Category: networking

debian, linux, networking, nextcloud, raspberrypi

Share your files in your LAN with SAMBA

In order to complement last post about the NFS remote file system, in this post we will cover SAMBA. The main focus of this series is to document the possibilities of NextCloudPi, but it aims to be a general introduction to the technology. Like NFS, SAMBA provides a remote file system that allows us to …

debian, linux, networking, nextcloud, raspberrypi

Share your files in your LAN with NFS

This post focuses on setting up a NFS server for the NextCloudPi, but attempts to be a general introduction to NFS as most things apply to any setup. The Network File System, or NFS is an ancient remote file system originally developed by Sun Microsystems in 1984. It is a simple way to share a …

networking, nextcloud, security

NextCloud, a security analysis

There is no privacy without security. First, I would like to scare everyone a little bit in order to have people appreciate the extent of  this statement. As the figure that opens the post indicates, there are thousands of vulnerable Owncloud/NextCloud instances out there. It will surprise many just how easy is to detect those …

debian, linux, networking, nextcloud, raspberrypi, security

ModSecurity Web Application Firewall for NextCloud

There is little point in going through all the trouble of setting up and hosting your own private cloud if it is not properly protected. Running your own service means that you are the sole responsible for its management and security. Having a vulnerable setup poses the risk of your most private data being exposed …

debian, linux, networking, nextcloud, raspberrypi, security

Let’s Encrypt installer for Apache

This installer provides a really easy way of installing a signed certificate with Let’s Encrypt for an Apache server. Configuration DOMAIN is the URL to access from outside and inside your house. Use the same one you signed up with no-ip.org or any other DDNS provider. Your website must be accessible from the internet. EMAIL …

debian, linux, networking, nextcloud, raspberrypi

dnsmasq as DNS cache server for NextCloudPi and Raspbian

Alright, so you already have your own NextCloudPi server ( or any other similar service ) at home. You also registered for Dynamic DNS with no-ip.org and set it up using the installer from last post. Now you might or might not have another extra problem. You can configure your Android or laptop sync client …

debian, linux, networking, nextcloud, raspberrypi

Dynamic DNS for Raspbian with no-ip.org installer

  Imagine you have just set up your own remote service at home. Maybe it is a web server, maybe it is just a SSH server, or maybe is your own private cloud with NextCloudPi. First, you have to forward any ports you are intested in accessing from outside in your modem-router. The next step …

debian, linux, networking, nextcloud, raspberrypi, security

NextCloudPi Fail2Ban installer

This is just a little script that installs and configures Fail2Ban to work with NextCloud. Fail2Ban will monitor your personal cloud for brute force attacks and block the IP after a number of bad login attempts. Features SSH jail Nextcloud login jail 6 bad login attempts will block the IP for 10 minutes by default. …

linux, networking, shell

Easy passwordless SSH with sshh

This little wrapper for SSH and SCP allows for comfortable management and scripting. It is specifically recommended for developing and testing embedded systems and virtual machines  before production, where strong security is not required. Usage Use sshh and scpp exactly as you would use ssh and scp. Instalation Easy install! Paste on your zsh terminal …

debian, linux, networking, nextcloud, raspberrypi

Nextcloud ready Raspberry Pi image

I would like to introduce NextCloudPi, a ready to use Raspbian 8 image with the latest Nextcloud 11. Features: Raspbian 8 Jessie Nextcloud 11.0.2 Apache 2.4.25, with HTTP2 enabled PHP 7.0 (double the speed of PHP5!) MariaDB 10 4.9.13 Linux Kernel ( NEW 03-13-2017 ) nextcloudpi-config for easy setup ( RAM logs, USB drive and …