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Posted · Original PosterOP

This thread is meant to show us your network layout.

 

Some rules

  • You must have a proper network diagram; Something made in Microsoft Visio, Gliffy (Free) or something similar.
  • No all-in-one boxes; There is not much to show off if your network only has 1 networking device.
  • It must be your own network; Don't try to impress by showing off a corporate network, we are looking for consumer networks :D

 

 

 

I will start off with showing my home network

 

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Networks

  • 0.x (Green, 0.0.0.0/0): This is the network directly from the modem, unfiltered. Settopboxes are set on a VLAN so they can communicate with my ISPs interactive services.
  • 1.x (Blue, 172.16.0.0/12): This is our main network, all normal clients are connected via WiFi or on switch 1.2 and 1.3.
  • 2.x (Orange, 192.168.0.0/16): This is our public network, everyone can connect to our public hotspot, but can't access our main network.

 

Switches

  • 0.1: TP-Link TL-SG3424
  • 1.1: TP-Link TL-SG3424
  • 1.2: TP-Link TL-SG2424
  • 1.3: TP-Link TL-SG3210
  • 2.1: TP-Link TL-SG3424

Gateways

  • 1.1: Ubiquiti EdgeRouter ER-8, this one also does the DHCP for 1.x
  • 2.1: Embedded system based on a APU1C4 running PFSense

DHCP

  • 2.1: Embedded system based on a APU1C4 running PFSense

DNS

  • 1.1: Supermicro server running Windows Server 2012R2
  • 1.2: Supermicro server running Windows Server 2012R2
  • 2.1: Embedded system based on a APU1C4 running PFSense
  • 2.2: Embedded system based on a APU1C4 running PFSense

Portal

  • 2.1: Supermicro server running Windows Server 2012R2 and acting as portal for our hotspot

Access points

  • 1.1: Ubiquiti UniFi AP AC
  • 1.2: Ubiquiti UniFi AP LR
  • 1.3: Ubiquiti UniFi AP
  • 2.1: Ubiquiti UniFi AP LR

Servers:

  • 1.1: Custom server running Minecraft with dedicated IP
  • 1.2: ESXi running multiple VM's
  • 1.3: Custom server running Windows Server 2012R2 and acting as a NAS
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This has gotten a lot more complicated compared when I first saw it 6 months ago


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Posted · Original PosterOP

This has gotten a lot more complicated compared when I first saw it 6 months ago

 

Quite a bit :D

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Quite a bit :D

I really love your Networking Setup. You're the only one who has a complicated (a very complicated indeed) setup. Until and Unless LMG has one :)

 

I will look forward to have something like this :D


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Do they do it automatically or do we have to make each box and labels? 


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I can't even bridge my two routers


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Do they do it automatically or do we have to make each box and labels? 

 

You have to make it yourself, it isn't that hard, you drag everything on, you place your connections and then it's just some finishing touches like colours and stuff.

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I can't even bridge my two routers

 

Consumer routers can be a pain to work with, they often do stuff you don't want them to do, or vice-versa.

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Switch 2.1 and Switch 1.1 should have a link between them which would improve network redundancy.

 

They are 2 separate networks, with different DHCP servers and different IP-ranges, connecting them would cause clients from 1.x to get IP's in the range of 2.x and vice-versa.

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So.... I'm not going to be able to compete with the OP. All of this gear is off the shelf and excluding cabling the network itself (i.e. routers, APs, switches etc) is only ~$500 worth of gear. Maybe a bit more, I don't exactly keep track. Anyways, here's mine. I'm pretty happy with it and I thought this thread needed something a bit simpler :)

 

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A bit of a guide to reading it....
- Each box is a separate room

- Solid lines are Ethernet, fine dotted lines are powerline and dashed lines are wireless

- The thickest solid lines are 1Gbps links, the other lines are 100Mbps

- NAS is a consumer grade 2 bay NAS, the two Sonos speakers are Play 1s

- 8Mbps Internet..... because Australia


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Posted · Original PosterOP

-snip-

 

Definitely not a bad setup. Main thing that would bother me is the slow connection and the modem/router combo, but if it works for you, then that's fine.

