Topics around hosting one's own systems
Below you will find pages that utilize the taxonomy term “self-host”
Pi Unbound; The Gift of DoT
Keeping your DNS queries from your local network to public DNS servers private in transit by using DNS over TLS on a Raspberry Pi is ridiculously easy.
No Backscatter Email Alias Relay
Setting up an email relay that aliases addresses in various domains to a specific offsite user doesn’t have to mean backscatter. Here is one solution.
Moving a PostgreSQL Server
At some point you may need to upsize your PostgreSQL server, particular if you have implemented one on a old Raspberry Pi.
You may realize that you really wish you could start the Nextcloud instance from scratch without the hassle of a reinstalling.
Update in the Clouds
Several new posts and updates.
Hosting a Local Nextcloud
Setting up your own local Nextcloud can be useful for a number of reasons.
Intel NUC(-like) as a Server
The Intel NUC (and boards based on the same SoC) are quite powerful for their price point, and use less electricity than even a mini tower.
This article describes setting up a Raspberry Pi Model B+ as a private Gitea (lightweight Git hosting) server.
Description of setting up a Raspberry Pi Model B+ as a PostgreSQL server with external storage.
Reducing Web Server Spam With Lighttpd
I was tired excessive bot traffic spamming my logs, so I learned how to reduce the noise in my logs.
Lightweight Public Git Self Hosting
Public git self hosting can be desirable for a number of reasons. Here we discuss a very lightweight alternative.
Raspberry Pi OS as a Server
You may find yourself in need of a ‘bare metal’ server. If the workload is not too demanding, a Raspberry Pi can be a good choice.
ARCHIVED: Raspberry Pi as an Ansible Server
For small deployments the Raspberry Pi makes a great choice for bare metal infrastructure for provisioning and configuration management servers.
ARCHIVED: Yet Another Web Server HOWTO
A guide to configuring a static web server using Lighttpd on CentOS 7
ARCHIVED: Configure an OVH VPS With CentOS 7
A guide to configuring an OVH VPS (Virtual Private Server) with CentOS 7
ARCHIVED: Package Installation and Updates on an Isolated Network
For your self-hosted systems there are likely hosts you don’t want internet-connected, but you still want to be able to do package updates.
ARCHIVED: CentOS 7 Partial Mirrors and Custom Repositories
Often you don’t need a full mirror of CentOS and/or EPEL, so we give a working example of a partial mirror and custom repository setup.
ARCHIVED: Linux Network Monitoring
Linux Network Monitoring Presentation ca. 2006