Power Supply Swap

As I mentioned in my previous entry about the server I purchased, Lenovo engineers made a decision to route power for the┬áTS140’s drives through the motherboard rather than directly from the power supply. In a situation where only one or two drives are present I imagine this isn’t much of…

The Server

After much searching and a consultation with /r/homelab, I’ve settled on a server solution that I believe meets all of the server requirements laid out in my initial entry. With my requirements and budget, all signs seemed to be pointing to the Lenovo ThinkServer TS-140. The TS-140 is Lenovo’s entry-level…

Building a Small, Quiet Homelab

For some time now I’ve wanted to build a homelab for various testing and development tasks. Primarily I wanted to be able to build a small pen test lab and run a few honeypots at home. Somewhere along the way the build was modified in my head to include a…