Category: Network

State of The Networks – Sep 2021

Over the last few months, I was able to take some time to explore a few self-hostable options. I got to explore caddy (Which is terrific by the way!), setup guacamole and I’m also absolutely loving Navidrome. I got rid of OSMC since we weren’t quite using it as much and setup pi-hole to block…

Caddy through the tunnel

I recently installed Navidrome on an Odroid XU4 and configured Guacamole on my NUC. To access these applications securely on an external network, I setup a WireGuard tunnel and took this opportunity to learn how to use Caddy as a reverse proxy. Here’s a quick walk-through: Setup the VPS: Since we need a VPS just…

Guacamole – Clientless Remote Desktop access

I have been using Anydesk for a while now to remote into my NUC workstation. It works great but for one big downside – It needs you to install the tool on both machines.  While looking for alternatives, I came across Guacamole which is a clientless remote desktop gateway. Set it up on the server…

State of The Networks – Feb 2021

A quick rundown on the state of the home-servers I run or applications I host on the cloud. Published while listening to: Malang With our temporary relocation, I currently manage two ‘home-labs’ – one which I remotely manage with a WireGuard tunnel and the other just a local-access only setup. The remote home-lab is essentially…

Encrypting drives

Earlier last week one of my external hard-disks went kaput. Though it’s fair to assume the recent travel could have led to this, my guess is that it was just a case of an ill-fated drive. While I did lose all the data on that drive, I thankfully had duplicate copies of the over 200GB…