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Definitely not a bad setup. Main thing that would bother me is the slow connection and the modem/router combo, but if it works for you, then that's fine.

Yup, sure does. It's a shame you can only really order from the services that are available. Short of using 4G and paying through the nose for data, paying double for a second line and a load balancing router or moving to an area with FTTH about 20km away I'm kinda stuck with it.


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If you have any questions or ways that I can improve the layout, please let me know.

 

NOTE: The DHCP & DNS server is only used for testing. I don't use it on a day to day basis. However I might plan to add some Active Dir services later on, I would then start to use it.

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ISP:

1) BT Fiber 90Mb/s on a normal day. (Download) and often around 30Mb/s (Upload) on a normal day

 

Gateway:

1) Netgear, I can't remember what model exactly

 

Switches:

1) Netgear (5 Port) GS105 ProSafe

2) Netgear (48 Port) GS748TS Smart Switch

 

Nas:

D-Link ShareCenter DNS343

 

Servers:

Sophos UTM 9 (Intel i3, 8Gb Ram, 60Gb SSD, 12 Ports) (Linux Based)

Minecraft (Hp) (2xXeon 1.6Ghz Quad Core, 32Gb Ram, 2x500Gb SSHD) (Linux Based)

Voice & GMOD (Dell) (2xXeon 1.6Ghz Dual Core, 6Gb Ram, 1x80Gb HHD) (Windows 7)

DCHP & DNS (Intel i3, 8Gb Ram, 60Gb SSD, 4 Ports) (Windows Server 2012)

 

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Kodak c310 All In One Printer


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Posted · Original PosterOP

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Doesn't look so bad, how much did you pay for the UTM 9?

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I try to keep the hardware setup simple:

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VM side of things is more complicated. As you can tell I stopped trying to make the diagram pretty

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Red is the WAN network

Black is the LAN network with a route to the internet

Blue is the internal network for accessing storage

The docker network is actually a separate natted network and should be a different color

 

Dotted line indicates inactive connection.

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Doesn't look so bad, how much did you pay for the UTM 9?

Around $250, not 100% sure it was a while back. (Yearly) You can install and use there basic endpoint and firewall for free as far as I know.

They also offer the product in the form of either a .iso or a pre-made vm disk image.

 

*They offer a free trial for users who wish to try out all it's features. If you run a med-large network I suggest you check it out. It's features are amazing, and It has alot of them.


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I don't get it, why so many devices?


 

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Cable modem --> router --> me

 

Haha, new setup.  :D

 

 

Cable modem --> WNR1000 Router --> Netbook --> WNR3000 V3 Router --> Athena, my Dell, or whatever is hooked up to my third Ethernet cable or the wireless (which is off).


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I had to zoom way out to show everything. This is an older diagram that doesn't quite show everything(i don't have time to make a new one right now).

 

ISP: Google Fiber 1Gbp/s

 

Switch: Zyxel 1910 24 port

 

Servers: 9+ Virtal Machines running web servers, Minecraft, Terrraria, domain controllers, file servers and etc.

 

Physical Servers: 2 ESXi hosts with 32gb of ram each and E3 Xeon CPUs

1 NAS with 12+ TB of storage

 

Routers: 2x pfSense on my networks and 1x on my brother's network

 

Access Point: Ubuiqti Unifi & D-Link business access point

 

Also pictured - My friends little virtual network inside my ESXi hosts, he uses it for development and code storage. And I also have a site-site VPN to my brother's house so we can access each-others resources.

 

Not pictured - fiance's computers, set top boxes, TV, and etc.


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Posted · Original PosterOP

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That is actually quite the setup, what are you running as hypervisor?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I don't get it, why so many devices?

 

Most of the devices you will find in a typical consumer router, the problem with that is is that those devices are extremely underpowered and your options to set things up are very limited.

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Most of the devices you will find in a typical consumer router, the problem with that is is that those devices are extremely underpowered and your options to set things up are very limited.

I am aware of that. My question still stands:why do you need such a network at home?

 

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