OS X 10.10 Wiki Server Crash

Our wiki server vm had a major crash. Our iSCI LUN unexpectedly shutdown corrupting the hard drive. The server would boot, but I could not get wiki service to start. From Terminal wikiadmin would several errors of.. bash-3.2# serveradmin start pg pg:error = <62706c69 …. d5> pg:errorDescription = “The operation couldn’t be completed. (com.apple.servermgrd error 1.)” pg:errorCode […]

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Auto turn off wifi in Mac Labs

We have about 1400 macs and about 3/4 are hard wired to our network.  The rest are on wifi.   I was starting to run out of IPs on some vlans.  This was because students are turning on the wifi.  The ethernet connection has priority but this is still extra devices talking to our WAPs. […]

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Beer to the rescue!

Our indoor system was running great until we brought home some new plants from Sprouts. One of these plants had an unwanted guest. We thought at first aphids were the problem. After adding ladybugs with no results a closer inspection reveled slugs. We where not expecting this because Colorado does not have slugs. After some […]

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The IBC has arrived!

Our IBC tote for our outdoor aquaponics setup arrived today! Used only once to transport agave nectar. Bonus was about 3/4 of a gallon of nectar left in the tote and easily captured. Should be good for home brewing

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Our Inside Aquaponics Setup

So Morgan and I wanted to get our hands wet trying Aquaponics before investing in a large outside system.   I found a used 55 gallon aquarium on Craigslist for cheap and built around it.   If this setup works well, I will replace the plastic tub with a longer wooden box to fit closer to the […]

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