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2021 - Finally, a proper rack.

Shortly after vaccination was available to the general public, I switched job. The company was in the middle of an physical office migration and was getting rid of half-height server racks.

Of course I took one home. It is a very nice 25U rack.


All hardware transferred over.


From top to bottom:

  • 24-Port Patch Panel
  • Cisco SG200-52P PoE Switch
    • Old, but very stable. Still running well.
  • 24-Port Patch Pannel
  • Netgear 8-Port Unmanaged PoE Switch
    • DMZ Switch, to physically separate the DMZ zone from the rest of the network
  • 1U Rack Shelf
    • Contains the pfSense Mini PC in the front, miscellaneous items in the back
  • Unifi Protect NVR
    • Expensive, but really nice surveillance system
    • One of the few camera systems that can be control locally and does not require any subscriptions
  • 1U 3D Print Pi-Rack
    • 2 Raspberry Pi 3 as Pi-Hole
  • 2U DMZ Server
    • ESXI 7.0
      • Minecraft, Plex, Wordpress, NGINX Reverse Proxy
      • Same hardware as before
  • 4U Main Server
    • ESXI 7.0
      • TrueNAS, Mumble Server, Unifi Controller, and a lot more
    • Same hardware as before
  • 4U Server
    • My brother's server, same hardware as my 4U
  • APC 1500VA UPS
  • CyberPower 1500VA UPS
  • Tripp Lite 1500VA UPS



Safety first. Gotta make sure the fire extinguisher is close by.