Category Archives: Home Lab

2008 iMac Upgrade to SSD

Tweet Recently my 2008 iMac has been seeming a bit sluggish and the hard drive was showing very slow read and write speeds.  The current hard drive was a 2010 1TB Western Digital Black.  This drive was showing around 40MB/s read … Continue reading

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Getting Started With pfSense Aliases

Tweet pfSense has been a great addition to my home network but I haven’t messed with aliases until recently.  Aliases can be great when you have groups of IP addresses or ports that you are going to use throughout pfSense. … Continue reading

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Cisco SG300-28P for Homelab Use

Tweet In June I purchased a Cisco SG300-28P switch to replace two 8 port unmanaged switches that I had been using in my home network.  These unmanaged switches worked fine but they didn’t offer any advanced features such as LAG … Continue reading

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