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I try to be smart, sometimes

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Welcome to the New Blog!

Alex's Guardian (the business) and Alex's Blog have now split and are separate websites now. This change was needed so that the business website could be cleaned up and made easier to find business information. Over the next coming weeks/months the blog will be...

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Welcome to the New Blog!

Alex's Guardian (the business) and Alex's Blog have now split and are separate websites now. This change was needed so that the business website could be cleaned up and made easier to find business information. Over the next coming weeks/months the blog...

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Site Upgrade

You might have noticed that portions of my site have been getting updated. I am currently playing around with the Divi theme from Elegant Themes. I have not yet decided on a theme so the website may change a few times before I settle. However, content...

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Server Crash of 2021

Server Crash of 2021

Ended 2020 with a bang in my homelab. Well not an actual bang more like a sudden power cut on my main server. Before we dive into the details, (I am currently typing this while my new OS install is reapplying permissions to all my files). Let's get to...

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Introducing PlexWatchDog

Got Plex running on a Windows machine? Need a script to watch the process and make sure it stays running? Well.. Me too! So I created the PlexWatchDog script! It is 100% written in PowerShell and is completely self contained.. e.g. No modules needed...

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Status Update + Future Projects

If you are a recurring visitor or happen to just browse the site, you may have noticed the absence of current posts. Lets just say I have been a bit busy... I've got some fun projects I have been working on as well as some IRL stuff to handle. I will...

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Site Migration

You may have noticed that both my site Alex's Guardian and the Grafana - Experts Exchange wiki going down a lot recently. Here is why: TL/DR: Migrated both sites from my home hosted web server to a dedicated host. I logged into Cloudflare's dashboard the...

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