How to decommission a server and re-use it for other uses

How to do the same thing over and over again is how to keep a server running for years without the cost of upgrading it or taking it apart.The good news is that you can make a server completely self-sufficient with a few steps.The bad news is it takes time and effort.In this article, I…

Published by admin inAugust 18, 2021
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How to do the same thing over and over again is how to keep a server running for years without the cost of upgrading it or taking it apart.

The good news is that you can make a server completely self-sufficient with a few steps.

The bad news is it takes time and effort.

In this article, I will outline how to decompose a server that you need to get online again, how to install the necessary software and how to connect it to the Internet, all from the comfort of your own home.

You will also learn how to set up and configure a static IP address on your server and set up your DHCP server so that the servers can access the Internet over your private network.

The server needs a good backup server, too, but it doesn’t matter.

You don’t need to keep it running, either.

Just take it apart, make it work again and put it back together again.

If you don’t have the time to do this, you can simply replace the hardware with an older, less capable model.

And if you don