Hi, I'm Calvin 👋

I'm a DevOps Engineer passionate about IT as a career and hobby!


Blog Post Updates

June 29th, 2024

Cycling Part 2

May 25th, 2024

Cycling Part 1

April 27th, 2024

Printing Flexible Filaments on Prusa MK3S

March 19th, 2024

Kobo Clara HD eBook Reader

February 27th, 2024

Note-taking with Obsidian

January 18th, 2024

Breville Electric Blanket with Home Assistant

December 31st, 2023

Living Room Entertainment

November 30th, 2023

Migrating Fastmail Accounts

October 1st, 2023

Worm Farm

September 17th, 2023

Modding Tears of the Kingdom

August 21st, 2023

Resume in LaTeX

July 30th, 2023

Holiday Travel Tips

June 30th, 2023

IKEA Bekant Standing Desk Mods

May 3rd, 2023

New Features and Changes

April 7th, 2023

Home Security

March 27th, 2023

Laser Eye Surgery

February 28th, 2023

Solar Power

January 27th, 2023

Smart Home Dashboard

December 16th, 2022

10 Gigabit Installation Notes

November 27th, 2022


October 29th, 2022

Nintendo Switch OLED Modding

September 1st, 2022

Self-Hosted Git & CI/CD Use Cases

August 26th, 2022

Kubernetes Replica Count Manager

July 28th, 2022

Designing Taller Sofa Feet

June 10th, 2022

Troubleshooting Plex with OPNsense

May 26th, 2022

Fractal Design Meshify 2 XL Server Case

April 29th, 2022

Juniper EX3300-48P

March 4th, 2022

Pi Clock

February 20th, 2022

Daikin Airbase Across VLANs

January 21st, 2022

Quzao Sama I'm Computer Case Cooling

December 8th, 2021

3D Printer Upgrades Galore

November 24th, 2021

Super Fast Charging

October 4th, 2021

Cross-Platform Dotfiles

September 8th, 2021

Chicory: A Colorful Tale

August 23rd, 2021

Prometheus Traefik Service Discovery

August 16th, 2021

Homer Service Discovery

August 7th, 2021

Testing NBN 250 Superfast

July 27th, 2021

More Open Source: Build, Hosting and Analytics

May 30th, 2021

DisplayPort 1.4 KVM Alternative

April 28th, 2021

Samsung Galaxy S7+ Keyboard Case Mod

March 28th, 2021

How I Play Consoles on PC

February 7th, 2021

Testing NBN 1000 Ultrafast

December 25th, 2020

Small Personal Rig Update

November 29th, 2020

Hyperconverging My Servers

October 30th, 2020


September 13th, 2020

My WFH Setup

August 9th, 2020

Cracking .DMG, .RAR and other passwords on MacOS

July 26th, 2020

Blog Updates

June 28th, 2020

Now Powered by Gatsby

May 25th, 2020

OpenCore for ASUS ROG STRIX Z270-I

April 16th, 2020

OPNsense: Two WANs on Separate Networks

February 6th, 2020

Managing the Perfect CS:GO Server

January 31st, 2020

Migrating from VMs to Docker

December 24th, 2019

Install Ubuntu 18.04 on RAID1

November 28th, 2019

Oculus Quest Mods

October 31st, 2019

Retooling for Privacy Part 2

September 29th, 2019

HSTS with Traefik

August 6th, 2019

My Work Setup

July 29th, 2019

Retooling for Privacy

June 30th, 2019

My Ansible Roles

May 15th, 2019

Choosing a VPN Service

April 20th, 2019

My 72TB FreeNAS Server

March 3rd, 2019

Managing Dotfiles

February 11th, 2019

TP-Link T1600G-28PS Fan Swap

January 4th, 2019

Network UPS Tools

December 23rd, 2018

Python Backup Cleaner Script

December 14th, 2018

FreeNAS Replication Task Status

October 21st, 2018

Public DNS Entries for an Internal or Private Domain

August 17th, 2018

Tech Inside My 2018 VW Golf R

July 23rd, 2018

What's In My ESXi

June 22nd, 2018

Updates to Ansible Playbook for Usenet Docker containers

April 28th, 2018

My Prusa i3 MK3 3D Printer Mods

March 10th, 2018

Meizu EP52 Wireless Bluetooth Sport Earphones Review

February 13th, 2018

Facebook Messenger Bot

January 2nd, 2018

Small Theme Update

December 1st, 2017

Remove Device from Windows Safely Remove Menu

September 9th, 2017

Microsoft Outlook - Send a reply using an email template

August 19th, 2017

Hacking the Xiaomi Xiaofang Camera

August 1st, 2017

My Ultra Compact Gaming Desktop

June 26th, 2017

Personal Wiki on the Internet

May 13th, 2017

Deploy Docker containers for Usenet using Ansible

May 7th, 2017

Delidding My 7700K and Results

April 10th, 2017

Viofo A119S - Sydney Weather

March 27th, 2017

My 3D Prints

March 18th, 2017

Dragon Quest Builders Results

February 24th, 2017

Bottlehead Crack Amp Build Log

