Managed switches with enterprise features you can actually afford? Time to build out our HomeLab with help from, and learn a bit about networking along the way!
FS switches have features to rival the likes of Cisco, but not the price-tag; which makes them perfect for HomeLabs – allowing you to learn about enterprise features like VLANs, SNMP, 802.1X, and inter-VLAN routing in an affordable way. In this video we’ll discuss the differences between managed, unmanaged, and smart managed switches; and how to get started with your learning.

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Video timestamps:
0:00 – Introduction
1:11 – Managed, Unmanaged, and Smart Managed Switches
2:36 – You Need VLANs
3:51 – Managed Vs Smart Managed for a HomeLab
5:43 – Featured Switch: FS S3910-24TF
7:29 – Management Options and Getting Started
8:42 – Using the Web Interface
9:27 – Using the Command Line
13:36 – Pricing
15:01 – Monitoring Using SNMP

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