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Is hardware assembling questions off the Server Fault's focus?

Almost certainly Yes. Unless you're trying to do something hack-ish, unsupportable, or completely weird. For example, Ikea Table "Racks" would be off-topic. But assembly of 0U PDUs would be on-topic.....
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What is server fault for?

You've answered the question yourself: serverfault community is just for professionals That is it. If you don't ask questions useful to a professional systems administrator, this is not the place ...
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What is server fault for?

As an exercise to the reader, have a look at the questions asked by some of the most prolific question askers on the site (all of who are > 40k users mind you): Kyle Brandt (A Stack Exchange employee ...
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closed serverfault question

Yes, for the majority of users on SF, this distinction is important for several reasons. Browse through meta.sf to get the picture, this is a regular topic here. It boils down to "We are not the ...
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What is server fault for?

Ever since the SO/SU/SF triumvirate came about, people have been missing what SF is about. The other two are for anyone dealing with the topical area, SF changed it up in aiming for professionals. We'...
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What is server fault for?

What is server fault for? IT Professionals asking practical and answerable questions about production systems that they manage in a professional capacity. I am a student and I need help?No thanks, ...
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Server fault: reached question limit

Please note that you're only banned from asking new questions, you are still allowed to post answers, and highly encouraged to do so. Please pay it forward. Please see What can I do when getting “We ...
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What is server fault for?

1- I could post asking for what server would be good in order to solve my problem As you seem to understand, questions asking "what should I buy to fit these requirements" are off-topic on most/all ...
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Why can't I post on server fault?

All your non-deleted questions have a non-negative score. But deleted questions count towards the question ban too, even doubly if they are deleted and have a negative score. For more details, see the ...
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Why can't I post on server fault?

To add to the good's @Glorfindel's answer that explain the block. I wanted to paste which question you could improve. Those deleted questions are the one that hit your ability to post's new's one; ...
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Is it better to ask about OSX server-related-questions (small-to.mid-sized, Enterprise) in Serverfault or Ask Different?

I think you already asked the question! OS X Server is topical enough here, but it isn't considered as much of a serious server operating system as it was back in the days when Apple manufactured ...
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