February 15, 2021
by dhoytt
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Gritty HPE C7000 Blade Enclosure Update

I updated my HPE C7000 blade enclosures Virtual control modules to VC-Enet 10/24. I then updated the firmware to 4.85 so that it wouldn’t rely on flash in the browsers which as of this year is blocked for security reasons … Continue reading Continue reading

January 30, 2021
by dhoytt
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New Workstations Notes

Well I built 2 new powerful workstation, one using Windows 10 Pro Workstation and the other Fedora 33 Workstation but of course with all types of server packages. The Windows workstation I’m using Asrock X299 WS/IPMI and the Linux Fedora … Continue reading Continue reading

October 31, 2020
by dhoytt
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Maintenance to XCP-Ng Hypervisors Updated Zoneminder Plus Installed Patches Updated WordPress

My BL460c gen8 blade servers have been really noisy with the fans kicking up a lot more lately as I have put more of a load on them so tried a setting that required a reboot in the bios setting … Continue reading Continue reading

October 10, 2020
by dhoytt
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Replicating Data Over Again Using FreeNAS

Well I ended up having to re-pushing my data after the initial push failed and I then re-pushed using a different replication job of just the one dataset I needed for that volume. Appears the second replication it dumped the … Continue reading Continue reading

October 6, 2020
by dhoytt
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New Drive Reconfiguration FreeNAS Volume

I got my new 16 TB SAS drive in yesterday a then started to create another vdev to extend my current raid z volume then decided to go with creating one large vdev and volume out of my 16tb drives … Continue reading Continue reading

October 4, 2020
by dhoytt
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Virtual Environment Expansion

I have my new HPE bl460c gen8 blade systems now in my existing virtual hypervisor XCP-Ng pool with my Dell Poweredge R710’s systems temporarily while I assess them. I need to keep them running see how they handle the loads, … Continue reading Continue reading

August 31, 2020
by dhoytt
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Storing Tomatoes for Future

I haven’t always taken advantage of proper storage of my garden produce. Well now I am finally using my FoodSaver and planning on using my dehydrator both purchased years ago but never used. Over the weekend I cleaned up the … Continue reading Continue reading

August 29, 2020
by dhoytt
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Big Garden Harvest and Nice Vegetable Casserole

Picked more vegetables from the garden then feasted on an eggplant, squash, tomatoes casserole. I also threw in a bunch of basil from the garden along with garlic, a little pepper and salt, mixed with Parmesan cheese and olive oil. … Continue reading Continue reading