My previous home lab setup was getting a little cramped, and I’d have to pick and choose which VMs I wanted to run and couldn’t run everything at the same time. Thanks to the relatively low cost of refurbished servers ($449 on Amazon for the specs above at the time of writing), it was time to migrate from the Antsle I’ve been using as a mini-test environment.
Plotting out my first layer of goals for the new environment, I want to create a test environment where I can test things out in a pre-production environment that could be translated to my work environment.
Set up an Active Directory domain
Set up Azure AD Sync from the local domain to my M365 Dev Tenant
Set up Azure AD Password proxy to reset on-prem passwords from the cloud
Set up a local Certificate Authority
Set up a Windows Admin Center shared gateway
Tweaking and tuning M365 security
I intend for this section of edtechirl to be more overview than how-to, so I’ll include links to tutorials where feasible, but otherwise I’m planning for this to be more of a portfolio than a handbook.