Got the 6805 working on server 2022.
Install the latest driver for the 6805 and also maxview storage manager.
installed ok, drives detected.
Reboot the system and get device failed to start error.
Found disabling and re-enabling the device in device manager fixed the issue and the drives are...
they are good, not too noisy.
Correct there is no onboard console, however you only need to run the unifi server when you want to make changes to the switch or log data. It will work perfectly fine without.
Otherwise they have an edge version of most switches which has onboard console. Just not...
Your rack is definitely on the very flimsy side, I would not load the top up anymore because the uprights will twist and fail, bringing the whole thing down like Jenga.
Looks like a Chinese version of a comms rack.
If you have a a thunderbolt 3 port available you could get either a Sonnet or a QNAP adapter.
Both use the Aquantia chip (now owned by Marvell)
I can confirm the SFP-10GSR-85 model works with Intel and Ubiquiti gear. OM3 LC/LC runs up to 65m no problems here. Have not tested longer runs but whatever they are rated to they should do no problems.
I use an APC 1500 with 2x 100amp SLA batteries in series (24volts). I get about 1.5hrs out of it before low battery shutdown. Been using this setup for 15 years with no issue. If you don't want to cut holes in a brand new ups, I took the front off the ups and connected the external batteries...
If I was doing this and I didn't want to spend the $$ on server grade motherboards, I would get a KVM over IP device and if I wanted power and reset control, I would use an hobby grade micro controller board such as the ESP32 or an Arduino UNO with Ethernet, write a program to accept remote...