February 2, 2019
by dhoytt
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Moving FreeNAS and XCP-ng into Position Migrating VM’s to XCP-ng

Well I moved my new FreeNAS along with one of my new XCP-ng hypervisors into the racks to start taking over my environment for storage and my new virtualization. I’ll detail the technical aspect later. I hooked both up to … Continue reading Continue reading

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

December 20, 2018
by dhoytt
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Getting Set for New FreeNAS Hardware Build

Getting set for new first major rebuild of my NAS system in several years. I have updated drives, replaced motherboards with same generation motherboards, up-sized drives switched chassis even but always with similar hardware.  I will be swapping to a … Continue reading Continue reading

January 22, 2018
by dhoytt
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Updated WordPress After Troubleshooting Site Going Down

Well my site went down after I made some local network changes on my switches to get better local throughput on my switches to take advantage of my new Gigabit internet speed that was looking slow on my workstations in … Continue reading Continue reading

September 30, 2017
by dhoytt
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Updates Galore Tonight

Tonight I updated the OS of my workstations, virtual servers,  physical servers, streaming software SAM Broadcasting from Spacial Audio and WordPress. My I started with my workstations and then my virtual servers including my Centos 7 web server that I … Continue reading Continue reading

July 8, 2017
by dhoytt
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Music Server Back Streaming Music after Updates

Well what just started off as a W2012 r2 security patch update ending up being a bit more. I ended up updating not only the server where I process the music, run the streaming application with it’s database and ShoutCast … Continue reading Continue reading

May 24, 2017
by dhoytt
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Recovered from Catastrophic XenServer failure that made me Love Linux Even More

I now know why I really love Linux right now after totally losing my XenServer configuration due to some overheating in my home data center today. I reinstalled my XenServer server reattached storage to my XenServer server and then reattached … Continue reading Continue reading

June 27, 2016
by dhoytt
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Rebuilt XenServer Slave

I rebuilt my XenServer slave tonight after it didn’t come back up properly last week after a power failure where I decided to ride it out on my UPS and not properly shutdown a few of my systems. The only system that … Continue reading Continue reading

August 23, 2015
by dhoytt
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Updated Blog Software Friday Revisited XenServer Repair

I updated the WordPress blog software after I took some manual backups of the database. Everything went fine but of course I had to go in and manually put back in some customization’s I have made for the sites that … Continue reading Continue reading