Administration - Games

Articles in this section describe basic administration tasks with a focus on Games.

Epic Games Launcher - Multiple System Images

This article describes steps necessary to mitigate extra administrative work when using the Epic Games Launcher with Multiple System Images.

Updating Games, Apps, or Other Software with ggRock (from a ggRock VM)

This article describes the general procedure for updating games, apps, or other software when using ggRock, using a ggRock VM.

Updating Games, Apps, or Other Software with ggRock (from a Physical Machine)

This article describes the general procedure for updating games, apps, or other software when using ggRock, using a physical machine.

Recommended Game Launcher Configuration

This article describes recommended game launcher configuration when installing to your games drive.

ggRock Games Recommended Configuration

This article describes recommended configuration of games when installing them to your Games drive.

Using a single ggRock Game Image with Multiple System Images

This article describes how to configure one game image to be used with multiple system images.

Administration - Windows

Articles in this section describe basic administration with a focus on the Windows operating system running on your Machines.

Extend a Volume to Fill an Expanded Drive

This article details the steps necessary to extend an existing partition on a drive to fill newly-added space.

Disabling Defragmentation

This article describes steps necessary to disable defragmentation in Windows.

Disabling Windows Updates

It is necessary to disable Windows Updates to prevent feature updates and other Windows-related updates from interrupting your center.

Update Windows System Image using Seamless Boot

This article describes necessary processes for installing the latest security updates or feature updates in a ggRock System Image.

Update Windows System Image using ggRock Image Creation Tool (Deprecated)

This article details the process updating Windows System Image for ggRock, including Windows 2004 and Windows 20H2+ (2020+)

Adding a New Machine Type to a ggRock Image using the ggRock Seamless Boot Procedure

This article details processes for adding a new PC/motherboard type to an existing ggRock system image using ggRock Seamless Boot.

Adding a New Machine Type to a ggRock Image using the ggRock Image Creation Tool (Deprecated)

This article details processes for adding a new PC/motherboard type to an existing ggRock system image using the ggRock Image Creation Tool.

Creating a System Image Using the ggRock Seamless Boot Process

This article describes the enhanced and simplified procedure of creating a system image using the ggRock Seamless Boot Process.

Creating a System Image Using the ggRock Image Creation Tool (Deprecated)

This article details the (deprecated) process for creating a system image using the ggRock Image creation tool.

ggRock Machine Screen Resolution and Refresh Rate Settings

This article describes how to set the screen resolution and refresh rate of a ggRock Machine which has ggLeap installed.

Unable to install Microsoft Store apps when Windows Updates are disabled

This article describes how to go about installing updates for Microsoft Store apps when Windows Updates have been disabled.

Optimizing Network Card Settings

Network card is initialized at 100Mbps speed rather than 1Gbps speed.

Unable to change screen resolution in a VM

Installing the virtio Graphics Driver

How to Enable or Disable Windows Auto-Login

This article describes necessary steps to enable or disable the automatic login process for a user account in Windows.

Adding a New Machine Type to a ggRock Image using the ggRock IC Tool (Legacy Process)

This article details processes for adding a new PC/motherboard type to an existing ggRock system image.

Set Machine Hardware Name from ggRock

This article describes how the user can set the name for the Machines using ggRock and ggLeap

Setting Up Windows

This article serves as a landing page for several Windows-related administration tasks.

Alienware Command Center Installation

This article describes common steps necessary to install Alienware Command Center.

Configuring Recommended Windows Power Settings

This article explains necessary steps to configure power settings in Windows to support optimal performance and machine usage.

Administration - ggLeap

Articles in this section describe basic administration with a focus on the ggLeap ESports Management Software.

Installing or Updating the ggLeap Client on a ggRock Machine

This article describes steps necessary to install or update the ggLeap client on a ggRock Machine.

