The HP C7000 is being decommissioned, in favour of something more economical to run, quieter and able to run all year round.
In Home and Lab Network Infrastructure I outlined some issues I was having with the home network and how I planned to fix them. Then in Ubiquiti Journey Part 1 I went through setting up the UniFi network controller. I am still waiting for my delivery but thought I would do some preparation work. UniFi […]
Following Home and Lab Network Infrastructure, I put out a request on Twitter asking where in the UK people got their hardware from. From this, I received a list of vendors and after reviewing them, only NetXL.com had everything I wanted in stock. Thank you to them for sorting out the order. I was genuinely […]
Reviewing the network infrastructure, planning a massive overhaul and improvement. Thoughts and problems.
Monitoring Active Directory is a vital task to detect issues before they impact users. Some older protocols are known to be insecure, so lets identify them so we can rectify them.
Trials and tribulations of upgrading the homelab to vSphere 7. Joys of running older hardware meant CPUs are unsupported, but there is a way around this!
Basic deployment of Tenable Nessus vulnerability scanner. Real basic and need to go back and start fixing things.
Further progression and ramblings on the rebuild of the home lab. It’s now in a state where it’s working as I would expect it to be.
I have heard a lot of good things about Graylog for central logging within an AD environment. Decided to deploy and see what’s what. The dashboards/alerts are still to come but the core is there.
Further progress on the home lab rebuild. It’s getting there. Still a little way to go though.