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After two years of using my R630 as an expensive paperweight, I finally got around to reconfiguring it for what I hope will be an effective and useful purpose. I did a bunch of work to get here for which I will have to back-date posts — re-flashing the H330 card, new hardware, why IContinue reading “TrueNAS + ZFS”

Firewall Rules for VLANs, v0.3

tl;dr — don’t forget to allow PTPv2 (319/udp) between your VLANs, especially if you have your Sonos devices separated from your audio sources As the title implies, I’m on at least my third (internal) revision of my firewall rules since having segmented my home network into a number of VLANs. I’ll write another post onContinue reading “Firewall Rules for VLANs, v0.3”


I’m Jon (@jonbackhaus) and welcome to my blag, where I will hopefully cover some technical items that may be useful to at least one other human.

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