Author: snazy2000

Just another Home Network

How to enable WSUS Updates – MDT Deployment

Ive been messing around with MDT for few days and have worked out few things so i thought i would share. I use WSUS to control my Windows updates so i first had to specify my WSUS in my MDT server configuration to do this i went in to my Deployment Share Properties then in…
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My MDT Configuration

Ive been messing around with MDT for a few days for a project that I will be involved in at my college, I have done a lot of research and have created a basic CustomConfig.ini to get most things fully automated. Below is my configuration, this configuration will skip the login part of the deployment…
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Sophos UTM’s Webserver Protection with Emby

Hey Guys, In this guide I will be showing you show to setup Sophos UTM’s Webserver protection to work with media browser. I use this feature because it allows me to direct traffic to different servers depending on the domain name. I have a wildcard SSL certificate which I got at a bargain price, you…
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New Crucial MX100 512GB SSD

I’ve just bought a new Crucial MX100 512GB SSD for my VM storage in HV1. I plan to take out the current 2 x 1TB and put them in my file server for backups for all my vm’s and pc’s. My current backup drive is only 500gb and is full so that drive will then…
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New Server Case – X-Case RM 420 Gen II

I recently bought a new case for my file server from X-Case, it has 20 hot swap bays which is great! So i thought i would show everyone some pictures and tell you my thoughts on the case / build. Ordering from X-Case was a breeze they are a great company and willing to help…
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Server Rack Update

I haven’t done a update about my server rack for a while so I thought I better do a new one as I got my self a new rack. So from the top. Netgear GS724Tv3 24 Port Gigabit Switch Raritan KX116 16 Port KVM Over IP Switch 1U Custom Router – Case – SC-13250  CPU / Motherboard…
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New Server Rack!

Last week I grabbed my self a new server rack! Got it on eBay for £50! with that it also came with a Draytek 2080 Router, Netgear GS724T and a 32U data cabinet! Could not resist such a good deal!. This week I sold the Draytek for £55 on eBay so I made £5 and…
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Sophos UTM Site-to-Site VPN Azure

I decided that i wanted to mess around with a Site-to-Site connection to Azure so i could play around with a remote office setup (Having a Domain controller on Azure linked to my domain) In this post i will be explaining all the steps to make this happen. First step is to create a Virtual…
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New Router Build – Update 1

I received the case two days ago and i thought i was put the PSU inside the case, and when i tried to put it in it was to long 🙁 The PSU was an older model of 1U psu’s which were larger. So i had to buy a new 1u PSU which i received…
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New Router Build – Sophos UTM

I am currently in the stages of building a new router which will run Sophos UTM Home Edition. I have ordered all the parts but am just waiting on everything arriving. The spec i went with is as follows. Motherboard / CPU / RAM : For the motherboard and CPU i bought a (GIGABYTE GA-E350N-USB3)…
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