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Testlab: Upgrading HP N40L Microserver with an SSD drive

I decided to get a Solid State Drive for my HP Microserver N40L. Great Idea until I tried to install it. I bought a 2.5” drive and the bay is 3.5” so the drive does not fit in the bracket. … Continue reading

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TestLab: Network Design

When creating a test environment, one needs to spend some time pondering the design in order to avoid potential problems. One past networking issue I had was getting the internet into my labs without bleeding DHCP from my servers into … Continue reading

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TestLab: Setting up the hardware

So far in my TestLab I’ve purchased a HP N40L MicroServer and installed VMWare hypervisor ESXi 5. The purpose of this is to continue my IT training from my home Office at a low budget. This what my setup looks … Continue reading

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