Here is a very early look at an LXC container provisioning cookbook I’m currently working on. The goals for this project are to have a quick, mostly automated, consistent way of deploying replacement nodes or additional resources¬†in my environment. I…
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It’s been quite a long time since I’ve last updated this website in any publicly facing capacity. It has been a year, in fact. A year spent in a mostly unproductive and indecisive state. All that has changed, however, within…
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It’s been a long time since my last update, and since that time I was able to finally test memory in the VM host machine. I was mainly waiting for time to elapse so that I can determine stability after…
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So last night as I was testing new hypervisors out to possibly replace Proxmox, and I got a bit sidetracked. During my adventures in la-la land, I happened to come across files that hadn’t been updating via my Rsync scripts.…
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A while back when re-building my file server I had already bought into the VM (Virtual Machine) craze thats sweeping the IT world. I knew that I couldn’t afford both a dedicated VM server, and a file server both so…
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I’ve been wanting to write about this for a while, but it always seemed to get pushed back due to more important things. FiOS. Yep, FiOS… from Verizon! Before I get started on that, however, here’s a brief history of…
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Wiring has finally been completed…at least for now. There’s still some of it I’m not happy with, but I did not want to prolong the downtime any more than absolutely necessary. Since I decided to re-route power, I also decided…
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I spent a lot of time the other night, and I think I’ve finally gotten the majority of wiring under control. My goal is to have the type of wire management that not only works, but is drop dead sexy…
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So I finally got off my lazy ass and picked up where I left off — running some nice cabling for the rack. When I initially moved into the new place, I spent all day and night getting servers racked…
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So, it happened again this afternoon. The Proxmox based server crashed. This was both a good thing, and a bad thing. Good because the monitoring script I set in place on my gateway machine worked like a charm. I got…
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