Using an HP Z420 as a 20TB Plex Server

On a budget, I believe there is no better bang-for-buck Plex server than loading up an old HP Z-series workstation with a solid Xeon CPU and six internal hard drives. My journey with Plex started on a humble iMac with an external USB 3.0 hard drive back around 2014 or so. That turned into a […]

Launching a Dell R610’s iDRAC 6 Virtual Console with Java 8

I was setting up an old Dell PowerEdge R610 server in my home lab this week and kept getting an error message from Java 8 after I attempted to launch the Virtual Console Client from its iDRAC 6 Enterprise card: Unable to launch the application. I narrowed the issue down to the disabled algorithms in […]