Category Archives: Virtualization

Getting More Thin Clients Online

Got another thin client ready to take over some duties of VMs that are on an ESXi host I want to shutdown. Modifying my strategy a bit, thinking of shutting down (maybe even disconnecting power completely) and keeping the server … Continue reading

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Rocky 8.5 is out

Downloaded Rocky 8.5 today and redoing my infrastructure to support it. Made a mistake of deleting the wrong device and erased my copy of kickstart and grub boot. Luckily I documented on this blog what I did, so was able … Continue reading

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Son Doing Great

Youngest son ran XC districts today. I wasn’t sure if this is his last race, but it sounded like he wanted to be there again next year. Also he learned a bit of containers and linux today. This should be … Continue reading

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Building Podman Servers

I am now starting to move to move towards podman rocky 8 containers. Pas the testing phase and now into building real processes. Also ordered three new thin clients to be the new podman cluster. Another thing today is I … Continue reading

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Podman Network Persistent

Figured it out, I can now have the Rocky 8 reboot and have the containers persist over reboots. nmcli con add con-name dockernet-shim type macvlan dev dockernet-shim mode bridge nmcli con add con-name dockernet-shim type macvlan ifname dockernet-shim ip4 192.168.100.223/32 … Continue reading

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Podman on CentOS 8

A few differences in podman, but got a lot done with CentOS 8 and containers. One of the weird things I got was communication between the containers and the host. This sort of worked ip link add dockernet-shim link eth0 … Continue reading

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Rocky 8 Kickstart Via USB

Struggling to get kickstart working on USB, Changing tactics, going to get it work via network completely, then will get it working via USB Weight: 343.4

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Another Power Outage

Power went out at 1:15PM for another hour again. Got it back up, but disrupted my workflow. Beat up, behind schedule. Now in the compromise mode. Did mow lawn and clean up some things. Going to bed early. Weight: 321.0

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Looking At More How To Articles

Having a hard time finish my nagios article, but looking forward at other articles. Continuing my nagios docs this week. Here are some essentials I am looking at doing. DHCP DNS file server (NAS) Certificate Services VPN Docker Weight: 316.4

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Hard To Think When You Are Distressed

Pain still there, but much much lower. It is actually getting easier to eat. My voice sounds normal too. But I was also able to think and focus on work. Still a bit off, but look at what I was … Continue reading

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