Host a Private Docker Registry

Published at March 27, 2020 ·  10 min read

In this tutorial we’re going to show you how to setup a private Docker Registry, make it publicly available, password-protected and use TLS. It’ll be secure and only available to you and your team, wherever they’re located. Docker Image Registry Hosting a private Docker Registry is helpful for teams that are building containers to deploy software and services. Websites like Docker Hub provide free public repos but not all teams want their containers to be public....


Access Plex From Anywhere

Published at January 19, 2020 ·  7 min read

I recently helped a user with setting up some traffic rules to access Plex remotely. While we worked together on setting it up he explained that a lot of Plex users want to do the same but there’s all kinds of barriers to setting it up. So I thought, let’s write a tutorial. Plex manages your music, movies, photos and media. TLDR; Already a Packetriot and Plex ninja?...


Using Fathom for Site Analytics

Published at May 14, 2019 ·  3 min read

Fathom is an opensource website analytics application that you can self-host or pay for managed hosting. It provides enough information to allow you understand key metrics about the traffic flowing to your website. Some features you might expect, like IP addresses of visitors, geo-location, and user-agent strings, are not available because it’s a privacy focused analytics system. But that’s not a defect, it’s a feature, especially in an online world where privacy is becoming more important to users....


Private File Hosting with Nextcloud

Published at April 16, 2019 ·  7 min read

Nextcloud is a popular open source client-server application that enables users to store and share files. It’s identical to services like Dropbox, OneDrive, and Google Drive. Nextcloud provides additional services such as video conferencing, audio chat and desktop-sharing. File-sharing is the most popular reason many choose to use Nextcloud. It’s open source philosphy, ability to self-host, control of your data and pedigree (it’s been around for years) also make it a popular option....