May 17, 2020   homelab   nas   plex   raidz   server   storage   zfs  
I’ve been working on filling all the bays in my Fractal Node 804 case for months now. I actually filled it awhile ago, but accidentally killed 4 out of 5 brand-new WD drives by using the wrong SATA po...
August 19, 2019   docker   homelab   server   unifi   usg   unifi security gateway   network   networking  
As a homelab enthusiast and datahoarder, my network is not what most people would consider "normal". I have needs...or at least I have created needs that I have to find a solution for. After a year of...
July 02, 2019   docker   homelab  
I have a love/hate relationship with v2tec/watchtower. I love that it will auto-update my containers, keeping all my configs and cleaning up my old images. I hate that it doesn't handle dependent cont...
June 13, 2019   backups   bash   homelab   scripting   scripting tidbits   server   storage  
Every day my server runs a backup script, uploading any new files and changes to Google Drive. Here's the (sanitized) script: Things to note: I have a gigabit fiber home internet connection, so bandw...
May 28, 2019   homelab   nas   server   storage  
Alas, the $80 10TB drives will not materialize anytime soon. Amazon cancelled all orders, and appear to have issued $20 conciliatory gift cards in apology. I spent a few minutes on a support chat tryi...