Networking is often a difficult subject for newcomers, as some of the concepts are not always the easiest to explain. Since networking is an important element of homelab, it’s definitely something you’ll want to focus on. Network segmentation in particular can give you a foundation on which to build better security rules, but how do you implement it? What’s the actual benefit of segmentation? In this episode, Jay and Tom discuss some foundational concepts around network segmentation specific to homelab.
Proxmox Backup Server is a custom Linux distro that you can run on your server to have it serve as a backup endpoint. It integrates quickly and easily with Proxmox Virtual Environment, making it a great solution to back up your virtual machines and containers. In addition to that, it can also be used to store non-VM backups too, so running Proxmox Virtual Environment is NOT a requirement. In this video, I’ll teach you everything you need in order to get started with Proxmox Backup Server.
Be sure to check out the Proxmox Full Course for Virtual Environment here if you haven’t already.
In episode number 30 of The Homelab Show, Tom and I answer a handful of great questions that were recently sent in.
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LearnLinuxTV’s Proxmox full course aims to get you up to speed with all the finer points of Proxmox Virtual Environment. In video #12, we take a look at the Command-Line interface. The basics of both the qm and pct commands are covered, so by the end of the video you’ll be able to manage your cluster with or without a user interface.
Setting up a Bastion Server can be a useful method of gaining access to your Homelab from external networks. In addition, it’s also a popular attack target for intruders. In this episode, Tom and Jay discuss what a Bastion Server is, and some recommended adjustments to help make it more secure.
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