Vintage server rack setup

Hello folks today I am going to go over my new rack setup. Currently my rig features several servers, switches, and “white boxes” to run a vast array of applications for my home lab. Below is several photos of my setup followed by a list of my equipment.

The Equipment
2x Cisco 2950 switch(s)
1x Cisco 2960 switch

Monitor / Keyboard / Mouse
1x Nortel POE switch / shelf

2x Whitebox / freeNAS / PfSense
1x Sun 4950 server / 64 Gb ram / 2 * Xeon quad processor
1x Apple Xserve 2009 / 48 Gb ram / 1 * Xeon quad processor
1x Apple fibre SAN / 4.8 Tb Storage

The backside
1x Segate 1.5tb network share
1x 8 port Gb managed switch
1x Nortel switch / Shelf


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