Raspberry Pi Projects Tech Tutorials

Tutorial: Train Departure Board with Pi, Python and an LCD

In this tutorial I explain how to build a train departures board using a Raspberry Pi, an I2C LCD, Python and the Tokyo Open Data for Public Transportation API.

ESXi FreeNAS iSCSI Tutorials

Tutorial: How to set up iSCSI for ESXi on FreeNAS 11.2

I run a VMware ESXi 6.5 server and wanted to figure out how to create a datastore on my FreeNAS box and connect it by iSCSI.

As it turns out, it’s not very difficult! The FreeNAS web GUI makes it easy to enable iSCSI and set up a storage volume as an iSCSI target, and you can connect it via the ESXi web GUI using software iSCSI.

Keep reading to found out how to set up iSCSi for ESXi on FreeNAS. Leave a comment and let me know if it helped you out!

FreeNAS Tech Tutorials

Tutorial: How to replace a failing drive in FreeNAS 11.2

I’ve replaced aging disks in my FreeNAS box a few times now, and I always document procedures to save time later on. With that in mind, I thought it might help others if I shared the workflow online. So here you go!