I’ve read through the documentation for the Telegraf, InfluxDB, Grafana stack, Zabbix, Nagios, and many others but for someone with a simple home lab of 1 Proxmox host with 3 VM’s and 2 Raspberry Pi’s I didn’t exactly need anything extreme. With that in mind and some recommendations for Netdata on Reddit I decided to give it a try.Continue reading “Netdata for monitoring all the things”
Today we’ll be adding pi-vpn on the same raspberry pi 3b+ that’s running my local ad blocker pi-hole.
For those of you unaware pi-hole is a dns based ad blocker, all client requests are sent through it and those belonging to ad domains are dropped.
Pi VPN is used to access your local network when you’re out and about, for me it’s useful so I can access my servers and other applications remotely, but here the purpose of its installation is to provide ad-blocking whilst out and about as well as an added layer of protection when connected to public hotspots.Continue reading “Running pi-hole and PIVPN on a Raspberry Pi 3b+”