Tag: Networking

Electrical cabinet door closed

Ok Google, let’s get started with home automation.

As with most things, by the time I realised home automation was something I wanted to do with my house it was far too late to do it the easy way. This means my only

IBM tape library installed in server rack

HomeLab: Time to start racking.

For a while I wondered if this day would ever come, but it finally did and today it’s time to start racking…   With stacks of rack screws & nuts, a room full of servers/switches

HomeLab: Hardware – A look inside the lab!

After many requests for clarifying my HomeLab hardware I decided it was only right to go through what’s in the lab. So today I will go through all the hardware in detail; with full specs

Cabling new r610s

HomeLab: Networking – PT 1 – spaghetti

Today was dedicated to Networking – PT 1. As it was too damn hot here today I decided to let the Server Room build sit for a little bit longer (heck, what’s another week).  I

HomeLab: Fixing issue with the proposed network configuration.

After a 3am epiphany about the issues I was facing the with new network configuration,  I dedicated a bit of time to redesigned my proposal. Originally the below was the planned configuration for ‘internal switches’