January 29, 2019
by dhoytt
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Switching to XCP-ng Hypervisor

I had started testing and working stoppng and going with oVirt for the past month or so as my new hardware has started coming in but I’ve now switched my attention to XCP-ng. I have gotten som much further in … Continue reading Continue reading

January 27, 2019
by dhoytt
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UPS Battery Update

Updated one of my Liebert GTX UPS and the extension cabinet. Did this earlier than I wanted since the UPS went into total failure as it seems all the batteries have reached end of life obviously as evidenced by the … Continue reading Continue reading

October 18, 2014
by Darryl Hoytt
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Exciting Friday Night Updating NAS and Virtual Environment

It has been a while since I updated my NAS systems which run FreeNAS and my XenServer hosts which have my virtual hosts that I share to the world via my blogs and websites. My music server due to the… Continue reading

February 10, 2014
by Darryl Hoytt
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Replaced Backplane on Second NAS

Well I finally replaced the backplane on the second NAS system I had built. The backplane had come damaged and reseller had sent me a replacement a couple of weeks ago but today is the first time I had time… Continue reading

January 13, 2014
by Darryl Hoytt
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Second NAS Rebuild Compete

Well finished rebuilding my second NAS into a new chassis identical to the other with the same specifications as the other NAS today with a few issues. Everything went pretty much the same as the other NAS rebuild except that… Continue reading

January 2, 2014
by Darryl Hoytt
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Rebuild of One NAS System Initial Complete and Moved FreeNAS Configuration

Well in an effort to save space and go up to 6gbs enviornment totally eventually I rebuilt my physical NAS system. I went from having a: 4U rack mount case that I booted FreeNAS off an Adaptec 39160 SCSI… Continue reading

November 8, 2013
by Darryl Hoytt
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Book Confusion

I was heading off to the bedroom to read a few pages of the latest I’m book reading while I performed a XenServer Storage motion on a couple of my virtual Linux servers after upgrading my NAS memory and storage… Continue reading

October 26, 2013
by Darryl Hoytt
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FreeNAS That Fun Girl That Can Do It All

How have I done without FreeNAS for so long? This is like that fun gal that can go from the fine dining wine & tea, hang in the hood and then hit the outdoors without skipping a beat !… Continue reading