NSX Manager SSL Certificate

sam.aaron/ December 12, 2019/ Daily, Home Lab, HowTo, NSX/ 0 comments

I am in the process of yet another homelab rebuild. (Yep, it’s that time again.)¬†During this process, I have wiped the entire lab and restarting from scratch.¬† A new vCenter 6.7 U3 appliance has been deployed and installed and the focus has been moved onto the deployment and setup of NSX Datacenter for vSphere v6.4.6 (formerly known as NSX-V). The

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Building the lab 5: Storage I

sam.aaron/ March 25, 2018/ Daily, Home Lab, HowTo, Projects/ 0 comments

This part of my homelab rebuild will touch on something interesting… storage options. Knowing that my lab is going to be a couple levels of nesting, I wanted to look at the different options that are out there. For years, I have had and use a Synology DS 1512+ storage array. This thing has been running like gangbusters. It serves

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Bypass HSTS

sam.aaron/ January 26, 2018/ Daily, HowTo, Tips/ 0 comments

While I am an avid supporter of encryption and security, I do have to admit… getting the dreaded HSTS error within the Chrome browser sucks. When this happens, one of the quickest easiest “hacks” (tips!) to bypass it is to just type “badidea” on your keyboard. And voila! HSTS is bypassed. I learned of this trick from the following blog

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