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Hello! I'm Hamzah. I'm a engineer at a large video games company in .
I consider myself a hardcore geek, but these days most of my time is taken up by my son and wife. While I don't really consider myself much of a gamer, I do love the series.
I'm very interested in automation, and have a small addiction to , and

What kind of screwed up logic is this? "If I don't steal it, someone else will"

New addition to my family. Our first girl. Already melting ny heart 🥰

I tried to run the bit Bitcoin Core wallet, and the node it was assigned to decided nope out. I had to physically reboot it. Not sure why that happened. 😓

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I need more nodes for my home cluster. Starting to run low on RAM 😅

Is it possible to run an openvpn client inside a docker container, and then have other containers use that container as a gateway?

I need a new router that can do IPSec and OpenVPN at ~350Mbit/s. Any suggestions?

I suppose I could just always use GNS3 or VIRL (if it's still called that) if I ever feel like playing with Cisco equipment again, but that's not the same as physical hardware!

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I really wanted to buy the NPE-G1 module for all 3 of the 7204s, but it was a bit expensive at the time.

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I particularly wanted to play with the Cisco 7204 VXRs a bit more, but they were so power hungry, and noisy that I didn't really get a chance. I remember being extremely pleased that I got all three for £1 each. My manager at work at the time was head of network infrastructure, and even he was shocked that I got them for so cheap.

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Someone is coming to collect a bunch of my old home lab routers and switches from when I was interested in certifications. They are quite old devices, but I'm still kinda sad to see them go. Need the space though. :(

Mean while I'm worried my wife will go into labour while I'm here with my son, at a different hospital. There is only around 12 days till the due date. So realistically, it could be any minute now.

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Here I was looking forward forward a 4 day weekend. But my three year old had other plans.
I had to take him to A&E yesterday because he was feeling unwell, and we had to stay the night. He's feeling better today, but we will probably have to stay another night sigh.

Is there any advantage ZeroSSL has over LetsEncrypt?
I just came across ZeroSSL.

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