All posts by quindor@quindorian.org

ESP8266 LED Lighting: Using QuinLED with Domoticz

Recently I finished the outdoor garden lighting, follow along while I make them QuinLED compatible and install them! Continue reading ESP8266 LED Lighting: Using QuinLED with Domoticz

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LANparty: CampZone 2017 Behind the scenes

Recently we finished another LANparty, this time it was CampZone 2017! I decided to record some footage at CampZone and do a behind the scenes video, take a look!

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DIY cloud backup: How to perform a Duplicati Restore and Tips and Tricks

Now that we have some backups made, let’s run a restore and discuss some tips and tricks!

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DIY Cloud Backup: Installing and configuring a client

In the previous article I showed you how to install and configure the server and storage. So now that we have a storage target running for a tenant, let’s install the Duplicati 2 client software and configure a backup!

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DIY cloud backup: Installing and configuring the server

Now that we have all the hardware (Server, USB3 disk cabinet and disks) we need to set it all up! This post will guide you through installing Ubuntu, setting up the storage and configuring the Minio S3 backend including how to deal with multiple tenants.

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DIY cloud backup: OS and Storage configuration

Ok, so now we have all the hardware selected, let’s talk OS and storage configurations, a lot of it comes down to personal preference and hardware you want/need to buy!

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DIY cloud backup: Server and storage hardware

To build our DIY multi-tenant, multi-client “cloud” backup solution we’re going to need a “server” and storage. I use the term server loosely because this is anything but serve grade hardware. But since it serves the purpose of holding home backups and nothing else, it also needs to be cost effective. I believe I have found the right middle-ground in that, creating a “fast enough” setup which is also cheap enough to run.

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DIY cloud backup: Replacing CrashPlan Home Family DIY style

Like many of you, I’ve been a long-time subscriber to CrashPlan Home Family. But recently I received an e-mail that this is soon going to end. Like many before it, CrashPlan is cancelling their Unlimited Family subscription, no more multi-PC cloud backup! So I started thinking, how hard would it be to “build” a self hosted replacement?

This will be a multi-article guide on how to build your own multi-tenant Crashplan replacement for yourself or you and your friends and family.

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RoadtoRyzen: AMD Ryzen AM4 X370 Storage benchmarks

Over the past few weeks I’ve been running a lot of AMD Ryzen benchmarks. This time we’re taking a look at the Ryzen processor in combination with the X370 chipset and see how well it does with storage tasks!

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ESP8266 LED Lighting: Using QuinLED with Domoticz

Today we’re going to take a look at using QuinLED with Domoticz. First I’ll take you along while we install Domoticz on a Fedora 25 Server and then we configure it work with QuinLED. Continue reading ESP8266 LED Lighting: Using QuinLED with Domoticz

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