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Just got the rails for the hp server

specs:
big ass rack I got for $50, stupidly spend $80 on casters
48 port patch panel that came with 1/2 the ports pre-wired with some cable that says cat6+
24 port negear smart switch that I got for $25, only complaint is loud fans
shelf for things, planning on getting/making another to screw non-rackmount things like the router and modem to
motorolla docsis modem
netgear router with dd-wrt
hp dl380 g5 acting as a whatever until I can fill it up with 1tb reds and 32gb ram
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Motorolla modem
Dell PowerEdge 1950 16 GB 2 CPUs running VMware ESXi
One NIC on the PowerEdge connects to my modem and is bound to a m0n0wall VM
The other NIC is connected to an uplink port on my Extreme Networks Summit x250 48t switch
My switch is doing all layer 3 routing between my servers, permanent machines, client machines, and a few other VLANs, everything tagged on the port going to the ESXi server
Some shitty NetGear AP
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>>46954289
Forgot picture. Kind of outdated, I don't use the Juniper firewall because it was a huge piece of shit. And I don't use the 24 port switch because it can't do ipfowarding (I was unaware of that when I purchased it)
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Nice kit, what you gonna use it for?
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>>46954475
>porn
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How cheap can you get FB-DIMMs for the HP?
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>poorfagging it up

Maybe one day I will get server rack, and be useful to this thread ;_;
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What do you need a 48 port switch for if you are only using 3 or 4 of those ethernet ports?
>only complaint is loud fans
Servers.
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>>46955029
I completely agree, I have to get around to getting a 24 port switch. I think Extreme has 8 port switches as well, but I would feel more comfortable with a 24 port one.

Since it's doing routing it has to be a x250 rather than an x150. I had an x450 before and it couldn't do routing either. Why the x250 can and the ones two steps up from it can't is beyond me.
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>>46954616
they're relatively cheap (for DDR2) on ebay
I think a 32gb kit goes for $100
>>46954475
many things
nas
vm things
plex
maybe I'll put a gpu in it and play games
>>46955029
48 port patch panel I got because I could, I got it along with the switch and a bunch of ethernet cables for $35 at a enterprise recycling place
I wanted to have future proofing with the switch, and since I had a rack I wanted to have a rackmountable switch instead of those consumer switches
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>>46955228
Well I guess a free 48 port is better than an 8 port for $20. I'm not being crass, just curious.
I picked up a shitload of server equipment on Craigslist for free once, got a lot of learning experience with it. Not only did I see a tape drive for the first time in the flesh, but got to fuck around with it too.

These things are impossible to get rid of by the way.
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Casters are good. Here's my rack.
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>>46955567
What the fuck is that?
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>>46955654
4 post rack I mounted a tv on the side of. Has all the home network behind it. Ps3, cable box, surround sound. It rolls into a cubby in the wall.
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>>46955790
how do you mount stuff like modems and routers? do you just use shelves?
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>>46955946
Was on a shelf but I moved them to a blank plate with velcro.
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>>46956041
those just-the-right-length cables are giving me a major hardon
thanks for the advice
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http://sfconservancy.org/news/2015/mar/05/vmware-lawsuit/

Daily reminder that if VMWare loses this case, ESXi could go GPLv2.
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>>46956054

>tfw company you work for wont let you be this neat
>tfw your home servers are 10 smaller in size, and a lot neater

I actually dont work as server administrator but I can only imagine.
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>>46956219
>company you work for wont let you be this neat
do they hate orginization/people with OCD?

>>46956041
what kind of thing are all the cables going in to? is it some sort of magical patch panel/keystone jack thing?
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>>46956237

Like I said I don't actually work for one, but the horror stories I hear on /g/ once in a while, I feel sympathize for them.
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So tell me why you neets need servers
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>>46956276
for me it's mostly a fun hobby/job training
you never know when vm deployment or cable management could get you a job
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>>46956276
I have a colocated box that runs a web server, a couple of media streaming servers, a DNS server (not a resolver) for my domains, an IRC server for a network my friends and I run, a Tor node, a VPN endpoint, and Transmission for torrents, and it's all in FreeBSD, separated in jails and backed on ZFS on server-grade HDDs. I also use it as my irssi+tmux+mosh jumpbox for IRC.
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>>>46956041 (You)
>what kind of thing are all the cables going in to? is it some sort of magical patch panel/keystone jack thing?

