July 29, 2021
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Massive Garden Produce Harvest for the Day

I had a massive harvest today partially due to not picking produce everyday for the past week. So much else has been popping up I got out of my routine. I didn’t want to pick items without being ready to … Continue reading Continue reading

July 29, 2021
by dhoytt
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Updated Zoneminder/Plexmedia Server and Linux Workstation

I made some changes on my Zoneminder server that also hosts Plex media server plus extended the drives on one of my virtual Plex media servers that also is a Salt master, plus had to extend my boot partition on … Continue reading Continue reading

July 21, 2021
by dhoytt
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Updated XCP-ng from 8.1 to 8.2

I’m prepping to move the dhoytt.com web server to a different web server. So I decided to update the underlying hypervisor XCP-ng first. First I migrated all of my virtual systems off of my slave Xcp-ng system then loaded the … Continue reading Continue reading

March 14, 2021
by dhoytt
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Big Cable Management Start

Did a major start on getting some cable management done in the home computer room. I have been wanting to start some cable management in the computer room for a very long time but wanted to get the hardware situation … Continue reading Continue reading

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

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

June 23, 2020
by dhoytt
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Moved C7000 Chassis into Rack

Well I finally managed to get my C7000 in the bottom of my computer rack this evening. Placing this C7000 beast in the rack was no simple chore by myself as it is awkward and weighs a couple of hundred … Continue reading Continue reading

August 6, 2019
by dhoytt
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Getting HP C7000 BladeSystem Started

Well after picking up my HPC7000 Blade chassis with some nice components I finally made room in my computer room and got the chassis powered up. I also picked up some barebones Bl460 G7 blade servers I can get started … Continue reading Continue reading