Video unboxing the Xiaomi Motion sensor and adding it to HA, along with pairing and using a Bluetooth speaker!
Sonoff SNZB-04 Unboxing Video
Had a go at creating a video, unboxing and adding a Sonoff SNZB-04 to Home Assistant.
IoT and Home Automation
Dipping toe in to the world of a smart home. Bit muddled but it’s been written as I’ve experimented.
All change in the Home Lab
The HP C7000 is being decommissioned, in favour of something more economical to run, quieter and able to run all year round.
Adding the Transport Server to Exchange
Installed the Transport Server for Exchange in the DMZ. Couple of trip ups discovered but it’s in there now.
Adding Exchange Server to the Lab
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.
Ubiquiti Journey Part 2
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…
Ubiquiti Journey Part 1
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…
Home and Lab Network Infrastructure
Reviewing the network infrastructure, planning a massive overhaul and improvement. Thoughts and problems.
AD Monitoring and Dashboards
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.