Category Archives: New Toys

Network Upgrades Coming Along

Lets see what I got so far Everything is coming along. Going to have to make things a little bit cleaner. Found a large supermicro I think I can use as a NAS. Weight: 322.4

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First Snow of 2022

Its snowing in our area again I really like being home, with a hot water dispenser, Internet, a supply of snacks, feels cozy. Backups not happening correctly, going to try a source code install. Maybe that will do it. Weight: … Continue reading

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Trying Out Backups

Kind of interesting, but frustrating at the same time, there are some huge gaps on how urbackup works. I read some documetation, but looks like will need to dive deeper. Officially over 320, it was inevitable, eating so much salty … Continue reading

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Rethinking My Backups

Got some decent work on a backup system called urbackup. I installed it on Rocky 9. Preparing to go that route in 2023. Also got LDAP working, some pretty big changes afoot. Still researching options, but liking what is possible. … Continue reading

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Black Friday 2022

Not gonna mention some of the things I got, kids may be reading this, don’t want to spoil Christmas. But stuff for me and the network, it seems like storage is the name of the game. Looks like I got … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2022

Lots of great food today, had fun. Started the day getting ingredients for the family. But relaxed afterwards and just figured out LDAP. I have figured it out in the past, but there are some changes with new distributions. For … Continue reading

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Found a great camera

Just installed the Amcrest 4K PoE Camera AI, product IP8M-T2669EW-AI. This is the best camera I have so far. Not the fact that it is my only 4K, but the view outside at night is pretty stunning. Being a 4K … Continue reading

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Black Friday Deals

Starting to see some great deals. Got another AMD for a new machine. Not sure what I am getting, I should take some time tomorrow to plan. But looking at a nice weekend. May be spending more this year. Weight: … Continue reading

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More Reducing Footprint

There were some 5TB drives on sale at costco. Looking to see if I can use them as backup stores. But I am also looking at reducing my footprint, maybe by moving more stuff into virtual. Right now I am … Continue reading

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Finally Another 15k steps

This was work, and I am hurting, not sure how I am going to feel tomorrow. But I finally did 15k steps (in part of a park run 5k) and finished off RTC in the evening. Feeling sore, also got … Continue reading

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