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    BMC/IPMI Best Practices

    Here's a subject that I'm only obliquely exposed to at work, that seems to be in major discussion in light of recent events (i.e. Bloomberg Businessweek Supermicro story). I'm in the slow process of redoing my home lab, mostly downsizing/consolidating to fewer systems. Currently I manage each...
  2. AveryFreeman

    Inexpensive 10Gbe RJ45 switch Netgate XS708E and 10Gb cards

    Hi, I'm selling this switch that I've been using, I ran into some bills and can't really afford to keep my 10Gb stuff. I was asking $400 since the lowest price I've seen it advertised for used is $500, but I'm willing to entertain offers, as well. It's an unmanaged switch (although it does...
  3. S

    FS: Zyxel 1910-48 48 Port Managed Switch (used, good condition)

    Hi. I've been buying from members here, now its's time to sell. I have a Zyxel 1910-48 switch I used for about 6 months, but no longer need. It has the rack ears attached, and I'll include the power cable. I have a few short CAT-6 patch cables (6" to 2-ft) I can toss in as well if you need...
  4. C

    Squid Proxy and Linksys Router: How to do it?

    Based on my earlier thread i found that in order for me to get more reporting I need to setup a squid transparent proxy server of some sort. Now how to do that within the confines of my network structure which is basically: (Linksys ACM3200) Router->LAN Switch->PC's What i will have to do is...
  5. G

    Planing DIY Network interface

    Hallo everybody, i have a few questions about creating a "Webpage" for my personal network ... I've planned to build a NAS and use the OS FreeNAS for it. I'll explain what I mean with webpage... My intent is to create a NAS with my personal Media (like I posted in another threat) and I thought...
  6. S

    A small 10gbe home network. Need a advice.

    Hello everybody I plan to upgrade my home network to 10 gbps (and I'm a bit noob on this issue) And that's why I plan to buy several network cards with FPS + from eBay based on which I want to create a PC router. What adapters can you recommend? For no problem working in windows 10 / server 2012...
  7. H

    Cisco SG550XG-24F stacked => vLAG => packet drops on ceph cluster network

    I bought 2 Cisco SGSG550XG-24F for our new Ceph cluster. The cluster has been setup in the lab with 2 of our old Blade G8124 24x10G Switches and worked seamlessly with good performance. For the sake of simplicity no VLAN config has been used in the lab setup. Now we moved to the SG550XG (and...
  8. AveryFreeman

    ESXi internal network to VM

    Hi, I'm trying to do something that I'm not sure if I can do without vSphere server, I have ESXi 6.5 without vSphere (standard built-in web-client only) and I want to create an internal network (separate vSwitch) that has traffic isolated from any physical NICs How do I do this? I created...
  9. X

    Help me understand IP addressing please

    Disclaimer: I am not an IT professional but I like messing/learning/building and making my wife mad as I spend $$$ on our home network. She thinks that having a huge rack server with tons of stuff is only for bussines environment. Well, not for me. So I will keep spending :) Currently, my...
  10. J

    [Question] Network Speed Issues (Dedicated Circuit) - Hardware Problem?

    Hello mighty gods of information, I'm in need. I recently had a dedicated circuit installed (Level3) and then had a networking services company (BlackBox) run a cable drop for the ISPs equipment to my server room. The issue is that we're paying for a dedicated 100 mbps UP and 100 mbps DOWN, but...
  11. J

    Troubleshooting Supermicro x7dca-l

    I have 12 Supermicro X7DCA-L 1-U webservers which I acquired together. Two of the machines are misbehaving as of last week after running smoothly for a literally years. When an active network cable is plugged into the primary netowrk port the system ends up in a reboot cycle. However...
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    Bridged Network ● Virtual Box ● Explained

    Hello, Currently I'm testing on Virtualbox Windows Server 2016. For this I had to use different network adapter configurations in the virtual box settings. I have created a short video on the Bridged configuration and I thought I could share the link with you.