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

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

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 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

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

December 20, 2018
by dhoytt
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Getting Set for New FreeNAS Hardware Build

Getting set for new first major rebuild of my NAS system in several years. I have updated drives, replaced motherboards with same generation motherboards, up-sized drives switched chassis even but always with similar hardware.  I will be swapping to a … Continue reading Continue reading

September 30, 2017
by dhoytt
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Updates Galore Tonight

Tonight I updated the OS of my workstations, virtual servers,  physical servers, streaming software SAM Broadcasting from Spacial Audio and WordPress. My I started with my workstations and then my virtual servers including my Centos 7 web server that I … Continue reading Continue reading