June 23, 2020
by dhoytt
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Moved C7000 Chassis into Rack

Well I finally managed to get my C7000 in the bottom of my computer rack this evening. Placing this C7000 beast in the rack was no simple chore by myself as it is awkward and weighs a couple of hundred … Continue reading Continue reading

February 20, 2020
by dhoytt
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Crazy OS and Application Updates

I was feeling productive making serious strides gettinng my c7000 chassis I was feeling productive today making serious strides getting my c7000 chassis ready and reached a great stopping point when I decided to do a small task that lead … Continue reading Continue reading

August 6, 2019
by dhoytt
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Getting HP C7000 BladeSystem Started

Well after picking up my HPC7000 Blade chassis with some nice components I finally made room in my computer room and got the chassis powered up. I also picked up some barebones Bl460 G7 blade servers I can get started … Continue reading Continue reading

July 5, 2019
by dhoytt
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Curio Shopping Gaming Chair and C7000 BladeSystem Buying

Went looking for a corner curio almost bought it ended up with a gaming chair, HP C7000 Blade Chassis a couple of C7000 VC 10 GB modules and oh yeah an irrigation granite rock imitation valve cover! Had 4 people … Continue reading Continue reading

May 4, 2019
by dhoytt
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Site Network Rework

Moving site back to ASUS RT-N66U old router after going to the Linksys 3200ACM that failed on me each time I went out of town leaving my sites, smart devices, cameras and other items unreachable through that route. I worked … Continue reading Continue reading

February 21, 2019
by dhoytt
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Newly Built Systems Come Back Quickly After Power Outage

After a power outage just a few moments ago I think this is the fastest one of my virtual and NAS environments has ever recovered after booting up! No curruption to speak of and XCP-ng and FreeNAS recovered effortlessly! Hopefully … Continue reading Continue reading

February 16, 2019
by dhoytt
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New Virtual Environment Almost Set

My new XCP-ng environment is just about completely set I just need one more 8tb SAS drive with the same geometry to put into one of the pools on my FreeNAS server. One of the prior 8tb drives was a … Continue reading Continue reading

February 16, 2019
by dhoytt
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New Virtual Environment Almost Set

My new XCP-ng environment is just about completely set I just need one more 8tb SAS drive with the same geometry to put into one of the pools on my FreeNAS server. One of the prior 8tb drives was a … Continue reading Continue reading