ADRIAN’S BLOG

Ramblings of an IT geek

FreeNAS0 – Config 1 (not so long)

Version 1 of this blog was going to be a long and winding affair that went through re-configuring FreeNAS0 with all the config from FreeNAS1, MANUALLY. The more I thought about what needed to be changed, the more I began to think saving the config from FreeNAS1 and uploading to FreeNAS0 was the right approach. Sure, I knew this would cause some problems (such as networking and passwords) but I decided it was the lesser of two evils, a bit like my vote in today’s General Election!

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LimeSurvey FreeBSD Jail

I’ve blogged about my use of LimeSurvey before (here and here and probably a few other places too), but I’d been using it in a ubuntu VM via a Docker container as I hadn’t seen a guide for running a LimeSurvey jail using iocage on FreeBSD, or specifically my FreeNAS box.

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FreeNAS0 – Build 1

No, my Supermicro motherboard still hasn’t arrived, so I can’t really start the build, but I did manage to allay one of the fears I had about the internal WD drives.

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FreeNAS0 – Parts

They’ve started to arrive! Unfortunately, the motherboard that everything connects to isn’t going to arrive until around the 13 December, so I’ll just have a pile of parts in the corner of my office until it does!

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FreeNAS0

My new FreeNAS0 build started today, or at least the first few components were ordered online! I’ve been planning this for some months, so quite an exciting first step which I hope to complete before the end of the year!

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elementary OS 5 Juno

A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away… Well, maybe not quite that dramatic, but back in 2016 when I started this blog it was talking about installing Linux on an old MacBook Air. That turned out to be elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki, but earlier this year a new version of elementary OS was released – 5 Juno. Time to upgrade?

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