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Installing Mozilla SOPS Encryption Tool

What is Mozilla SOPS? SOPS is an editor of encrypted files that supports YAML, JSON, ENV, INI and BINARY formats and encrypts with AWS KMS, GCP KMS, Azure Key Vault, age, and PGP. It’s open sourc...

Installing Age Encryption Tool

What is Age? age is a simple, modern and secure file encryption tool, format, and Go library. It features small explicit keys, no config options, and UNIX-style composability. It is commonly used...

Deploying Machines with MaaS and Packer - Metal as a Service + Hashicorp Packer Tutorial

Description MaaS or Metal as a service from Canonical is a great way to provision bare metal machines as well as virtual machines. MaaS allows you to deploy Windows, Linux, ESXi, and many other...

Enable Nested Virtualization In Proxmox

What Is Nested Virtualization? Nested Virtualization is a feature that allows you to run a virtual machine within a virtual machine while still using hardware acceleration from the host machine. ...

The EASIEST way to Expand Your ZFS Pool in TrueNAS (But is it the Best?)

Description ZFS is a great file system that comes with TrueNAS and can meet all of your storage needs. But with it comes some complexity on how to manage and expand your ZFS storage pools. Ove...

Techno Tim HomeLab Services Tour (Late 2022) - What am I Self-Hosting in my HomeLab?

Description Wow, what a year of self-hosting! After showing off my Home Lab hardware in my late 2022 tour, many of you asked what services are self-hosted in this stack. This is always a movin...

Techno Tim HomeLab Server Room Tour! (Late 2022)

Description Well, here it is! My Late 2022 Server Rack and HomeLab tour! This is a special one because I just revamped my entire rack. I’ve upgraded, replaced, added, and consolidated quite a...

Set up alerts in Proxmox before it's too late!

Description Setting up alerts in Proxmox is important and critical to making sure you are notified if something goes wrong with your servers. It’s so easy, I should have done this years ago! I...

Automated NUT Server Install

Description Here’s a quick way to automate your battery backups and UPSes with and open source service called NUT server and a raspberry Pi. 📺 Watch Video NUT Server Install script Be sure to...

I'll never run out of power! - Eaton and Tripp Lite UPS

Description Today I look at 2 (or 3 depending on how you count them) UPS systems from Tripp Lite and Eaton. These UPS devices couldn’t be any different but they are awesome nonetheless. Each h...