Home Lab

Last Update: 2019-12-18

Networking Hardware
– Internet: NetComm NF18ACV
– WIFI: Asus DSL-AC68U (dsl disabled)
– Access Switch 1: 24-port HP 1810-24G (J9803A)
– Access Switch 2: 24-port Ubiquiti UniFi US-24
– Access Switch 3: 8-port Meraki MS220-8P PoE

Server Hardware
– 3x whitebox VMware ESXi 6.7 hosts using VMUG Advantage EVALExperience licensing

Motherboard: Gigabyte H97N-WIFI
CPU: Intel i3-4160 Dual-Core @ 3.6GHz
RAM: 2x 8Gb Kingston HX316C10FK2/16
Case: InWin MS04-01
USB: SanDisk SDCZ43­016G Ultra Fit 16GB USB3
Disk Controller: On Board ICH9, 4 port SATA2
Disk 1: Samsung 850 EVO 120Gb SSD (vSAN cache tier)
Disk 2: Samsung 850 EVO 500Gb SSD (vSAN capacity tier)
Disk 3: Western Digital 2Tb 5400rpm SATA (local testing datastore)
Networking 1: onboard Intel e1000e 1GbE nic
Networking 2: onboard RealTek r8168 1GbE nic

Storage
Storage 1: HP MicroServer N40L for backups
CPU: AMD Turion II Neo N40L Dual-Core @ 1.5Ghz
RAM: 2x 4Gb Kingston
Boot USB: 2x SanDisk Cruzer Spark 16GB
Disk Controller: On-Board ICH9, 5 port SATA2 plus eSATA
Filesystem: ZFS1
Disk 1: Western Digital 2Tb 5400rpm SATA
Disk 2: Western Digital 2Tb 5400rpm SATA
Disk 3: Western Digital 2Tb 5400rpm SATA
Disk 4: Western Digital 2Tb 5400rpm SATA
Disk 5: Western Digital 2Tb 5400rpm SATA
Disk 6: Western Digital 2Tb 5400rpm SATA
Networking 1: onboard Broadcom NC107i 1GbE nic
OS: FreeNAS 9.1.1
Protocols: NFS & CIFS

Storage 2: HP MicroServer N40L for media and VMware datastores
CPU: AMD Turion II Neo N40L Dual-Core @ 1.5Ghz
RAM: 2x 8Gb Kingston
Boot USB: 2x SanDisk Cruzer Spark 16GB
Disk Controller: On-Board ICH9, 5 port SATA2 plus eSATA
Filesystem: ZFS (mirrored vDevs)
Disk 1: Seagate 4Tb 5400rpm SATA
Disk 2: Seagate 4Tb 5400rpm SATA
Disk 3: Seagate 4Tb 5400rpm SATA
Disk 4: Seagate 4Tb 5400rpm SATA
Disk 5: Seagate 4Tb 5400rpm SATA
Disk 6: Seagate 4Tb 5400rpm SATA
Networking 1: onboard Broadcom NC107i 1GbE nic
OS: FreeNAS 11.2
Protocols: iSCSI & NFS