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How to Home Lab Series

A tutorial series on building a complete home lab system from the ground up that is beginner-friendly, versatile, and maintainable.

Expanding Your Home Network - How to Home Lab Part 9

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In this article we will migrate pfSense to be the edge device on the network.

Log Management - How to Home Lab Part 7

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In this segment you will learn how to set up and use a centralized logging server.

Hosting on the Web - How to Home Lab Part 6

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In this segment you will learn how to configure your home lab to be accessible from the outside internet.

Secure SSH Remote Access - How to Home Lab Part 5

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In this segment you will learn how to set up and use a secure remote access server for your home lab network.

NGINX Reverse Proxy - How to Home Lab Part 4

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You will learn about setting up an NGINX reverse proxy, adding VM disk space, and managing NodeJS apps with pm2

Managing Proxmox VE - How to Home Lab Part 2

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Learn about Proxmox VE software updates, version upgrades, VM backup/restore, and automated rolling VM backups.