So lately I’ve been playing a lot with ansible. It makes administrating close to 20 servers a real breeze! Come Patch Tuesday, you never know if reboots will be required on a server. I took a bit of inspiration from this ansible script and tweaked it a bit to reboot the servers…

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2015-07-29 02.27.46

Well, upgrading to Windows 10 on the Surface Pro 3 turned out to be way more complicated than I thought it would be.  I guess if I were to expand the title of this post, it would be: The Story of How I Upgraded to Windows 10 on the Surface…

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I’ve been manually querying an active directory server using LDAP a lot recently to test filters and such, and it gets tiring to type in, edit, or even paste really the really long commands needed to use the ldapsearch tool from the command line.

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raid

With the development of HDHomeRun DVR progressing at full steam and the kickstarter funded, I decided I needed a centralized repository to store my media collection on. I decided to build a RAID 5 to hold my Plex library, archived video/photo editing work, and future DVR storage. I built the RAID array on an Ubuntu…

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