Inter-Tech 4U-4408 server case

Inter-Tech 4U-4408 server case

I’ve got yet another Inter-Tech rack mountable server case. I really wanted a few hot swappable disk bays in the front, and buying two removable 4-drive backplanes were more expensive than getting a new case ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

So I sold the 4U-4129-N and moved Alpha into this case instead ๐Ÿ™‚

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Monaโ€™s flowers are blooming!

Monaโ€™s flowers are blooming!

As summer is setting in here in Norway โ€” our garden is becoming filled with colors and flowers. I just grabbed the DSLR camera and macro lens one afternoon and took some photos.

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My home Ethernet wiring

My home Ethernet wiring
Home network, screen shot from the Unifi controller

When we bought our house last year; it had lots of coax and telephone outlets, with conduit in the wall connecting them. I have no use for these outlets, but the wall boxes and conduits can be repurposed for Ethernet cables ๐Ÿ™‚

All Ethernet cables goes to the patch panel in my home office.

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Video solutions for this blog

Video solutions for this blog

I’m not a big fan of embedding YouTube videos, it adds a lot of weight to the page and I have limited control over it. It pulls in all kinds of styles, scripts and fonts from multiple domains. YouTube has a nocookie embed option, which is suppose to be privacy-friendly, but who knows.

So if not YouTube โ€” what then? Vimeo is one option, it costs a few coffees per month. But it has some of the same problems as YouTube, as it also uses an iframe.

So I tried some other solutions.

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Surprice UPS and shutdown test

Surprice UPS and shutdown test
PDU showing error F11; Power Fail

A few days ago; sitting outside โ€” drinking coffee and minding my own business, I received an email from my UPS:

Utility power not available.

2021/06/01 18:38:27

My homelab had lost both power sources ๐Ÿ˜ฎ This whole area had a power outage โ€” a good opportunity to do a UPS and power down test ๐Ÿ˜›

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