debian, linux, nextcloud, raspberrypi

NextCloudPi gets remote updates, logs to RAM, easy WiFi and more

The latest release of NextCloudPi is out! The most noticeable change for users is remote updates. As new versions come out, we will have the option to upgrade our private cloud directly from the internet. This means that from now on it will be easier for users to get the latest goodies without having to …

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, nextcloud, raspberrypi, security

Automatic security updates on a Debian system

Computer security is an issue of paramount importance. More even so whenever we are running services exposed to the internet. Much more even so when those services can compromise sensitive data. The first piece of advice you will always get is “keep your system up to date with the latest security patches”, and my favourite …

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, nextcloud, raspberrypi

NextCloudPi gets nextcloudpi-config

The latest release of NextCloudPi is out! Changes: Based on the latest NextCloud 11.0.2 Based on the latest Raspbian 8 release ( 2017-03-02 ) nextcloudpi-config for easy setup Kernel updated to 4.9.13 Fixed compatibility with the updater app This release comes with a general polish and updating of components. The most noticeable change for users …

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, qemu, raspberrypi

Generic software installer for Raspbian

I wrote this little tool to facilitate the installation of software for my NextCloudPi, but it can be used for any Raspbian installation. With this, I can automate the process of installing new services to my running Raspberry Pis through SSH adding new services to my Raspbian images and generating an image that can be …

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. …