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Revision as of 12:15, 22 March 2013

Snares is a server residing in the CSL Machine Room that is currently being configred to provide storage services from the Apocalypse storage array.

Technical Specifications

Server Type Hardware type::HP Proliant DL385 G2
CPU 2x AMD Opteron 2218 Dual-Core @ 2.6GHz
RAM 16GB
Hard Disks 4x 146GB 2.5in 10K SAS, RAID 5
OS Gentoo Linux
Firmware A09
iLO Firmware 2.01
Purchase Date November 2006

History

snares, also known as top, franklin, and xray at various points in the past, was originally not given a name. Previously, when this server was called franklin, it was the mail server for the lab and was named after Benjamin Frankin, the first U.S. Postmaster General. However, mail was moved to a virtual machine of the same name. Consequently, when this server was re-purposed as a Sun Ray server for the APCS lab, it was renamed xray.

Finally the server acquired the name snares, after the Snares Penguin, and served as a part of the VM cluster running first Xen and then KVM.