February 11th, 2017

Goodbye Root and Xposed

February 3rd, 2017

Gmail Mark As Read Alternative

December 15th, 2016

Usenet Providers Speed Test from Sydney

December 8th, 2016

Now Powered by Jekyll

December 1st, 2016

Home Security Cameras Setup

September 11th, 2016

Arch Linux on Samsung ARM Chromebook

August 3rd, 2016

My Next Laptop

July 20th, 2016

Create a persistent Ubuntu USB which boots to RAM

May 23rd, 2016

Review of the UTS Bachelor of Science in IT Degree

April 26th, 2016

HTTP/2 Blog Speed Test

March 19th, 2016

Backup VMs! Comparison of Free Backup Software

February 29th, 2016

ZFS SLOG/ZIL Drive (Revisited)

February 14th, 2016

How to Update Firmware on an Intel NIC

January 23rd, 2016

Improve 10Gbps Performance on napp-it (Solaris 11)

January 11th, 2016

Reset ESXi 6 Evaluation License (cron script included)

December 17th, 2015

Material Usenet Dashboard

December 2nd, 2015

Free IPAM Software Comparision

November 17th, 2015

Web Interface for ESXi without vCenter

October 31st, 2015

Bypass self-signed certificate errors on Google Chrome

July 27th, 2015

Slow VMware NFS on ZFS? Add a ZIL!

July 7th, 2015

A week with an iPhone

June 23rd, 2015

Android GPS App Comparison

June 7th, 2015

More Apps for the System Admin USB Drive

May 30th, 2015

Make A Multiboot USB Drive

May 17th, 2015

Budget Gaming Computer Build

April 27th, 2015

Connect shares on a as-need basis using autofs

April 18th, 2015

Monthly Update (March 2015)

April 7th, 2015

WordPress Caching Comparison

March 29th, 2015

Install macOS on ESXi

March 22nd, 2015

Computer Build for Girlfriend

March 14th, 2015

Monthly Update (February 2015)

March 8th, 2015

Rooting the Chromecast

March 1st, 2015

Getting a Job in I.T.

February 21st, 2015

My Homepage Status Monitoring Application

February 15th, 2015

Monthly Update (08/02/2015)

February 7th, 2015

Easily host your first ever website on Bluemix

February 1st, 2015

Upgrade to pfSense 2.2 on VMware

January 25th, 2015

How to install the UniFi Controller on Ubuntu

January 17th, 2015

Monthly Update (11/01/2015)

January 11th, 2015

I'm migrating from Ubuntu to CentOS

January 3rd, 2015

Forward IP Addresses with NGINX Proxy

December 27th, 2014

Twenty Fifteen Theme Problems

December 21st, 2014

Server, PC, Gadgets & Learning Plans for 2015

December 13th, 2014

The Monthly Update (30/11/2014)

December 7th, 2014

ZFS Sharing over HTTP, FTP and more

November 30th, 2014

Encrypt Everything with SSL/TLS

November 23rd, 2014

NGINX LDAP HTTP Authentication

November 16th, 2014

My Definition of a Strong Password

November 9th, 2014

Fortnightly Update (2/11/2014)

November 2nd, 2014

NZBmegasearcH NGINX Reverse Proxy

October 24th, 2014

WiFi and VLANs

October 17th, 2014

The Weekly Update (13/10/2014)

October 12th, 2014

Currently Moving to CloudFlare (Update)

October 3rd, 2014

The Best pfSense Packages

September 30th, 2014

Currently Moving to CloudFlare!

September 29th, 2014

The Weekly Update (29/9/2014)

September 28th, 2014

Create an NTP Server using Ubuntu 14.04

September 24th, 2014

The Weekly Update (22/9/2014)

September 21st, 2014

My pfSense Captive Portal

September 19th, 2014

Block traffic between VLANs on pfSense

September 16th, 2014

VLAN on VMware, pfSense and a Switch

September 14th, 2014

Decrease Supermicro IPMI Fan Threshold

September 9th, 2014

The Weekly Update (7/9/2014)

September 7th, 2014

Enable HTTPS on NGINX Server Blocks

September 7th, 2014

How To Create a ZFS RAID 10 Array

September 4th, 2014

Port Forward Web Servers In pfSense 2

September 2nd, 2014

The Weekly Update (31/8/2014)

August 30th, 2014

Use the Google SMTP Server for notifications

August 28th, 2014

Install LEMP Stack on CentOS 7 (Red Hat 7)

August 27th, 2014

The Weekly Update (24/8/2014)

August 24th, 2014

Part 4: Install pfSense on ESXi 5.5

August 24th, 2014

Part 3: Install pfSense on ESXi 5.5

August 24th, 2014

Part 2: Install pfSense on ESXi 5.5

August 23rd, 2014

Part 1: Install pfSense on ESXi

August 23rd, 2014

My All In One ESXi Server

August 17th, 2014

Hello World, Hi I'm Calvin

August 15th, 2014