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

All in one night I took my Nagios server from running Fedora 16 to CENTOS 6.5, Updated XenCenter to the latest version 6.2.2 and updated XenServer to 6.2.0 SP1 and solved and issue where my iSCSI target was failing in … Continue reading

December 2, 2013
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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 trying … Continue reading

October 26, 2013
by dhoytt
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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 ! I … Continue reading

July 13, 2013
by dhoytt
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Valuable Lessons Learned Upgrading XCP 1.6 to XenServer 6.2

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July 8, 2013
by dhoytt
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XCP Enviornment Now HA With HA-Lizard

I wanted to have some sort of failover for my XCP 1.6 virtual environment prior to going to that full time with backups and restore procedures in place plus some failover capability using HA-Lizard. I  got a great indication I’m … Continue reading

July 6, 2013
by dhoytt
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Fedora 19 Installed on XCP 1.6

Well I just wanted to install Fedora 19 and didn’t want to move hardware around right now plus I need to move some web/game server functions to virtual systems again anyway so I built an Fedora 19 guest system on … Continue reading