Category Archives: Technical

CLI is the way

It is very clear, that the way to deploy VMs in the cloud is to use Command Line. Even on you local network, it is easier to use the cloud. I figured out how to upload VMDKs as well. Kind … Continue reading

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Another New Family Member

It’s a mixed breed puppy, Chihuahua and Yorky, a Chorkie? Her name is Mochi but will call her Gigi. Another thing I got going again is documentation. Renewed my docs on a base build. Also getting a document on 3 … Continue reading

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Instructions On Setting Up a Mail Server

Need to do a new document for setting up a mail server. Will build on old stuff I got, but certainly need to get a new one together. For one thing, i need to incorporate TLS Using postfix now Web … Continue reading

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Purchased Case

Finally found the case I want on Amazon. It is the SilverStone CS380B case. I will do a review on it when it gets here. I have some trepidation, not sure it will cool well. Hoping to use it as … Continue reading

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Rolling Back

Working from home, but still truly working. Anyway I been fighting with Cisco for the better part of this week. They kept telling me that it was a firewall issue, our networking team said it was not. I was so … Continue reading

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Consolidating ESXi hosts

Been working on getting rid of one of my ESXi hosts. Shutting it down, and leaving it decommed. The web site this blog is on was moved today, a lot of VMs on this host but the new site has … Continue reading

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First Dent On CRV

I little bummed today, my less than year old CRV has a small dent. Not sure where it came from, but it is tiny. But I did got a new tiny x86 PC, a Dell Optiplex 9020M Weight: 303.4

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Daylight Savings 2020

Today was the start of daylight savings. It was the spring forward of 2020. Nice having a later sunset. Looks like my server consolidation project is delayed. In order to get full cut over, I need to get two more … Continue reading

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Home Server Uses

Been doing some quick research and it seems that there are two types of people that run home servers. The first is what I thought was the highest use case, home automation. Apparently there is a huge home media group … Continue reading

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Western Digital My Passport

So last week on Amazon there was a sale for this 5 TB Western Digital Drive for $99.99 plus tax. I purchased this primarily to backup files and bring them to work. Having 5TB in a small package seemed cool. … Continue reading

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