I want to build a small home network and server Tags: Servers Networking Product Last response: September 7, 2012 2:47 PM in Networking Share moe2012 September 6, 2012 9:55:10 PM Hello, I'm one class away from my BA IT, I took several classes in general IT. Out of all the books I found just two to be really beneficial. I'm trying to get the hands on experience so my question is.... I want to build a small network in my home, wireless and also wired; printer, laptop, desktop, server (I have 4 1TB external drives of movies/music I want to be available to all computers) Where would I start from building a server with my hard drives, good modem, router, switch port, firewall internet speed/connection etc. This is my first project I want to try. More about : build small home network server dingo07 September 7, 2012 2:47:04 PM you would first need to start with the server, and all the parts to build the server, ie.... server motherboard, server processor, memory, power supply, case (or chassis) to start with - http://www.servethehome.com/category/server-parts/mothe... then you need server Operating System software like this - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... based on the server you build, you could have any number of drives connected in any way you have a lot of reading to do... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Small Server on Home network Forum SolvedWant to build small form factor Plex server with some Steam capabilities Forum Setting Up Home / Small Business Network Using Server 2008 R2 Forum Trying to build a small home server for file sharing, media sharing and lan based minecraft server. Forum Planing to build a small home server. Is my budget ok or too much? Help please Forum Wireless network card for server 2008 require for home build computer Forum Building a small home server Forum Want to build a home server Forum suggestions on a cost-conscious home server build, for a home network lab. Forum Want to build a dedicated game server at home. Forum SolvedCreating a new server/office network for a small office with large data requirements Forum SolvedSmall Business Server Build Forum Please Help - Wanting to build small media/file server Forum Computers in a Small network needs to connect to a remote server Forum SolvedMy Own Home Network Server Forum SolvedLooking to set up some kind of home/small business server Forum SolvedWhat CPU For a home/small business server Forum Small network setup with web & data server Forum Solveduse dynamic IP for home network and static for server from same router Forum SolvedHome Server / Bedroom HTPC for small apartment Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !