Home Lab: Redo

In the beginning there was a lab... This my makeshift lab before I got my 42u rack in. In this version I have used a steel rack I believe I got at Lowes. It worked well for years but wanted something more accessible and take up less room. It all came to a head when … Continue reading Home Lab: Redo

More Geekbench Benchmarks

I have published some more benchmarks for my new M1 MacMini and my new Dell R440 that I currently am using in my home lab. GeekBench is a great tool for gauging performance. These are not SPEC benchmarks they have their own criteria but they are a great resource and several large organizations use them. … Continue reading More Geekbench Benchmarks

Chrome Browser on macOS “NET::ERR_CERT_INVALID”

Awhile ago I posted a fix for the Chrome certificate issue on macOS, see below. I am posting a followup to this: https://itsjustbytes.com/2020/02/26/google-chrome-browser-certificate-issue/ In Big Sur Chrome seems to be even more finicky about this and one sure way to bypass it is to do the following, just remember make sure you trust the site! … Continue reading Chrome Browser on macOS “NET::ERR_CERT_INVALID”

macOS Mail Client: Block a Sender

Everyone know about junk filtering and it works most of the time. It does, occasionally, put good email in the junk folder. Also, its not really robust enough to do a good job with spam. Currently I use SpamSieve which does a really good job catching spam and moving the to a spam folder. It … Continue reading macOS Mail Client: Block a Sender