Commit fe013725 authored by pedrolab's avatar pedrolab

update research projects

parent 8581bd4f
Research projects interesting for eXO and/or guifi and/or international community networks. This projects could be done by its community, external/conctracted professionals or academia deliverables
important notes:
important notes:
- this document is a draft
- information here could be incorrect and/or outdated
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- [Massive migration from bmx6 to bmx7](#massive-migration-from-bmx6-to-bmx7)
- [manage openwrt network with ansible](#manage-openwrt-network-with-ansible)
- [Decentralized DNS](#decentralized-dns)
- [(opensource?) MPLS research](#opensource-mpls-research)
- [radius, diameter and so on](#radius-diameter-and-so-on)
- [wireguard broker](#wireguard-broker)
- [Application to promote socialization between community network members](#application-to-promote-socialization-between-community-network-members)
- [Community network](#community-network)
- [Network descriptor (proof of concept)](#network-descriptor-proof-of-concept)
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Interesting reading: https://github.com/ansuz/dnssb/blob/master/docs/WHY.md
interesting features:
- based on trust (in a tree like IANA?) but easily forkable
- version control
- verifiable
Candidates:
- https://github.com/mwarning/KadNode
- https://github.com/torrentkino/torrentkino
- https://github.com/HarryR/ffff-dnsp2p
# (opensource?) MPLS research
references:
- https://docs.cumulusnetworks.com/display/DOCS/Segment+Routing
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LcniEuCuGM
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtCJaZTHK0E
# radius, diameter and so on
We used in a project http://daloradius.com/ as a WebGUI
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RADIUS
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diameter_(protocol)
# wireguard broker
research on easy to use wireguard tunnels to allow certain compatible clients to easily improve security on their traffic (as an alternative of our l2tp unencrypted tunnel method)
check references:
- https://github.com/aparcar/wireguard-provisioning
# Application to promote socialization between community network members
Complexity: feasible for a developer
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LDAP allows you to use always the same user and password. One user that have to login multiple times
SAML theoretically solves two problems better than LDAP:
SAML (and OpenID?) theoretically solves two problems better than LDAP:
- (optional) Single Sign On (SSO)
- Identity federation: "I don't know who are you, but let me point to the correct authority to validate you"
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# Retroshare
Complexity: feasible for an integrator, probably requires documentation and workshops
Complexity: feasible for an integrator, probably requires documentation and workshops
Discard nextcloud to upload massive content and other similar services. This puts risks on system administrators: it is better an encrypted P2P file sharing system. I see this as a deep and important step to avoid [self-censorship](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-censorship) on our communities when we are on "sharing mode"
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