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Oh the joys of a giant house (w/o ethernet) in the country (WISP or satellite only).  I can't wait 'till I can build my >$100,000 mini-house in town.  Now if only there was a way to run Thunderbolt through walls...

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"Waddle over to the elevator and we'll continue the testing." - GLaDOS, Portal 2

 

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This is my home network layout

I received from my cable operator:

ubee EVW327N Advanced Wireless Voice Gateway
Cisco Model 4682DVB MPEG-4 HD Hybrid Interactive Set-Top 

Is there better way to extend my network to another room or should i continue using my old D-link DI-524 wireless router

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I didn't list every device that connects to the switch in the topology but there are in total 30-ish devices that connect to the core switch and after I had run the cable throughout the house I realized I needed extra ports in one area so I tossed in an 8 port switch instead of tearing the walls open again to run more cable.

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Just created a quick draft of my work network home network.

 

The Hyper-V system is in a cluster and runs a number of different servers as virtual machines.

 

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Edited by Redportal
Rule #3 in the initial post of the topic says no work networks.

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IT Technician & Certified computer geek.

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1 hour ago, Redportal said:

Just created a quick draft of my work network.

 

We where recently flooded back in December, as a result we are now based on a temporary site.

 

PS: You can never have to many access points. xD

 

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This network is cool, but Rule #3 in the initial post of the topic says no work networks.


Looking to buy GTX690, other multi-GPU cards, or single-slot graphics cards: 

 

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On 17 August 2014 at 0:24 PM, Ssoele said:

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

Hey mate what software do you use to make this diagram

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On 8/17/2014 at 7:24 AM, Ssoele said:

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

What is your up and down speeds and provider.

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My humble home network.

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2x  Xeon E5-2670 16c/32t | 2x Noctua NH-U9DXi4 | Intel S2600CP4 | 64GB's DDR3 ECC

EVGA GTX 1060 ACX 2.0 | OCX Trion 150 240GB SSD | 7TB's of Hard Drives | Fractal Design XL R2
 EVGA 850W B2 80+ | Logitech G610 | Logitech MX Master 2S | 2x LG 35MBD-B

From a G3258 to dual Xeon E5-2670's

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19 hours ago, Jacktastic-Mofo said:

My humble home network.

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Man, what program did you use to do that?


Desktop (Alienware x51)

cpu - Core i5 4440 (3.1 GHz) | ram - 8 GB DDR3 | hdd - (1) 125 GB SSD (1) 1 TB HDD | GPU - GeForce GTX 745

Server (Custom build)

cpu - Dual Xeon e5540 (2.53 GHz) | ram - 16 GB DDR3 1366 ECC Reg | hdd - (2) 4 TB HDD (1) 3 TB HDD (2) 2 TB HDD

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Here is a little network map that I put together.

 

The server that is listed on there is not hooked into anything yet. Plex Media server is running off the Alienware desktop as of now.

 

The NAS will also be migrated into the server case once fully operational.

 

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Desktop (Alienware x51)

cpu - Core i5 4440 (3.1 GHz) | ram - 8 GB DDR3 | hdd - (1) 125 GB SSD (1) 1 TB HDD | GPU - GeForce GTX 745

Server (Custom build)

cpu - Dual Xeon e5540 (2.53 GHz) | ram - 16 GB DDR3 1366 ECC Reg | hdd - (2) 4 TB HDD (1) 3 TB HDD (2) 2 TB HDD

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just my simple home network, have yet to have a proper server setup, just have all the wiring in place. A proper server setup would cost my electricity bill so much.

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Definitely way below most of these, but heres my home network.

The routers and modem are all 10/100

I'll be getting rid of two of the routers when I get another dual band router, but I got the two potatoes used for my family and guest for $15 together. The other router is a dlink dir-810L-b

I know the nas, music server, and gopher could be done with VMs but all my hardware is crap and I use quantity to substitute quality. Plus this gives me more freedom to play around with things.

The wireless failsafe is just a nice feature that runs wifi if the server fails to detect a network.

Right now the vm is running reactOS and the pi is running kali, the music server is daphile, the nas is nas4free, everything else is windows.

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          /      | | |
    ______|   __/_/| |
   /_______\______}\__}  

Spoiler

[i7-7700k@5Ghz | MSI Z270 M7 | 16GB 3000 GEIL EVOX | STRIX ROG 1060 OC 6G | EVGA G2 650W | ROSEWILL B2 SPIRIT | SANDISK 256GB M2 | 4x 1TB Seagate Barracudas RAID 10 ]

[i3-4360 | mini-itx potato | 4gb DDR3-1600 | 8tb wd red | 250gb seagate| Debian 9 ]

[Dell Inspiron 15 5567] 

 

 

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My very simple and very wireless home setup. 