That's exactly what it is.
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>>46956340
>a DNS server
so you can register your own domains? How hard is it to get one setup?
>>46956565
but what is it called?
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>>46956578
Oh wow, keystone patch panel.
http://www.monoprice.com/Product?c_id=105&cp_id=10516&cs_id=1051603&p_id=7260&seq=1&format=2
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>>46956652
thanks m8
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>>46956666
I really thought you had it figured out. I got my cables, shelf, and blank panel there too.
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>>46956578
>so you can register your own domains? How hard is it to get one setup?
No, you dumb nigger. You buy domains at the registrar like anyone else, but then set the nameserver records to point at your DNS server instead of using the registrar's DNS services. Then you use BIND or similar to manage your own zone files.
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>>46956701
Not recommended for the average dumb nigger.
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>>46953952
>netgear

lol
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>>46956159
Its about time the freetards get on it. Why they let VMware abuse the GPL for this long is beyond me
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>>46956701
why the fuck would you host your own DNS server on a shit tier home connection?
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>>46956939
see
>>46956340
"colocated"
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>>46956939
>im fucking plying
It's on an unthrottled gigabit WAN port in a secure datacenter less than 5ms of latency from the biggest carrier hotel in the midwest.
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Current stack of crap
>Literal toaster box
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>>46956975
>Home Server Thread
>talking shit about colo
What is wrong with you?
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>2015
>watchguard

it is called a Cisco ASA, don't fuck it up this time
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>>46957037
Yeah you couldn't pay me to use a watchguard firebox again. SonicWall 1260 under $100 all day long.
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Cisco 2651 32F/128MB
Cisco Catalyst 2950T-24

IBM xSeries 346 3.0 Xeon
IBM xSeries 336 2.8 Xeon

Not shown: Cisco Aironet 1230G
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>>46957400
nice setup but do yourself and your gear a favor, clean that bitch up
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>>46957427

I'm Getting rid of the homemade 2 post and building a square hole rack to mount the servers in (I just got them last week) throwing out all the fucking desktops now that I have rack mountable stuff.
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Why don't you put some of this hardware to work and resize these jpegs?
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>>46957443

Still using that 800x600 monitor?
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>all these people have houses
>I'm sitting here in a shitty, cramped apartment with low water pressure, and my landlord forbids dogs
Fuck, I need a place that I own.
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My server actually took a shit over the weekend and I'm not really sure I care enough to revive it.

>One drive failure
>RAID 5
>All data somehow lost
>Gee, well that sucks
>Rebuild array with drive replaced
>6 drive RAID 10
>15 minutes later
>Controller disables array
>One drive out of sync
>Remove drive
>Re-enable array
>15 minutes later
>Raid controller: I DISABLED IT AGAIN OLOL

Shitty e200i smart array controller has never been reliable. I even wonder if the drives I pulled were really bad but I don't have anything else to test them with. I might buy up an IBM tower and work with that instead.
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>>46957685
this is why I don't trust my hp's p800 or whatever it has
iLO has been bugging me about one of the battery's being low on charge, and I'm not sure if the notice won't go away or it is still happening
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>>46957685
Hardware RAID sucks, especially with cheap cards. It's almost always worth the CPU load penalty to go software RAID, at least with Linux or anything that uses ZFS.
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>>46957715

Yeah that would be the write cache battery. Its probably still an issue, but the controller will just not use the cache for risk of data loss.

>>46957720

That's part of why I don't think I want to keep the server around. It has no JBOD mode so even if I did use, say, ZFS it wouldn't have direct access to any of the drives.
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>>46957768
>Yeah that would be the write cache battery. Its probably still an issue, but the controller will just not use the cache for risk of data loss.
I'm going to try and crack one open and see if I can replace the cells
what sucks with some servers is they're meant to have a raid card and there's no on board sata/sas
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>>46957793

Yeah, server hardware is generally limited in scope in regards to what is really feasible to use. In my case, the controller is embedded with the option to add on a better card. I'm just thankful the write cache is serviceable. Even the battery can just be swapped out (which seems to be a frequent thing with this server...I almost considered rigging a bigger battery to the write cache in hopes it lasts longer).
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>>46957888
do any of you guys know if these should have bulges on them?
they also appear to not be openable by normal plebs

I'm also drawing a blank as to what version of sas connector goes out the back
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>>46958009

The batteries themselves are non-serviceable. But they are parts you can purchase and replace with other ones.

