Unless you have a static IPv4 address with your ISP, it is likely that your WAN IPv4 address will change at some point. If you want to be able to access your home
Having a caching Domain Name System (DNS) daemon is not a hard requirement for a home router, but most commercial routers have some caching DNS capabilities, as well as providing mappings between hostnames
Most off-the-shelf home routers contain a DHCP [https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/Network_configuration#DHCP] (Dynamic Host Control Protocol) server, to assign IP addresses on your network. Your ISP likely has a DHCP
Configuring the firewall is of utmost importance in protecting your network! There are many options for setting up the firewall. The venerable iptables is now deprecated by the newer nftables framework. Both of
This is the second post in my Arch Linux-based Home Router series. This article covers my systemd-networkd [https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/Systemd-networkd] and sysctl/kernel [https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/Sysctl] configuration.