There’s way too much drama with Twitter nowadays, so the alternatives are looking more attractive than ever. Setting up your own Mastodon server is a fun project, and also a potential alternative to Twitter. In this video, Jay walks you through the entire process of setting up your own Mastodon server on a Debian-based VPS.
VPNs are heavily advertised, and some of them even claim to offer full protection. But do they? In this episode, Jay and Tom discuss VPN myths, best practices, and more. This will help you make an informed decision as far as whether or not a VPN is beneficial for your use-case, or perhaps not as much as you might be led to believe.
Fans of The Homelab Show have sent in questions, and Tom and Jay provide some answers and feedback.
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.
Be sure to check out The Homelab Show if you haven’t already. In this episode, Tom and Jay discuss adding a domain to your homelab.
Following up on my low-energy FreeNAS build, here’s another server build – this time for virtualization. In this video, you’ll see the process of building a low-energy Proxmox server, and just like the last build – this one uses only around 55 watts!
Saving power in your homelab can be a very important factor in your build. In this video, you’ll see the process of building a lower energy storage server, that uses only around 55 watts! FreeNAS is shown as an example, but other NAS platforms can be used as well.