The bulging doesn't seem anything unusual, but the batteries are always on charge during their life cycle and so if they no longer hold adequate charge its probably at least partially related to wear.
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>>46958093
>The bulging doesn't seem anything unusual, but the batteries are always on charge during their life cycle and so if they no longer hold adequate charge its probably at least partially related to wear.

http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/ProLiant-Servers-ML-DL-SL/DL380-G5-P800-Battery-Replacement/td-p/5971477#.VP-tBfnF-0s

I don't know the last time they were replaced but it seems like a good time to do so
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>>46958009
>>46958093

Also, the connectors out the back are mini-SAS.
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>>46958093
>The batteries themselves are non-serviceable.
/diy/ here, that's what HP wants you to think
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>>46958268

Well of course you can try it. But when in the realm of IT it would be wholly impractical to try. Most often you'd have a warranty or service contract to fall back on, and that's why they're non-serviceable because it wouldn't make sense normally.

But I'd imagine most of /g/ with servers have them from second-hand sources or if they did buy new with limited or expired warranties, so all bets are off.
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>>46958339
>But I'd imagine most of /g/ with servers have them from second-hand sources or if they did buy new with limited or expired warranties, so all bets are off.
yeah, this thing is way out of warranty
I've got the cash to buy replacements but I want to try to replace them
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>>46958379
forgot image
rip nylon spudger, you had a good 6 month run of service
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>>46957768
>no JBOD mode
Just move the cables to the SATA headers on the motherboard, right?
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>>46954400
>I don't use the Juniper firewall because it was a huge piece of shit
pfsense?
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>>46958638
>SATA

No, they're all SAS hard drives and there is a single SATA port on the motherboard. So it doesn't really work like that in this case.
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>>46958676
Oh, I guess you could get a non-RAID SAS HBA or a better card that does JBOD. The Adaptec 5405 is good, powerful, and can be had cheaply on eBay.

http://www.adaptec.com/en-us/support/raid/sas_raid/sas-5405/
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Can anyone tell me about colocation? I'm interested in building something with a ton of storage, all it would need is a good connection and I'd be set.
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Heard that this was the home server thread. Just need to set up a new server for my wife
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>having a server

why

what the hell do you need a server for?
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>>46960834
Colocation does not include managed services, so make sure you figure out how to use your server's out of band management tools before you ship it off.
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>>46960943
>practicing with vm's/cable management
>backup
>web server
>file server
>media server
>torrent box
>game server
>e-mail server
think of anything you do on the internet
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>>46960943
because fuck you
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>>46960943
For a sufficiently advanced Linux user, the difference between a server and a desktop is the presence of keyboard, mouse, soundcard, monitor, and GPU. Most of my "home server" stuff I do by SSHing into my desktop.
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>>46960973
Forgive my ignorance, would managed services include power-cycling?
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>>46960992
>practice playing with cables
lol
>backup
use an external hdd and/or dont be a retard
>web server
do you have a website?
>file server
see 'backup'
>media server
see 'backup'
>torrent box
you need a server to download dvd/cd rips?
>game server
no one wants to play on your shitty minecraft server
>email server
just use normal email and dont be an unorganized fuck
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>>46961046
No. They'll do that for you gratis usually.

>>46961095
>single external HDD for backup
RAID or tapes please.
>do you have a website?
Who doesn't? It takes like ten minutes to learn enough HTML to make one and then throw up nginx or lighttpd.
>file server
Useful for sharing to other systems. Sneakernet is for niggers.
>media server
see 'file server'
>torrent box
Yes, servers can be handy for torrenting, especially with Transmission-web, Deluge-web, or rutorrent.
>game server
Running private servers is fun, people do it for LAN parties and the like.
>just use THE CLOUD XD for email you weirdo
Running my own mail server is one of the most rewarding things I do with computers. I run it on a VPS instead of a home server since I have a dynamic Comcast IP that's probably been blacklisted for a decade. Your social pressure tactics have no meaning here.
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It's not much, but this is my FreeNAS machine for all my media storage and torrenting. Also feeds my OpenELEC NUC for my TV.
Dual core celeron with 8gb of RAM and 3x3tb WD Reds.
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>>46957715

It's still happening. Replace the battery.

Not that the array will stop working I'd you don't, it just takes a performance hit.

Also, the e200i is shit. Get a p400 or p410.

