And another switch…

I already replaced 2 switches, and yesterday the third (and last) one. This one is a Power-Over-Ethernet switch, which feeds power to my other switches. The old one was a HP 1820, now there’s a 1920S in its place. This modal is a bit more modern, with Layer-3 capabilities and Read more…

Why I use VLANs

I get often asked by my friends, why do you use VLANs? If you are a network administrator you know what VLANs are, why are they are used and so on. But most people aren’t network administrators… so if you are one of those who have never heard of the Read more…

Time for new switches :)

I bought two new HPE OfficeConnect 1920S switches to replace the previous ones I had, the HP ProCurve 1810G-8. The old switches were in use for at least 8 years now, these switches were (at the time) sufficient but nowadays we need a bit more features, which these old switches Read more…

My new headset

I bought myself a new headset, and thought, let’s try something a bit different. I’ve heard a lot of good stories about Plantronics, so I thought to give that brand a try. I’m glad I did. This headset excels literally almost in every area. I’ve used more than a handful Read more…

Upgrading security on my servers

I’ve been running very secure websites from day 1. This website (jeroenlandheer.com) used to be hosted with tumblr, now it is a self-hosted wordpress website with proper HTTPS security. In fact, we get an A+ rating from Qualys. TLS 1.2 was first supported by Internet Explorer 11 (October 2013), FireFox Read more…