Many Many Changes; Downtime

Well, I don’t have time to go into a lot of detail, but I thought I’d give a recap of what’s going on. I went down to Mount Holly, NJ yestserday morning - about a 2-/12 hour drive each way, and picked up a 41U rack for …

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Big Changes to JasonAntman.com

Well, I finally broke down and ordered Optimum Business. Come tomorrow, I’ll be moving from Verizon FiOS residential with a dynamic IP, much blocked (hence jantman.dyndns.org:10011) and 10Mbps down/2Mbps up to Optimum Business with 30 down/5 up, a block of 5 static IPs, and …

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Vyatta Initial Impressions

I’m part-way through the major overhaul of my home network (hosting this blog and everything else jasonantman.com) that I’ve been planning for quite some time. The current hardware is… uh… currently… described on my Hardware page, but I soon plan on ditching the wiki and moving to …

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My Dream Network

On the same thread as the last post, some thoughts on my ideal network, or the hosts on that network:

  • One “gold master” installation/kickstart file of a single chosen distro, with a base set of packages, including site-specific packages. (or something like this implemented in a configuration management system …
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Community Datacenter

I’ve been planning a lot of administrative work lately… I have a few machines that need OS upgrades, my backup system is barely functional (it needs both a new, large disk and a configuration overhaul), and I’m planning a switch to static IP service - which means not only …

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My Birthday!

I happened to be working with some timestamps today and noticed that we’re starting to get into territory like 1234094400. So, being the geek that I am, I wondered when we’d finally hit 1234567890. The answer is 2009-02-13T18:31:30-05:00, which happens to be 18:31:30 …

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