Migrating from Ubuntu + ZFS File Server to unRAID

For years I have had a Dell Inspiron 537 with Ubuntu hosting a ZFS RAID 1 file-share. I’ve used it to be a BitTorrent Resilio Sync server, a Plex Media Server, Apache web server, ssh relay and more. But, it started to show its age with Plex. I was content to let it struggle for […]

OpenVPN Troubleshooting

Recently I tried installing and setting up OpenVPN on my home server. I ran into a problem I had had before. Both the installation of the .deb package and the init script would hang. I found the –verbose switch to the /usr/local/openvpn_as/bin/ovpn-init command. it would always hang right after “Generating init scripts auto command”. As […]

Zabbix and Percona

I am staging a Zabbix v3 install and needed to monitor MySQL with Percona. I used the Zabbix Template from this page, and ran into errors: Invalid tag “/zabbix_export/templates/template(1)/items/item(1)”: the tag “snmp_community” is missing. Among others. It looks like the template from Percona is a bit outdated for Zabbix v3. I spent a few hours […]

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