HomeLab Actual State

State November 2022

Physical View (Datacenter I Rack 1, Datacenter I Rack2 and Datacenter II)


4 Different Connections:

  • 400Mbit Download and 50Mbit Upload with 5 static public IPs from cable provider
  • 1000Mbit Download and 50Mbit Upload with 1 static public IP from cable provider
  • 16Mbit Download and 1Mbit Upload from ADSL provider
  • 300 Mbit Download and 50Mbit Upload LTE router with external antennas, configured as Hot-Standby within VMware SD-WAN

Velocloud SD-WAN: 

Two Velocloud Edge 840 SD-WAN appliances in HA mode, managing all Internet connections and one Velocloud Edge 680 appliance.


Ubiquiti UniFi 10GbE Internet Router with static routes for VMware NSX-T

USW-Pro 48 PoE:

Ubiquiti UniFi Pro PoE with 48 Ports 1GbE and 4 x 10GbE Uplink with LACP to USW-Pro-Aggregation 28 LACP

USW-Pro-Aggregation 28:

Ubiquiti UniFi Pro Aggregation with 28 Ports 10GbE SFP+, 4 Ports 25GbE and Uplink with LACP to Nvidia Networking SN2100

Office, LivingRoom and Kids:

Ubiquiti USW-16-Lite PoE 16 Port 1GbE Switch with Jumbo Frame and VLAN Support


Ubiquiti USW-Pro 24 PoE 24 Port 1GbE + 2 x 10GbE SFP + Switch with Jumbo Frame and VLAN Support

Datacenter II:

SUbiquiti USW-Pro 24 PoE 24 Port 1GbE + 2 x 10GbE SFP + Switch with Jumbo Frame and VLAN Support


Nvidia Networking (Mellanox) SN 2100 Network Switch with 16 x 100GbE QSFP28 and LACP Quad Uplink 25GbE


Dell S6000 Network Switch with 32 x 40GbE QSFP and LACP Uplink Dual 10GbE to USW-Pro-Aggregation

Tradfri Gateway:

2 x Ikea Gateway for Light control via Apple HomeKit

Philips Hue Bridge:

2 x Hue Gateway for light bulbs and 70″ TV with Ambilight

Apple TV:

4 x Apple TV Generation 4 and 4K


Axis IP Cameras around the house for video surveillance

Zero Clients:

Rangee PCoIP Zero Client at the office, at the datacenter, as well at the garage for RDSH and Desktop Support

HP 476dn:

Colour Laser Printer with LAN Connect / AirPrint


Ubiquiti UniFi UAC-AC Pro and LR Wifi Base Stations


Tandberg LTO4 AutoLoader with 8 Cartridges. Connected via SAS. Passthrough to QStar Server inside a VM


UPS from APC, RM 1500/3000 connected to LAN with a network card + Standalone versions


Switchable Network Power Appliances connected to LAN from Anel

IBM Switchable Monitoring PDUs. One for Line and one for the UPS. Awesome beasts….


Apple Mac Pro (2013) 6-Core Xeon 3.7GHz, 64GB RAM, Dual D700 GPU, Dual 10GbE SFP+ Thunderbolt Adapter, 3 x NVMe local storage (Amfeltec Daugther Card), Fusion IO ioDrive2 1.2 TB running ESXi 6.7U3


Custom Build, Xeon W-2255 10Core 3,7GHz, 256GB RAM, Dual Nvidia RTX8000 GPU, 40GbE QSFP NIC, 2 x 2TB NVMe (Raid0 Intel VROC)

MacBook Pro:

Apple MacBook Pro 16″ 6-Core, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD with Touch Bar and Touch ID


Apple MacBook 12″ 4-Core, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD


2 x Raspberry Pi 4, 8GB RAM, USB Stick, Active Cooling via GPIO


4 x Dell XR4 with Dual Xeon Cascade Lake, 3TB RAM, 240GB M2 Boot Device, 2 x 10GbE, 2 x 100GbE, Nvidia T4 GPU, 4 x 800GB SDD, 4 x 900GB SSD, 8 x 3,48TB SSD and 4 x 7.68TB SSD.


Dell VRTX with 4 Blades with Dual Xeon Skylake, 768GB RAM, BOSS Device, 4 x 10GbE, Dual 40GbE, Dual Nvidia P4000, 4 x 400GB SSD, 4x 960GB SSDs, VRTX with 13 x 1.2 TB SAS HDDs in Raid6.


Fujitsu RX2540M2 with Dual Xeon 16Core 2,6GHz, 768GB RAM, Intel P3700 NVMe 800GB, 4 x 1,92TB SSDs, Nvidia P4 GPUs, Dual 10GbE and Dual 40GbE

Monster NAS x3550M3:

IBM x3550M3 with Dual Xeon, 48GB RAM, 8 x 2TB SanDisk SAS Enterprise SSDs and Dual 40GbE


3 x Apple Mac Mini Server: Intel Quad Core 2,6 GHz, 16 GB RAM, 1 x Intel S3700 400GB SSD, 1 x Samsung 830 256GB SSD, 16GB USB3 Stick, Thunderbolt to PCIe Expansion with Dual 10GbE and Dual FC Adapter


2 x Dell R730 with Dual Intel Xeon, 128GB RAM, 365GB ioDrive2 FusionIO Cards, Dual 10GbE, Dual FC Adapter, 4 x 400GB SSDs and Nvidia P4.


2 x Dell R740xd with Dual Intel Xeon, 1.5TB RAM, 3 x Intel Optane P4800X (vSAN Cache), 6 x 3.84 TB SSDs (vSAN Capacity), 2 x 7.6 TB SSD (DataDomains), 1 x 1.6 TB SSD (vSAN Direct), 4 x 10GbE, 2 x 100GbE, 2 x 25GbE Mellanox DPU and 1 x Nvidia RTX800 GPU.


IBM x3650M4 with Dual Intel Xeon, 256GB RAM, 200GB Enterprise SSD, Quad 10GbE and SAS HDDs.

vSAN Supermicro E302-9D:

2 x Supermicro E302-9D with Xeon-D, 128GB DDR4 RAM, 2 x 4TB SSDs Samsung SSDs, 1TB NVMe Pro SSD, 6 x 1GbE NICs, IPMI, 2 x 10GbE SFP+ NICs (Crossover for vSAN & vMotion)

Lenovo P50:

Lenovo P50 Notebook with Intel Quad Core, 32 GB RAM, 2 x 256GB SSD, 1 x 4TB HDD and 1GbE LAN