I decided that I needed to up my RGB game with my main desktop. Built a new PC using AMD. ASUS and Corsair products.
Automation of a light bulb stopped working within Home Assistant. Community helped diagnose the issue. Found a workaround calling the service directly.
Switched out the Conbee II Zigbee hub for a Sonoff Zigbee bridge running Tasmota firmware. Gave some thought to network design. Attempted to resolve SNZB-04 issues as well.
Unbox Xiaomi Honeywell Smoke Sensor. Added to Home Assistant and then added some basic automations. Fun, will get some more of these hopefully.
Video unboxing the Xiaomi Motion sensor and adding it to HA, along with pairing and using a Bluetooth speaker!
Had a go at creating a video, unboxing and adding a Sonoff SNZB-04 to Home Assistant.
Dipping toe in to the world of a smart home. Bit muddled but it’s been written as I’ve experimented.
The HP C7000 is being decommissioned, in favour of something more economical to run, quieter and able to run all year round.
Installed the Transport Server for Exchange in the DMZ. Couple of trip ups discovered but it’s in there now.
I decided to add Microsoft Exchange Server 2019 to the lab, to experiment and play. It’s been a while that’s for sure! Learned more about what the Sophos XG can and cant do, added HAProxy goodness.