I'm considering replacing my micro server g8 with a pair of ml310e g8s, because ram. 32gb per node is enough, 16 is not.
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I just built my file server and got it running the other night. Just made out of PC parts I had around the house. Running Ubuntu 12.04.5 server and have 5 x 2tb raidz zfs
I have 4x HP g3 servers in the shed that I haven't had a play with yet will when I move and setup a rack
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PowerMac G5
>2x 2GHz IBM 970MPs
>ATi Radeon 9600 Pro
>4GB RAM
>160GB HDD
>1TB HDD
>1.5TB HDD
>4TB HDD
>2 port FireWire 400 PCI card
>2 port GbE PCI-X card
>Mac OS X 10.5.8 Server

Uses
>file server (media, streaming PS2 games, etc)
>NetBoot server
>NetInstall server
>web server
>torrents
>compiling
>BOINC
>mail server
>router

I also use it as a workstation, which is the primary reason it's running Mac OS X instead of FreeBSD.

I've got an IBM x3455 in the mail
>2x 2.3GHz quad core Opteron 2356
>24GB ECC RAM
>160GB HDD

I'm going to upgrade it with two 146GB 15000RPM HDDs in a RAID0 array and install KVM.
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>>46960918
underrated post
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>>46961663
i like the management console
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>>46955007
>tfw we have a perfectly functional server rack in the company basement
>It's not in use, and could easily carry a UPS and 10 servers/swtiches
>It's going to be thrown out next week, and I'm not allowed to go gibsme,.dat on it

Hold me... ;_;
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Now THAT is a grainy ass picture.
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>>46956237
>>46956219
>>46956251

If it wasn't because I'm supposed to be working right now, I would go upstairs and grab a picture of our cross field.
It's nightmare tier.
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Asrock E3C226D2I
i3 4130
Kingtson 16gb ECC
Nas4Free ZFS Raid
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>>46961663

>Using tablet

What do you use the tablet for exactly? In general managing the NAS server? I was thinking of buying cheap tablet to do something similar.
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>>46964204
Fuck it. Somebody dun goof'd with a printer, so I had to pass by anyway.
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>>46964354
Is this like server version of spaghetti falling out of pockets?
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>>46964365
It's the "Oh shit a switch just toasted, and I have 56 people screaming at me to fix it! FUCK ORGANIZATION AND CONNECT EVERYTHING!" version. We have to clean it up at some time, but it's just one of those assignments that keeps getting pushed ahead.
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>>46964393
Ah I see.
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>tfw i desperately want to host a public xmpp server from my home

kek, i'm gonna go dumpsterdiving and try to find something once my local schools close for the summer
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>>46964488
you and me both.
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>>46964393

Welcome to the endless backlog
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>>46964463
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MAN, THEM 8TB HDDS...
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>>46964169
That is fucked up
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compiling asterisks 13 on centos 7 atm. anybody got experience with free telephony?
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>>46964169
where u at bruh
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>>46954400
What exactly does it mean for a firewall to not be able to do ipforwarding?
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>>46964803
Bump for answer; genuinely curious
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Zotac ID18

Had an old ocz 60gb ssd lying around so only had to buy some ram. Got 2x4TB hooked up to it and use it to watch movies/series on my television, stream to television upstairs and back up all my shit, torrenting etc.

Bretty gud
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>>46965118
Forgot pic
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>>46964803
>>46964970

Oh whoops, I forgot this is the faux-technology board
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>>46965455
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=what+is+port+forwarding

Kill yourself
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>>46956041
This actually looks so cool.
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>>46953952
>dl380 g5

Nice space heater you got there.
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>>46965553
this is thread people with jobs

please go away as you are lowering the thread tone for our real clientele
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>>46965568
>Second hand DL380 G5
>People with jobs

Where are they hiding?
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>>46965586
sorry, i can't hear over the sound of how poor you are
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>>46965592
No no, that's the fans on that second hand piece of junk you're using.

>G5
>2006-2009
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who /hobo/ here

-Athlon 3000+
-1,5 GB Ram
-80 GB+120 GB Raid
-CentOS 7
-1,5 MS/s
-chinese router
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>>46965607
Go be jealous of his chassis somewhere else.
>gobeaniggersomewhereelse.png
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>>46965607
380 G5s are mostly only loud when they're booting.

As for my own server:
IBM x3550 Type 7978 with 2 Xeon X5450, 20GB RAM, 2x146GB drives for the OS in RAID 1 and 2x1TB for data. It's a really loud space heater.
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>>46965553
it works well as one
I had it in my room for awhile and even with the window open in the winter my room stayed a toasty 75
mind you I had a stress test running on it
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>Supermicro PDSMU
>4GB ECC DDR2
>4x2TB in RAID1
>Intel PCI-e NIC for m-muh link aggregation
>CentOS 6.6

Used for RADIUS AAA, DNS caching, DLNA, seedbox, webhost, L2TP/IPSec VPN, and [email protected]
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>>46955007
You think you're cheap, look at my IRC server.
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>>46964169
Find it at your local dump and reclaim it, or at the dumpster after it's thrown out, etc.
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Server: HP ML350 Gen8 V2 - 16GB RAM, 4TB SATA + 500GB SATA.

