Category Archives: Lab Infrastructure

Installing Windows CA Root certificate on Linux and Firefox

In my lab I have a Windows domain controller which has certificate services installed and configured. For Windows systems, group policy properly delivers this certificate to clients. However, in my Linux system this certificate is not installed. Additionally, even after … Continue reading

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Simplified Home Lab Domain Name Resolution

In previous posts we discussed considerations for building a Home Lab and for deciding on network ranges to use.  Once we know the networks we will be using, its time to start thinking about services that will be required.  For … Continue reading

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Home Lab Networking

When building a lab network, it is helpful to put in a little time upfront and consider your learning objectives versus the complexity you can add into the system.  If we are looking to gain a bit of experience with … Continue reading

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Home Lab Design Considerations

I’ve recently had several discussions with a friend about building a home lab. We covered various aspects including defining requirements, creating networks, and figuring out DNS domain names to use.  In the next few blog posts, we will document lessons … Continue reading

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My completed (for now) Home Office improvements

I’ve recently made several improvements to my home office / desk setup. Several people have asked for details on the parts/pieces I used to complete this, so I wanted to take a moment and document them here. I started with … Continue reading

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