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 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

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

February 2, 2019
by dhoytt
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Moving FreeNAS and XCP-ng into Position Migrating VM’s to XCP-ng

Well I moved my new FreeNAS along with one of my new XCP-ng hypervisors into the racks to start taking over my environment for storage and my new virtualization. I’ll detail the technical aspect later. I hooked both up to … Continue reading Continue reading

January 29, 2019
by dhoytt
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Switching to XCP-ng Hypervisor

I had started testing and working stoppng and going with oVirt for the past month or so as my new hardware has started coming in but I’ve now switched my attention to XCP-ng. I have gotten som much further in … Continue reading Continue reading

January 27, 2019
by dhoytt
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UPS Battery Update

Updated one of my Liebert GTX UPS and the extension cabinet. Did this earlier than I wanted since the UPS went into total failure as it seems all the batteries have reached end of life obviously as evidenced by the … Continue reading Continue reading