Homelab Upgrade 2021

My homelab was running on a single dell r210. It had pfsense and few VMs, all the self-hosted apps were deployed using docker. Things were running fine for more than a year but i was missing high-availability, since i had only one server. I wanted my services to be available always! To achieve high availability on proxmox you need 3 servers minimum. Thus the hunt for 2 more began! Hardware Upgrades Many say olx is a bad place and full of scammers....

June 20, 2021 · 6 min · Karthik

HTTPS for Homelab using Caddy and ACME DNS

HTTPS for Homelab When I wanted to install bitwarden_rs (now vaultwarden), i read their wiki and got struck with an idea to setup my homelab apps behind https. Then the hunt for reverse proxies started and i settled down with caddy after trying out nginx and traefik (both are good, but not suitable for my usecase). Caddy is a simple configurable reverse proxy and webserver. I use it as reverse proxy and HTTPS provider for all my homelab apps....

February 6, 2021 · 4 min · Karthik

Homelab v1

Intro ping 127.0.0.1 There are some interests which do not change! I used to write html and css in college days. I have had shared hosting accounts, VPS and so on! I still remember creating a small site for college workshop using WordPress. I learnt web development and managing VPS through youtube. I have always wanted to host on my own server and somehow have managed to do it this year....

July 31, 2019 · 10 min · Karthik