New PFSense Box

The time has come, after many years since retiring my old PFsense router and resulted back to a Netgear router running DD-WRT. I finally got some time and an itch to upgrade. With this rack,…

2018 Lab Update

Due to work and school, the home lab had taken a short hiatus for a bit, but now I am back. Here is the overall running state of the Home lab. First things first, I…

PXE Booting with BIOS and UEFI

The Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) is a standard client and server interface that allows a workstation to be configured and booted remotely by an administrator. In my current workplace, we are in the process of…

Plex on Ubuntu Server with NAS

Plex is one of the most popular desktop applications for media management. It helps you organize and share media files and other online services. It is mainly known for its streaming capabilities to anywhere on…

HP Prodesk 600 G1 run ESXI?

A while back I was browsing eBay for computers. Nothing anything particular. I came to a listing for a “barebone kit” of an HP Prodesk 600 G1 DM, actually, more like half stripped and sold as parts,…

My experience using SyncThing

My experience using SyncThing As being a road warrior; the one biggest hurdle for me is syncing my documents across all my devices while being on the run. I have played around with a few cloud-based…

2017 Lab Update

Let’s see.. 2017 home lab update. In the last couple of months, I had to replace my PFsense box with an ordinary Netgear router and the reason being is that I started having issues with the…