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I have one main server, and one NAS for backup.

Main Server

Hardware:

  • Case:
    ProCase RK4380G
  • Motherboard:
    AsRock X99 Extreme4
  • CPU:
    Intel Xeon E5-1620
  • RAM:
    16GB DDR4
  • GPU:
    Asus GeForce GT710 (only handles giving console access when needed)
  • Storage:
    OS:  256GB Crucial MX300 (periodic backups)
    Website hosting: 250GB Samsung 840 EVO SSD (periodic backups)
    Programs: 2x 3TB Western Digital Red (RAID 1)
    Storage: 2x 2TB Western Digital Black, 4x 4TB Western Digital Red (RAID 1, in pairs)
  • OS:
    Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials (64 bit)

Roles:

  • Domain Controller (Active Directory)
  • File Storage
  • DNS Server
  • Remote Desktop Web Access
  • Remote Desktop Gateway
  • Web Server (IIS)
  • MySQL Server (web and application databases)
  • Monitorr (services monitor)
  • IRC Bouncer (ZNC)
  • Plex Server (media management)
  • Jackett (search index aggregation)
  • Downloader (UseNet, NZB, uTorrent)
  • Radarr (Movie monitoring)
  • Sonarr (TV Show monitoring)
  • HeadPhones (Music monitoring)

 

NAS

I have an old QNap TS-420 handling my backups. Windows Server does it’s own bare-metal recovery to it, and I deltacopy the important files across weekly. Nice and simple.


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