Recently I revamped my lab storage with the addition of a HP Microserver Gen8 and a dual-port Emulex OCe10102 10GbE card. After some initial struggles with Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3, I decided to go back to FreeNAS 9.3. Continue reading
In part 2 we outlined our storage resources for the project. We built a Windows 2012 R2 Server which provided iSCSI and NFS services to the environment.
In this part we configure the networking infrastructure that has been provided for the lab, and prepare it for the introduction of our VMware ESXi hosts. Continue reading