I plan to add another access point and a firewall at some point. 

I may even invest in a server and setup a virtual firewall. Only the future will tell....

 

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Motherboard: MSI X99A Sli Plus,       RAM: Corsair CMK32GX4M4A2400C14 Vengeance LPX (32GB),
CPU: Intel i7-5820K,      GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 960,       PSU: Corsair Gaming Series GS600,
HDDs: 2x Toshiba P300 1TB 64MB 7200RPM,      SSD: Crucial BX200 240GB
All inside a Corsair Carbide 300R with a Corsair CW-9060007-WW Hydro Series H60.

 

Have a good day everyone!

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Hello all, FNG here... Many years experience with networking, just new to this particular forum. 

Sadly, the state of my home networks have devolved over time, mostly due to budget and free time availability. 


Here was the pinnacle of my Networks. This was in a previous home, which had only garbage coax run on the exterior, and no decent phone lines in the house. The internal wiring in the house was so bad, that I had to take a 100 foot phone cord from the DSL modem to the NID directly when I wanted to get online, because the inside wiring would hardly keep the connection active, it would just roll errors like it was going out of style. 

Here is the rack. I pulled cables to just about each room in the house, only 1 wall plate to each room. Each wall plate had 3 Ethernet 1 Coax jacks. At the time, had ATT U-Verse TV, one jack dedicated to set to boxes, 1 jack for voice line, and 1 jack for data, be it console, PC, etc. Coax I didn't use, but put it in so as not be a D-Bag for the next owners.

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This was a sad setup. We rented a place for a couple years AFTER selling previous house, and I wasn't going to put money into wiring it. I just made custom LOOOOOONG cables and pulled them through the drop cieling in the basement, and put one up through a duct to get wires to the living room. This house had wiring from over 60 years ago just for phone. Couldn't even get coax in the house, no drop from the pole, and I wasn't going to be the one to shell out for it as it was a rental. 

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This is the setup in our current home which we own. This was version 1.1, sitting on a plastic folding table in a closet in the basement. 

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Here is a CURRENT photo of said network, just snapped it a few minutes ago. I know it is absolutely an eyesore, but it sits locked in the cage (good for hiding giftmas presents early, lol), so I don't have to see it. The DNS-323 from the first image is hiding under all those dead WD Green drives, and other various old drives I have to see if I left any important data on.

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Network Diagram for current setup, just about everything is in there. There are a few desktops and a laptop which haven't been used in a while. Have no room for the other desktops, and the other laptop is an old gaming one, but has issues, so it sits dormant on the network rack, for now. Also, TYPO on the diagram, the WD Reds are 4 TB, not 6 TB, I WISH... lol.

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Eventually at some point, once we get our basement near finished, I will be getting a wall mount 8U enclosure, then wiring the house from there, and the ISP equipment and main switch will be in there. I have to do a bit of research down the road, because getting from basement to 2nd floor is a PITA, there is a PVC pipe I can use, but it is too small for a bundle of cables, so I am thinking of running a 10 Gig fiber to some kind of switch that can survive being in an attic. It is powers via PoE that would be great too, could run a few Ethernet cables, plus 2 fibers, some coax, and call it a day. In the next year I am hoping to start on the wiring job, once we get some of the other house projects fully completed at paid off. In its current state, it just WORKS, so it isn't a priority.

 

I can post more details about the server if you want, currently it just acts as a NAS on the main OS Ubuntu server 14.04 I believe is the version, and has a number of virtual hosts running Plex and a few Minecraft servers which I haven't logged into in months.


Gaming Laptop: - ASUS K501LX-EB71 - Stock (Wife's) - Gateway P-6860FX - Stock (Mine - Needs fixen)
General Laptop: - Sony Vaio  SVE141D1L - Stock (Mine)
Gaming Rig: BACK ONLINE!!  ASUS Z87-PRO (V EDITION), Intel Core i5-4590 Haswell (Stock Cooling), HyperX FURY 8GB DDR3 1866, XFX Radeon HD 4870, SILVERSTONE DA700, Samsung 840 500Gig SSD MZ-7TD500BW, 3 TB storage drive (3x WD 2TB Greens died on me), ASUS DRW-2014L1T (DVD), LG WH14NS40 (Blu Ray), Dell 2709W, Sony SDM-HS95P, Windows 10 Pro
The NAS Box: OFFLINE D-Link DNS-323, 0.1RC3 Alt-F firmware, 2x 7200.14 ST3000DM001 3TB EXT4 - NO RAID - 6 TB
Home Server: - Supermicro SC826TQ-R800LPB chassis, X8DTN+, Dual Xeon E5620 (Stock), 
4x Nanya NT4GC72B4NA1NL-CG (24GB Reg ECC DDR3), 12x MICRON MT36JSZF51272PZ-1G4G1FG (48GB Reg ECC DDR3), (72GB total memory), 2x OCZ Agility (60GB) (OS & Backup), 6x WD40EFRX (4TB) in RaidZ2 (14.3 TB usable), 2x Q Series HDTS225XZSTA (256GB) ZIL & L2ARC mirrored

