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

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

December 14, 2013
by Darryl Hoytt
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Rebuilt Nagios Server, Updated XenServer, Corrected HW Issue on FreeNAS Node, Reconfigured Router Tonight

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December 2, 2013
by Darryl Hoytt
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Virtualization of Old Systems Websites & New Media Server

Well this weekend I made great progress I built a test media server, virtualized a few old physical web servers, as well as my old but powerful XP desktop with 5 SCSI drives I just retired. I have been… 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