Nortel BayStack 5510-48T

Fixing an old Nortel BayStack 5510-48T

Recently I've bought an old Nortel BayStack 5510-48T switch for my homelab project. The switch had a few problems, which fortunately were fixable. The good This is a 48 port managed Gigabit switch, and comes with a nice feature set. They are also cheap to find on eBay, and I paid about 60 euros including shipping for it. The switch still works as expected, and there have been firmware updates up until the beginning of 2015....

January 9, 2016 · 3 min

Deploying cloud images on Promox using proxmox-deploy

One of the main features that Proxmox VE is missing right now, is support for deploying cloud images and configuring them using cloud-init. After having experienced how Amazon AWS and OpenStack handle the deployment of VM's, having to install all VM's manually is something I don't like doing anymore. Luckily, there is a method to achieve the same results on Proxmox (or any other virtualization for that matter). I have created a tool for deploying a cloud image on Proxmox, and the ability to customize it using cloud-init....

January 2, 2016 · 4 min