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Home Network - New Residence

Like I was saying in my previous post from February 2016, over the years after setting up many Networks, most Network Administrators build and organize their own personal Network differently from the general public. Either by doing it over the top (as seen by many end user) or by using specialized / commercial grade equipment which are not usually used by end users because of its complexity. Personally I would put myself in the category "over the top" but in my defence, this is now a hobby for me and this is how I stay current and up to date with my skills. I also use commercial grade equipment as I found that I had limited options, especially with configuration using the regular device / equipment sold in your local store like Staples or Best Buy.

Well, since my last post guess what? Yes, I had to move which means that I had to start all over again my design! I kept the same ethic and meticulous attention in setting up my new environment but I sold and replace some of my equipment which obviously impacted my setup.

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Home Network

Over the years after setting up many Networks, most Network Administrators build and organize their own personal Network differently from the general public. Either by doing it over the top (as seen by many end user) or by using specialized / commercial grade equipment which are not usually used by the end user because of its complexity. I always loved working on my personal local area network (LAN).  I try to be organized, cleaned and as functional as I can, using my past experience to optimize and setup my own LAN. I moved a few times, that's unfortunate because I had to start all over again which is a lot of work if you consider all the wiring involved but I finally came with a decent setup (in my opinion).

After working long hours wiring the house, configuring the switches, servers, firewalls etc. and also making sure everything was done "properly" but also neat and visually appealing I decided to share with you the final result (no more major updates or changes planned).  This setup reflects the best of my knowledge, in no way I am claiming to be a "know it all" or even an expert.  

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