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.
Disasters in the world of tech are frustrating for everyone, not just the company that experienced the incident. In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss thoughts around what it actually means to recovery from a disaster, and why it’s typically not a quick process.
The Log4Shell vulnerability is making its rounds all over security news sites, and with good reason – it’s quite easy to execute. In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss the vulnerability that exists within log4j, as well as some ways to keep your server safe.
CrowdSec is a free application you can run on your Linux server, which provides an additional layer of security. CrowdSec aims to prevent intrusions and other forms of malicious activity, but it does it in a different way – it utilizes intelligence gathered from other users in order to enhance its protection. In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss CrowdSec with Philippe Humeau, the CEO of the project.
Remote access into your homelab is very useful – you can fix and tune your servers from wherever you may be. But which technology should you use to facilitate remote access? There are many possible solutions. In this episode of The Homelab Show, Tom and Jay chat about OpenVPN and Wireguard, two of the most popular technologies for accessing your homelab while on the go.