Switch: Cisco SG 200 18 Port Managed Gigabit (non-PoE)

Phone: Cisco 7961

Server OS: VMWare ESXI 5.5

Primary uses:
Seedbox (160 current active seeding torrents), rate limited to 200KB/sec.
Various pfSense OpenVPN firewalls connected to Access mode VLAN ports on the switch, so I can just plug my pc into a different port to mask what country I am coming from.
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So /g/, say I want to have my own server.

I will use it for file storage (music, movies, photos) so I'll lots of easy extendable space. Something that can be shared and stored in the house. Several people including friends and family will be using this.

I will also want to use it for a web server to host a site for myself, plus git repos and everything else I might fancy.

Do I build something with PC parts, or can I purchase a used server? (rackmountable preferably)
I'd really love to have something professional, professional as in a prebuilt business server.

What models to look for?
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>>46961663
Best pic of the thread!
Does the server just run FreeNAS?
And why the Reds? Do they have better write speeds, or read?
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>>46972587
Get a rack mount case and build in it. I have 11 disks in mine not counting USB. Probably have $1200 in the system.
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>>46964354
holy fug mang
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>>46972725
That's also a good option. What rack mount case do you use?
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>>46970633
what irc you run on it? ratbox?
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>>46972825
One I got for free about 10 years ago, so fuck if I know. It's heavy duty as shit though. Pictured above with TV rack.
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HP Proliant DL380 G5 for 100bucks worth it?
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>>46972825
http://www.frys.com/product/7994480?site=sr:SEARCH:MAIN_RSLT_PG
>>46973703
Yeah I would think so.
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Storage server I just made from old hard drives+RAID card, new PSU+case, used mobo+CPU+RAM.
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Whats the cheapest server rack that will hold 8 - 2u servers?
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>>46974066
10* - 2u

I've been thinking about building my own as well. Anyone else done this?
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>>46974066
>Whats the cheapest server rack that will hold 8 - 2u servers?
plywood of your own construction
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>>46974066
I would look on CL, sometimes you can get a nice one for 50-100.
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it does what i want. esxi machine with a 6tb red for a nas and 1tb black for hosts. 16gb of ram isnt enough though, will probably go to 32 and maybe an ssd in future
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>>46973995
Thanks. Unfortunately in my (tiny) country there's a nearly nonexisting market for this kind of stuff.
But recently I found something.

What about a x3650 IBM with 2x Xeon E5420 and 50GB ram for 350 USD?

(somewhat non-adjusted value: 426 USD)
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>>46974099
>6tb red
is that a single drive?
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>>46970633
The pc in my pic was 15 bucks, and don't get me wrong I had a former rpi server, but that is going back as onion pi router in a little bit.
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>>46974256
ya nothin beats cheapass old comps that are used
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>>46974099
That a TS140? How are they?
Been hearing stories about them being the new G7 Microserver in terms of a cheap tower server.

Currently only have a single G7 Microserver running ESXi with 16GB RAM, does the job but need more.
Got a TS140 and another N40L on order, thinking of switching to Hyper-V and try clustering.

Networking-wise aside from the usual ISP combo-router I have an old Cisco Aironet 1100 AP and a SOHO 97 Router and have no idea if there's anything useful to do with either
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>>46961095
normies, everyone.
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>>46974307
I am hoping to get lucky when school is out and they throw away the old computers.
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>>46974311
Do the Microservers have hardware RAID?
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Newfag here and a little lost,how i can rent a connection only? For example: home connection running at 1 mb/s
Servers running at 100 mb/s basically for host websites and gameservers and more w/ a dedicated ip i mean
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>>46974184
yes its a single drive

>>46974311
i like it so far, very quiet. its the xeon one so quad core but no hyperthreading, but meh i dont really use much of the cpu anyways. only one ethernet port so do your research if you want to add another one since esxi doesnt like anything. esxi also doesnt recognize the usb 3.0 controller so all of the ports are 2.0 only which sucks.

im thinking of going to hyper-v just to try it out, but i just dont want to have to set up all my shit again
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>>46974345
>get lucky
get in with the IT admin there

don't make it luck
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Sorry for the shitty cellphone pic.

