Category: Stage III

8. September 2021

irg-NET-Lab 3.0 U2

In this update we focus on my wireless network, so nothing major. However, I wanted to have a bit of an enterprise feel in my wifi environment as well. So I replaced the Fritz Repeater 3000 and the FritzBox. The FritzBox now only serves as an internet router, the wireless LAN function is turned off. On recommendation of a colleague I came across Ubiquiti Networks. […]

3. September 2021

irg-NET-Lab 3.0 U1

Following on from the major update, we start with the topic of VMware vMotion. Live migration (vMotion) in ESX allows a virtual machine to move between two different hosts. Live storage migration (Storage vMotion) enables live migration of virtual disks on the fly. For more Information: https://www.vmware.com/products/vcenter-server.html & https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VCenter Since I purchased the larger server, I had the opportunity to finally replace the HP Microserver […]

17. August 2021

irg-NET-Lab 3.0

Welcome to the 2nd major update of my Home Lab. In the last small update we talked about resource limitations, which we will break now. I have purchased a HP DL380p Gen8 12 LFF with 12x 3.5″ disk bays, 64GB memory, 4x 1Gbit Ethernet as well as 1x 1Gbit iLO with a datastore of 4TB. First task: implement and discover VMware vCenter. vCenter Server is […]