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

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 29, 2020
by dhoytt
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Back Streaming and Road Map for Music Server

I have been back up and streaming for over 25 minutes and everything looks good. I have also been redoing my entire infrastructure which of course means the music streaming server will be updated and switched over. Currently I have … Continue reading Continue reading

August 10, 2020
by dhoytt
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Steady Progress Updating Infrastructure

The past months I have been doing a complete planned upheaval of my entire infrastructure. I’m adding more capacity to my NAS plus implementing better RAID and updating my FreeNAS. I’m moving my entire network to 10gbe. I’m moving all … Continue reading Continue reading

April 6, 2020
by dhoytt
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XCP-ng Updated to Version 8.1

Finally updated XCP-ng to 8.1 from 7.6 via local iso burned to a CD and it seems fine so far though it’s only just booted up. I have a lot going on currently so hope to get back and test … Continue reading Continue reading

February 21, 2019
by dhoytt
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Newly Built Systems Come Back Quickly After Power Outage

After a power outage just a few moments ago I think this is the fastest one of my virtual and NAS environments has ever recovered after booting up! No curruption to speak of and XCP-ng and FreeNAS recovered effortlessly! Hopefully … Continue reading Continue reading

February 16, 2019
by dhoytt
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New Virtual Environment Almost Set

My new XCP-ng environment is just about completely set I just need one more 8tb SAS drive with the same geometry to put into one of the pools on my FreeNAS server. One of the prior 8tb drives was a … Continue reading Continue reading

February 16, 2019
by dhoytt
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New Virtual Environment Almost Set

My new XCP-ng environment is just about completely set I just need one more 8tb SAS drive with the same geometry to put into one of the pools on my FreeNAS server. One of the prior 8tb drives was a … Continue reading Continue reading