Up here is a thinkcentre that runs pfsense. On the pfsense box I run snort, squid, unbound, ntopng.

The other box is a FreeBSD 10.1-p6 server.

[[email protected]]:/home/user> service -e
/etc/rc.d/hostid
/etc/rc.d/zvol
/etc/rc.d/hostid_save
/etc/rc.d/zfs
/etc/rc.d/cleanvar
/etc/rc.d/ip6addrctl
/etc/rc.d/devd
/etc/rc.d/newsyslog
/etc/rc.d/syslogd
/etc/rc.d/dmesg
/etc/rc.d/virecover
/etc/rc.d/motd
/etc/rc.d/ntpd
/usr/local/etc/rc.d/ataidle
/usr/local/etc/rc.d/samba_server
/usr/local/etc/rc.d/webmin
/usr/local/etc/rc.d/mysql-server
/usr/local/etc/rc.d/minidlna
/etc/rc.d/sshd
/usr/local/etc/rc.d/apache24
/etc/rc.d/sendmail
/etc/rc.d/cron
/etc/rc.d/mixer
/etc/rc.d/gptboot
/etc/rc.d/bsnmpd
/etc/rc.d/bgfsck
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>>46974403
the FreeBSD box is my main network fileserver, stores all my media, runs OwnCloud, is responsible for motion detection on 3 security cameras, and probably some other shit that I can't think of right now. It also pulls backups via rsync from all my other boxes and does nightly backups of my website.
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>>46974403
>squid
muh nigga
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>>46974366
No they don't, its software only and as such ESXi completely ignores it
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This question isn't directly related to home servers, but more so tangentially related.

I'm in a University halls of residence, with their wifi being the only way for internet access.
Unfortunately, the subnet computers get put on seem completely unrelated to the wireless access point used to connect, so I cannot have my laptop and desktop talk to each other, as well as the computers of the people near me. Dealing with USB drives to transfer files around is a fucking pain in the ass, so I want to transfer it over wifi.

So my question is, can I set up a routerless subnet between all of the computers over wifi so they can all talk to each other, and still have the connection with the university router up?
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>>46974521
no
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>>46974521
buy a cheap used router or hub and setup your own network between your comps ya dumb dumb
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>>46974521
So your computer and laptop are sitting on different networks determined by the Access Point.

Are you able to ping or otherwise communicate with the gateway used by your laptop while on your computer?
If so you could set a route so any traffic from one network gets pushed to the gateway of the other
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>>46974621
>Are you able to ping or otherwise communicate with the gateway used by your laptop while on your computer?
No. I can't even ping the desktop's gateway from it. They probably don't respond to ICMP, or don't respond to packets on that address.
$ ip route show
default via X.Y.183.1 dev wlp2s0 metric 303
X.Y.183.0/24 dev wlp2s0 proto kernel scope link src X.Y.183.231 metric 303
$ ping -c 3 X.Y.183.1
PING X.Y.183.1 (X.Y.183.1) 56(84) bytes of data.

--- X.Y.183.1 ping statistics ---
3 packets transmitted, 0 received, 100% packet loss, time 2008ms


>>46974598
But will I be able to be a part of that network and the universities network at the same time?
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>>46974521
get a patch cable
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>>46974846
Yeah, that works for my computer and laptop, but running an Ethernet cable between my computer and other people's computers isn't really viable.
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>>46974799
It's on purpose you dingus, it is for security.

And no, you yourself are not going to be able to get around it
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>>46974880
Yes I know.
That's why I'm trying to create my own private network, separate from theirs.
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>>46974903
good luck with that, you don't seem to understand the concept of subnetting.

your university probably has a class B block so if you are lucky everyone has an actual public IP and not just a private one. in which case, yes it is possible to do what you want but i sure as shit am not going to tell you how. use google kid, even then if the firewall knows what its doing you will still get issues
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Here's my server. An IBM x3550. Current specs:

2x 146GB SAS Drives
1x Xeon 1.86 dual core
16GB DDR2 memory

I plan on upgrading the processor and putting a second proc in there. The hard drives I might upgrade to two 300GB SAS drives, and I need to get a remote management card for it.
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>>46975121
dear lord I don't think I could stand the noise of a 1U server
my HP is 2U and it's pretty loud on startup, but fairly quiet when running
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>>46977273
can always replace the fans lel
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