The little server that could

Over the years, my website has jumped between a few different platforms and servers. For example, when I decided to move to Ghost at the beginning of last year. For this I repurposed the oldest running VPS I still had, so that I could install it on its own dedicated host, due to some quirks with the older versions of Ghost. It actually used to be my web server back in 2015, but since then is not powerful enough to run all the sites I manage, and until the switch last year, it was just running Team Speak, as it…

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Docker with Pi

Docker is a technology that I have not had any experience with previously, as in most cases I have just booted up a new VM and run applications in their own VM. Well this month I decided to setup Pi-Hole to better analyse the DNS requests being made on my network. So, I installed Docker in a VM running on LapServ that was previously running a few Node.js scripts. Since installing docker on this VM, I have been trailing a lot of systems that I have previously not had chance to mess around with, as spinning up a Docker…

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Meet Wolf Bot

Yesterday, saw this week’s project come to life. This week, I was working on a couple of scripts to report the IP addresses from Fail2Ban logs to Abuse IP DB, I know there is a tool already made for this, (actually built into Fail2Ban) but I wanted to give myself a quick project. As someone, who is not a programmer, and does not do that much coding, it’s nice to work on these little things every now and then. Wolf Bot was a nice little extra I added to the scripts I made this week. As shortly after…

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