20 Mar
2016

MicroATX Home Server Build– Part 4

After a longish break, here’s the next installment! So the server has been in production now since last September, and is running very well. After the previous post, this is what’s happened: Installed ESXi 6.0 update 1 + some post u1 patches Installed three VMs: Openbsd 5.8 PF router/firewall machine, Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview […]

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3 Sep
2015

MicroATX Home Server Build – Part 1

Today I officially started my new home server build by ordering a case. The requirements for building a new home server are the following: It needs to be physically small It needs to be able to operate quietly It needs to utilize some current hardware to reduce cost It needs to be able to run […]

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