How to: Migrating to a New Synology NAS

Back in 2011 I picked up a Synology DS411 NAS, which has proved to be one of the most beneficial parts of my home lab. When I purchased it, I filled it with 4x 3TB drives for a total of 12TB of storage (~8TB usable with RAID5). I use the…

Migrating IP Addressing Schemes

Back a few months ago, I wrote a bit about why it is important to have a good design for IP addressing schemes (part 1 and part 2). As a brief refresher, the situation I found myself in was an environment where practically everything was assigned a 10.x.x.…

Juniper SRX VPN Issues

Last year we began migrating from our old Juniper SSG firewalls to the new SRX line. After a few months, I’ve honestly┬áreally started to enjoy working with them – so much that we’ve decided to start standardizing our firewall platforms by ditching everything else. So…