My Current Dev/Prod Server

I like to tinker with all things electronic, and my daytime profession is working with Servers, Switches, Routers, NAS Systems, WAN and LAN topoligies, etc.

So I picked up an old server from work and beefed it up with some more RAM and disks.

Below is a description of my lab/production servers:

Physical Specs:

  • Dell R710
  • 2 Physical CPUs (Intel Xeon E5620 @ 2.40GHz)
  • 5 600GB 15K SAS Drives
  • 1 1TB 7200 SATA Drive
  • 96GB of DDR3 RAM
  • 5 MB/s Up and Down Speed on OneCommunity (EverStream)
  • A/B Power (Generator and UPS fed)

VMware 5.5 Environment:

  • 2 Windows Domain Controlers
  • 1 Windows File Server
  • 1 CPanel Server (Cent OS 6.6)
  • 1 DNS Server (Cent OS 6.6, BIND 9)
  • 1 KEMP Load Balancer
  • 2 Windows Exchange 2013 Servers
  • 1 Windows SQL 2014 Server
  • 2 Windows Servers for Management (PRTG and Remote Desktop Server)
  • 2 SOPHOS UTM (Firewall/Router)
  • 1 AllStar ACID Node (Cent OS 5.5)
  • 1 VMware CDP Appliance
  • 3 Windows Servers (Hosted for a friend)