June 14, 2021
by dhoytt
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Took Down Virtual Environment for Storage Maintenance

I had a storage alarm on my storage array start screaming today because it lost power to one of its redundant power supplies plus had slight temperature high reading on CPU #1. I found out that the power supply without … Continue reading Continue reading

April 9, 2021
by dhoytt
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Lost Networking XCP-ng Hosts Then Recovered

Today I lost the XCP-ng networking to 3 XCP-ng hosts in a pool of 4 hosts. I logged in to check XCP-ng Center from a Windows workstation and couldn’t connect to the pool. I logged into the master of the … Continue reading Continue reading

March 27, 2021
by dhoytt
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The Correct Heat Sink for Bl460c Gen8 Blade Server Finally

I have had this ongoing saga of not being able to find the correct heat sink for CPU#2 for my BL460c gen 8 blade server for a while. The original reseller used an integrator that came in at a lower … 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 20, 2021
by dhoytt
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Updated Systems in My Environment

Decided to do some updated on several systems in my environment. I updated my streaming media server running on W2019 Data Center, my Centos 8 Linux system that runs my: music server relays, Plex Media Server an Zoneminder CCTV software. … 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

November 18, 2020
by dhoytt
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Updated Web Server OS Patches and WordPress Plugins\Themes

Since I’m here monitoring some work migration processes in my computer room for the outside job that seem to be going well I decided to update my music streaming server running W2019 Datacenter version on one of my Bl460c blade … 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