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Re: Home Lab v2.0

Fri Jan 28, 2011 5:57 am

Much better :cheers:

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Re: Home Lab v2.0

Mon Jan 31, 2011 2:37 am

I love this forum. I told my wife I'm not the only one who's nuts about this stuff. Here's my home gear, I'm in the market for a nice cabinet but they're kind of hard to find when you're looking for a bargain and one that's not too deep since I'm only mounting network gear and not full size servers. I also need to replace my home network switch (SMC) because I'm maxed out on used ports.

My home network consists of the following:
Pfsense firewall (firewall, Snort IDS, and VPN)
SMC 8 port Gig PoE switch
Sans Digital 2 bay NAS (RAID 1)
Trendnet N PoE AP
Dell GX520 (ESXi Server)
Virtual Linux Server (Syslog,TFTP,SNMP)
Virtual Win2k8 Server (ACS/TACACS+/NetFlow)
Virtual CUCM v8 and v6

My Cisco Lab (Currently studying for CCNP)
1 x 2511
1 x 3725
1 x 2620XM
1 x 1760
2 x 2620
2 x 2621
1 x 3550
1 x 3550 PoE
2 x 2950
5 x 7940 IP Phones

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Re: Home Lab v2.0

Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:14 am

Sexy

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Re: Home Lab v2.0

Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:17 am

Oh Gnoes. Twilight Calender in your Cisco Lab. :naughty:
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Re: Home Lab v2.0

Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:22 am

anthony wrote:Oh Gnoes. Twilight Calender in your Cisco Lab. :naughty:


D@mn :wall: , I was hoping you wouldn't catch that. Even though this is my office the wife tries to add her little touch to it.

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Re: Home Lab v2.0

Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:24 am

anthony wrote:Oh Gnoes. Twilight Calender in your Cisco Lab. :naughty:


That's funny. That was one of the first things I noticed too.

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Re: Home Lab v2.0

Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:30 am

Nice office. I wish I had the space...

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Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:33 am

Dude, don't worry. My fiancée is the same. I have some relaxation candle burning when I study. She believes it will allow me to retain more.
I call it Support. Admittedly, It does smell rather nice.

Nice gear by the way. Love the setup.
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Re: Home Lab v2.0

Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:36 pm

mellowd wrote:Nice office. I wish I had the space...


Actually this was a compromise since we're going to be expecting an addition to the family soon. We had to move the guest room in here so my desk is actually in what used to be a closet but it works.

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Re: Home Lab v2.0

Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:54 pm

chgabbs wrote:
mellowd wrote:Nice office. I wish I had the space...


Actually this was a compromise since we're going to be expecting an addition to the family soon. We had to move the guest room in here so my desk is actually in what used to be a closet but it works.


Dude, I think everyone with kids has their equipment in a closet of some kind. I'm working out of the kids play-room, my stuff doubles as a stuffed animal, and kid cloth rack.

Congrats the the new addition! That makes 3 of us (I think) around here that are expecting..

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Re: Home Lab v2.0

Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:56 pm

chgabbs wrote:I love this forum. I told my wife I'm not the only one who's nuts about this stuff. Here's my home gear, I'm in the market for a nice cabinet but they're kind of hard to find when you're looking for a bargain and one that's not too deep since I'm only mounting network gear and not full size servers. I also need to replace my home network switch (SMC) because I'm maxed out on used ports.

My home network consists of the following:
Pfsense firewall (firewall, Snort IDS, and VPN)
SMC 8 port Gig PoE switch
Sans Digital 2 bay NAS (RAID 1)
Trendnet N PoE AP
Dell GX520 (ESXi Server)
Virtual Linux Server (Syslog,TFTP,SNMP)
Virtual Win2k8 Server (ACS/TACACS+/NetFlow)
Virtual CUCM v8 and v6

My Cisco Lab (Currently studying for CCNP)
1 x 2511
1 x 3725
1 x 2620XM
1 x 1760
2 x 2620
2 x 2621
1 x 3550
1 x 3550 PoE
2 x 2950
5 x 7940 IP Phones

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You're running CUCM on that little GX520? That's pretty impressive.
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Re: Home Lab v2.0

Mon Jan 31, 2011 4:20 pm

Nice rack!!!

I need to save space on my bedroom and place the rack in a easy place to work with the cables. This is getting me nervous.

I'm about to buy brackets to put my 2801 and 2610XM router in a better place on the rack instead of heaping another fixed devices on the rack. And I need to get some cable organizer and outlet switches.

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Re: Home Lab v2.0

Mon Jan 31, 2011 10:58 pm

Vito_Corleone wrote:You're running CUCM on that little GX520? That's pretty impressive.


Yup, it took me about 2 weeks of messing around with it to get it to run. Although ver8 supports VMware I found it to run a lot smoother on ver6. Ver8 was slow at responding so I don't run it all the time, ver6 is instant and required less memory.

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Re: Home Lab v2.0

Wed Feb 02, 2011 2:31 pm

Here's mine.

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Re: Home Lab v2.0

Wed Feb 02, 2011 3:22 pm

Someone dipped into their kids college fund..

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Re: Home Lab v2.0

Wed Feb 02, 2011 10:02 pm

scottsee wrote:Someone dipped into their kids college fund..


No kids for me. It took a while for me to build it. I started building it when I was studying for CCNA and CCNP. I just bought five devices (3 x 2801 and 2 x 3560) recently for my CCIE studies. It was supposed to be for U3011 or ZR30w, but that will have to wait until next year I guess. Need to save up for INE workbook labs.
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Re: Home Lab v2.0

Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:53 pm

I got rid of my two 2611s and the 2620 and got me a loaded 2611XM with 1 1 ETHERNET 4E and 2x WIC-1DSU56K, 128D/32F and rack ears for 120.00. Most of them are going between 180 and 200 so I'm a happy camper...

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Re: Home Lab v2.0

Tue Feb 15, 2011 1:17 pm

My home lab at the moment:

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1x WS-C2950C-24
2x WS-C3550G-48
1x WS-C3550G-24PWR
2x WS-C2950G-24
3x 2621XM w. WIC1T, one with NM-2V + VIC 2FXS
4x 2620XM w. WIC-1T
1x 3640 w. 2x NM-4T + NM-2E2W
1x 2620 w. NM-32A
2x 4006 w. WS-X4014 SUP3 / WS-X4424-GB-RJ45 / WS-X4418-GB-

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Lab together with some other toys. Middle rack also houses a VMWare ESXi server for the lab (clients, callmanager etc.) Also have 2 7970 IP Phones.

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Re: Home Lab v2.0

Tue Feb 15, 2011 1:52 pm

Insane

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Re: Home Lab v2.0

Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:29 pm

Dude WTFBBQ?
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