Dell R210II - $229.99 OBO

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klammore

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I really don't need anymore of these... I love these cheap little boxes though, think I've bought like 12 of them from this seller. Ended up selling a few to friends and co-workers.
 

Churchill

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Got a $140 offer on 2 of them, let's see if they take it. I'm looking at a pair of redundant firewalls myself.
 

Magnet

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I offered $155 on one of the V2/8GB and got it. I needed a box quick for a project.
Is the DRAC in this compatible with any other models of PowerEdges?
 

pricklypunter

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The iDRAC6 is compatible with most of the 11th Gen PowerEdge Servers, but obviously check your exact model first before assuming :)
 

Churchill

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Bough 2 of them for $150 and got them to lower shipping on the 16GB models. This will work well for my dual PFSense Firewall build out.
 

Robert Fontaine

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With these little guys are you adding your own card and going with zfs or using the existing card and sticking with 2TB drives?

I have been waffling between being cheap and thinking about 8- 2TB drive in a zfs2 pool (12TB should last me a while but the damn vms fill up disk space)... OR collecting 8-8TB drives slowly and building up an array that will last a few years. (48TB seems like it should be impossible for me to fill)... Good sense has me thinking I should go with 4TB drives but I was not gifted with much in the way of good sense when it come to computer gear.
 

Magnet

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My FreeNAS box is a repurposed i7-2600K, 16GB RAM, LSI 92xx card, boot drive and 5x8TB WD Reds. Been solid and uptime in the months.

This r210ii is for a FreePBX for an office project. It’s complete overkill for the amount of phones/calls, but I wanted some sort of server with DRAC to fill the need. I ended up with the server, rails from Dell, a new front plate and an SSD for under $350. Doing burn ins over the weekend then I’ll finish it.