Docker Alternative with Podman, Cockpit, and Nginx Proxy Manager

In this tutorial, we installing an Ubuntu Linux Server with the latest version 21.04. Instead of Docker, we’re using Podman to containerize our applications, and Cockpit to manage our entire Linux server with a nice graphical web interface. So you can still manage containers on your Linux server easily and securely! And of course, we’re … Read more

Nextcloud Nginx Proxy Manager in 10 Minutes!

This tutorial shows you how to easily set up Nextcloud and protect it with Nginx Proxy Manager and real SSL certs on a Linux Server. I make it fast and easy for you, so we can deploy it in about 10 Minutes.

Nginx Proxy Manager – SSL Wildcard Certs

What is an SSL Wildcard Cert and how does it work on the Nginx Proxy Manager? A Wildcard Cert is a Certificate that is not just valid for a specific Domain or Subdomain but all. It includes a “Wildcard” identified by a * in the domain name, which is just a placeholder for any string. … Read more

Reverse proxy with NGINX and letsencrypt tutorial

If you want to expose a web application, a backend interface, or just secure your website you should always use a reverse proxy. A reverse proxy will listen for client web requests and forwards them directly to your app or website. In this tutorial, I will explain how you can easily set up a reverse … Read more

Manage all your SSH servers with teleport

When you want to manage SSH connections across multiple servers in the cloud or on your home lab, you want to have an easy centralized approach. Or maybe you’re a company and want to manage SSH access for all your developers, engineers, including things like role-based access, two-factor authentication, single-sign-on, and so forth. And of … Read more

Let’s build a home lab server from scratch with Linux

When you want to build a home lab server, there are hundreds or maybe thousands of different ways how to do it. I thought a lot about how I should approach this. Should I buy a server rack, or build a cheap server with older consumer hardware? Which type of Operating System should I use … Read more