August 10, 2020
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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

March 31, 2020
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Setup Raspberry Pi 3 Raspbian Buster to Stream to Stereo

I updated my seldom used Raspberry Pi 3 to Raspbian Buster dated 2020-02-13 which uses the 4.19 kernel to stream to my brand new Onkyo-TX-N696. After the sound went out on my Yamaha RX-V673 I needed another option and chose … Continue reading

July 5, 2019
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Curio Shopping Gaming Chair and C7000 BladeSystem Buying

Went looking for a corner curio almost bought it ended up with a gaming chair, HP C7000 Blade Chassis a couple of C7000 VC 10 GB modules and oh yeah an irrigation granite rock imitation valve cover! Had 4 people … Continue reading

June 14, 2019
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Apache not Reading php.ini Changes Configuring Fedora 30 During New Zoneminder Install

I wanted to setup some quick testing of Zoneminder on different platforms last night and started the basic configurations. Installed Fedora 30 , installed RpmFusion repository, installed mysql community database mariadb, Apache installed, install Zoneminder rpms using “dnf” etc.. Went … Continue reading

February 2, 2019
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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

February 25, 2018
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Doing it Big with Late Wild Saturday Night…… in My Computer Room

That’s right a wild Saturday night in my computer room revolving around my secondary FreeNAS server\disk array. I have had so many issues updating this server to FreeNAS 11.1 I decided tonight I would make sure I came to a … Continue reading

December 14, 2013
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Rebuilt Nagios Server, Updated XenServer, Corrected HW Issue on FreeNAS Node, Reconfigured Router Tonight

All in one night I took my Nagios server from running Fedora 16 to CENTOS 6.5, Updated XenCenter to the latest version 6.2.2 and updated XenServer to 6.2.0 SP1 and solved and issue where my iSCSI target was failing in … Continue reading