How to Install ggLeap to ggRock Client

This article describes steps necessary to install the ggLeap client to a ggRock Machine.

ggLeap Startup Commands with Diskless Boot

This article aims to explain the process of configuring ggLeap startup commands when using a diskless boot solution

Administration - Debian OS

Articles in this section describe basic administration with regard to the Debian Operating System required for ggRock.

How to Access the Debian ggRock Server Console

This article describes how to access the console of your Debian server running ggRock.

How to check the status of the ggRock Service

This article describes steps necessary to check the status of the ggRock server application using systemctl.

View the ggRock Server Log

This article describes steps necessary to view the log for the ggRock Server Application using journalctl.

How to Check ggRock Server NIC Speed

This article describes steps necessary to check the NIC speed of your ggRock Server using the ifconfig command.

ggRock Server NIC Teaming / Bonding / Link Aggregation

This article describes recommendations for bonding configuration between ggRock Server and Network Switches.

Cannot perform a remote backup to a Debian target server due to disabled root SSH access

Unlocking SSH Under Root on Debian OS Target Server Via Terminal for Remote Backup

Access Debian Control Panel

This article describes how to access Debian Control Panel and specifically Terminal section for simple CLI access

Changing ggRock Network Card

This article describes steps necessary to change the network card installed in your Debian OS ggRock Server.

Set up persistent logging

This articles helps the user to set up persistent logging in Linux, ensuring that the logs are saved over server restarts and shutdowns

Set up remote SSH access as root

This articles describes how the user can set their server to allow remote root connections over SSH

Administration - ggRock

Articles in this section describe basic administration with a focus on the ggRock Server Application.

How to Convert your Array from RAID0-RAID10 and RAID10-RAID0

This article details steps necessary to convert from a RAID0 Array configuration to a RAID10 redundant configuration and back again.

Automated Snapshot and Writeback Removal

This article details the settings and usage of the automated snapshot and writeback removal facility within ggRock.

ggRock Administration

General administration guide

ggRock Web UI Overview

A visual guide to the new and improved ggRock Web UI

Machines

A visual guide to the Machines tab and all of its features

Virtual Machines

Creating and Using Virtual Machines

Array

Addition, Removal, and Configuration of disks, management of arrays

ggRock Array RAID Types

A guide to various configurable RAID array types

Images

A visual and thorough guide to the Images tab.

Portal

This article describes the "Portal" tab within the ggRock Web UI, which provides access to a mechanism to submit product ideas.

Settings

A visual and thorough guide to all settings available in ggRock

Updates

This article describes the "Updates" tab within the ggRock Web UI.

Updating ggRock from the Command Line

This article describes the necessary steps to update ggRock from the command line.

Server Stats

This article describes the "Stats" tab within the ggRock Web UI.

How Writebacks and Snapshots work

This article describes basic of ggRock diskless boot system, specifically how Writebacks and Snapshots are used to manage the Image changes

ggRock Security

This article is intended to outline main security concerns that we believe should be taken into consideration when planning the integration

ggRock Server and Application Ports

This article describes the ports required for functionality of the ggRock application and Debian server OS administration.

Separating System Image from Games Images in ggRock

Description of a request to hold system and game images on separate drives or arrays

ggRock Image Creation Tool Manual (Deprecated)

A thorough guide to the (now deprecated) ggRock Image Creation Tool

ggRock Virtual Machines Administration manual

This article aims to help users set up their ggRock Virtual Machines (VMs) as well as manage and operate them

ggRock User Login Questions

Common questions centering around ggRock Login

ggRock Stats (Grafana) Manual

This article aims at explaining different ways ggRock Stats (Grafana) can be utilized to monitor and troubleshoot existing issues

Changing the Owner of a ggRock Server

This article describes steps necessary to change the owner user of a ggRock server (this is the user that can perform offline actions).

Administration - Network

Articles in this section describe basic administration with regard to Network configuration.

PXE Boot Across Subnets

This article details a request to configure ggRock Machine Boot in a more advanced scenario with multiple network segments/VLANs/Subnets.

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