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Preview show own public IP - what is my IP address?
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show own public IP - what is my IP address?

changed: 2022-08-17 from Bernhard (Initial Release: 2022-05-06)

Find out the current IP address on the Internet When accessing this website, this IP address is used on the part of the client. ... continue reading

Preview Ping using a Port | cmd vs. PowerShell: Test-Netconnection
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Ping using a Port | cmd vs. PowerShell: Test-Netconnection

changed: 2022-08-16 from Bernhard (Initial Release: 2022-04-29)

As is well known, the tool ping can be used to test the access to a certain network device and its response time. Not all devices will respond to a ping, but they may respond to a particular Tcp-Port if a particular network service is provided through it. Windows PowerShell allows you to test a specific port using Windows board tools. The psping tool can also measure the response time to a specific port. ... continue reading

Docker WebHook Deamon: simple hook server for bash scripts
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Docker WebHook Deamon: simple hook server for bash scripts

created: 2022-08-15 from Bernhard

Looking for a solution to be able to receive webhooks from certain systems and trigger certain actions, I came across a very simple Docker container. The container executes simple bash scripts, for this it is enough to specify the script name in the URL and pass appropriate variables via the webhooks. ... continue reading

Linux folder used space - Bash TreeSize
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Linux folder used space - Bash TreeSize

created: 2022-08-14 from Bernhard

To find out which folder needs how much space, the command “du” can be used on Debian. For an even better overview there is the commandline tool ncdu, which can analyze all folders similar to TreeSize. ... continue reading

Preview Self-hosting GIT repositories: launch GitLab as a Docker container
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Self-hosting GIT repositories: launch GitLab as a Docker container

created: 2022-08-12 from Bernhard

If you want to host your Git repositories yourself, GitLab is an alternative to GitHub. GitLab offers a convenient web interface for managing, editing and deploying Git projects. ... continue reading

Preview delete automatic redirect to https in Chrome: localhost
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delete automatic redirect to https in Chrome: localhost

created: 2022-08-12 from Bernhard

When calling a test page without HTTPS on localhost I recently had the following phenomenon: http://localhost was redirected to https://localhost: The test page could no longer be displayed. ... continue reading

Preview Running Bitwarden in Docker - Setup step by step
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Running Bitwarden in Docker - Setup step by step

created: 2022-08-12 from Bernhard

Bitwarden is a web-based password manager, similar to LastPass, but open source and the ability to run (host) it yourself. How Bitwarden compares to other password managers, I considered on the following page: Password Managers Secure? KeePass vs LastPass vs Bitwarden. ... continue reading

Preview Lean and fast GIT server, similar to GitHub (Docker)
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Lean and fast GIT server, similar to GitHub (Docker)

created: 2022-08-12 from Bernhard

Since GitLab requires a relatively large amount of memory and CPU, and is also relatively slow on my NAS, I replaced GitLab with Gitea . Gitea offers a similar web interface as GitHub, is much more economical than GitLab and is more responsive. Even though the feature set is not as high as GitLab, it is perfectly sufficient for most uses. ... continue reading

Preview Website stress test - measure performance - load time
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Website stress test - measure performance - load time

created: 2022-08-11 from Bernhard

In the past, there have always been sites that have collapsed under the load of high traffic. Although my site has been coping well with the current traffic to date, I was curious to see how many concurrent visitors my web server could handle, so I put it through a performance test. ... continue reading

Preview Docker vs. Plesk, an alternative for running websites
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Docker vs. Plesk, an alternative for running websites

changed: 2022-08-10 from Bernhard (Initial Release: 2022-08-08)

In the meantime I replaced my web server and Plesk with a web server with Docker, here are the reasons and details... ... continue reading

Preview Home Assistant Docker Conbee 2 and Zigbee2MQTT / deCONZ
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Home Assistant Docker Conbee 2 and Zigbee2MQTT / deCONZ

changed: 2022-08-10 from Bernhard (Initial Release: 2022-05-09)

Thanks to numerous integration options,Home Assistant is a simple platform for controlling a wide range of smart home devices. Compared to ioBroker, I found it much easier to get started with Home Assistant. While for ioBroker I was still searching for which frontend I could use for my dashboards, with Home-Assistant I had a ready-made system out of the box. Home Assistant's Lovelance dashboards can be easily clicked together in the GUI and adapted for special customizations in the code editor... ... continue reading

Preview Nginx-LetsEncrypt reverse proxy in practice
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Nginx-LetsEncrypt reverse proxy in practice

changed: 2022-08-10 from Bernhard (Initial Release: 2022-05-04)

In addition to Traefk, the Nginx Proxy Automation project can be used to run multiple web services with corresponding SSL certificates on one server . The setup involves several Docker containers that together provide an Nginx reverse proxy including certificate management and SSL offloading. Once the containers are started via Docker Compose, they take care of serving multiple websites over a common IP and its certificate management: for issuing certificates for new containers and renewing the... ... continue reading

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