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My humble home network. I've got a 500 sqft apartment, so no massive distances or anything. My longest run from switch to switch is 30 ft. The main gear is in a closet with concrete walls, supposedly fire separated. The rest of it is in a closet in the living room, except for the bedroom access point and guest network router.

 

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3 hours ago, Teshy09 said:

so are these virtualised labs using gns3 / or has anyone purchased the equipment and deployed physically ?

You can check the first post for the exact rules, but these are supposed to be real, live home networks


Looking to buy GTX690, other multi-GPU cards, or single-slot graphics cards: 

 

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Some of you seem to have fancy equipment but supermicro isnt everything. 1st gen iseries xeons can be overclocked if used with consumer boards and they do overclock very well requiring only a small bump in voltage for a huge increase. for dual socket overclocking you would need the evga board which is a rarity nowadays. Nothing more satisfying than to bring something back from the dead and overclocking it far for practical use.

 

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You can click here about my modified router. Thick lines indicate LACP or 10Gb/s

 

GPGPU cluster performs all sorts of tasks such as file server, cluster compilations, etc.

 

Trying to keep my network as efficient as possible. I do have other switches and routers on standby but they arent used. This means using only 1 switch for efficient switching, having standby/hibernate and remote wake up and shut downs, lots of other things too. Still in the works but this is what i have at the moment. I wire everything i can.

 

For a bit more detail my GPGPU cluster consists of various architectures. I try to get my hand on the best of every architecture. Even some of the laptops use eGPUs sometimes.

 

Not many desktops as i've crammed them into 2U rack cases. KVM handled by one of the laptops.

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11 hours ago, System Error Message said:

Some of you seem to have fancy equipment but supermicro isnt everything. 1st gen iseries xeons can be overclocked if used with consumer boards and they do overclock very well requiring only a small bump in voltage for a huge increase. for dual socket overclocking you would need the evga board which is a rarity nowadays. Nothing more satisfying than to bring something back from the dead and overclocking it far for practical use.

 

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You can click here about my modified router. Thick lines indicate LACP or 10Gb/s

 

GPGPU cluster performs all sorts of tasks such as file server, cluster compilations, etc.

 

Trying to keep my network as efficient as possible. I do have other switches and routers on standby but they arent used. This means using only 1 switch for efficient switching, having standby/hibernate and remote wake up and shut downs, lots of other things too. Still in the works but this is what i have at the moment. I wire everything i can.

 

For a bit more detail my GPGPU cluster consists of various architectures. I try to get my hand on the best of every architecture. Even some of the laptops use eGPUs sometimes.

 

Not many desktops as i've crammed them into 2U rack cases. KVM handled by one of the laptops.

Out of curiosity, what are are you using to manage your GPGPU cluster? Have you looked into using infiniband to increase throughput between slaves and the host? I've heard infiniband with DMA to the GPUs can offer an nifty speed increase when compared to traditional 10Gbps Ethernet (in some use cases).


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11 hours ago, ionbasa said:

Out of curiosity, what are are you using to manage your GPGPU cluster? Have you looked into using infiniband to increase throughput between slaves and the host? I've heard infiniband with DMA to the GPUs can offer an nifty speed increase when compared to traditional 10Gbps Ethernet (in some use cases).

I use SFP+ direct. Most wired things are close to the switch. As for DMA to the GPUs depends on the linux drivers, software and if the GPUs themselves support it as i use consumer GPUs. Windows doesnt support the NICs used not even windows server and LACP is an important feature for me. Some of them use SFP+ and some use quad port intel server NICs. They consist of unequal systems so the faster ones get SFP+ and slower ones get intel server NICs.

 

As for speed its not an issue but using ssh eats a significant amount of a CPU when you start hitting 1Gb/s.

 

 

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8 hours ago, krowhill said:

Some notes.

All NICs are 1000/100/10 unless otherwise noted, all lines are CAT 5e, all switches are unmanaged TPLink 1000/100/10.

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What thin client are you using? Every result I've found for Vcenter shows it was something from back in the ESXi 3 days


Looking to buy GTX690, other multi-GPU cards, or single-slot graphics cards: 

 

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