast with GRE

Setup and enable multicast on Packet with a GRE tunnel
Written by Mo
Updated over a week ago

Elastic IPs

Request and configure additional elastic IPv4 addresses for use within a single datacenter.
Written by Naji Pride
Updated over a week ago

Custom Subnet Size

Request up to 14 IPv4 addresses during server provision.
Written by Mo
Updated over a week ago

BGP

How to request, configure & use Border Gateway Protocol on Packet.
Written by Golden Prifti
Updated over a week ago

Layer 2: Overview

Provision up to twelve project-specific VLANs within a data center.
Written by Golden Prifti
Updated over a week ago

Layer 2: Configurations

Instructions to achieve common Layer 2 use cases on Packet.
Written by Jacob Smith
Updated over a week ago

Layer 2 on x1.small

How to configure and use our Layer 2 feature with our "x1.small" server configuration.
Written by Golden Prifti
Updated over a week ago

LACP Bonding

Understanding and working with Packet’s default bonded network configuration.
Written by Golden Prifti
Updated over a week ago