Homelab

This is a crosspost of my Reddit post on r/homelab. It’s about my homelab I built during fall 2021. First off, it basically consists of three parts. First and most important is the OSPF backbone that runs on top of three site-to-site IPsec VPN tunnels. These tunnels are powered by Strongswan running on a VPS, an EdgeRouter and a Juniper SRX300. The second layer, if you will, runs all core infrastructure services such as DNS (authoritative and recursors), PXE boot using TFTP and nginx, LDAP multi master and DHCP.
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Peak District

On Monday the 11th of November 2019 I set out to Ijmuiden (NL) to hop on the ferry to Newcastle. From there I’d catch the intercity train to Sheffield where I’d change to a regional train that’d take me to Heathersage. A couple degrees Celsius above zero, it was apparent fall had set in on the English midlands. Starting on my bike tour Wednesday morning, I had about 70 kilometers of mountainbike trails ahead of me.
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Ardennes Arbalete

In July 2019 I hopped on the train to Maastricht to start my first proper bikepacking trip on my ECR. The Ardennes Arbalete sparked my interest months prior. I just got my Surly ECR in May, and went for an overnighter in the Veluwe (NL) in June. Hence, I didn’t quite know what to expect on a multi-day tour. Questions like; How will the bike hold up? Will the powerbank have enough juice?
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