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Archive for the ‘ Networking ’ Category

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Guides

Virtual Firewall and Networking – Planning Guide

This is a planning guide on how to create a robust, redundant, virtual network for your home-lab environment including a virtual firewall. This requires a lot of existing hardware and expertise. This

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Home Lab

Firewalls for Home Use

A question I see often is what firewall is the best for a home/residential environment? Before I get into that, we must realize that the majority of non tech-savvy people do not even have a

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Guides

Home Labs: Remote Access and Security

I am sure that most who have a lab environment in their home also have a way of remotely accessing it – either from at work, with friends or family, vacation,

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Networking

Migration from Cisco 1000v to VMware Virtual Distributed Switch (Part 1)

While working with a enterprise customer I was tasked with migrating an entire production environment from the Cisco Nexus 1000v to a VMware Virtual Distributed Switch (VDS). Then moving the VDS and

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General

ARIN Region IPv4 Free Pool Reaches Zero

Well it has finally happened. The IPv4 free pool for the ARIN region is now fully depleted. ISPs are encouraged to utilize IPv6 for additional customer growth and the IPv4

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Guides

Windows Server 2012 R2 – DHCP High Availability / Fail-over Setup Guide (Part 2)

Part 2 – Setup of Windows 2012 R2 DHCP Failover Click here to go to Part 1 This build will required 2 x Windows 2012 R2 servers. They both must

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Guides

Windows Server 2012 R2 – DHCP High Availability / Fail-over Setup Guide (Part 1)

Part 1 – Background on Windows DHCP Click here to go to Part 2 Why move to Windows 2012 R2 for DHCP? (from 2008 R2) First we must understand how