Installing Unifi controller Docker container on Synology NAS – Thiago Crepaldi

Really, I used this just as a guide to update the Unifi controller in the Docker container. You could do that a time or two before it gets simple, which it is. Just a new way of doing things, I guess.… Read the rest

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TP-Link is no Cisco: VLAN configuration

On the surface, my TP-Link T2600G-28TS v3 managed switch appears to have everything that I would expect to have for some intermediate networking in the home. Most of my complaints with the device, to date, have been minor, such as the idle time-out having a max of 120 seconds.… Read the rest

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Synology NAS VPN Server

It has been a long while since I wrote about VPN servers. This is because of the change of job, and then working from home for over a year because of COVID-19. But I have kept playing with the technology over the years.… Read the rest

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Installing the Unifi Controller on a Synology NAS in 5 minutes — (2019)

Slowly I turned. And step by step. Inch by inch…

[Step-by-Step] Installing the Unifi Controller on a Synology NAS with the use of Docker. Up and running in 5 minutes.

Source: Installing the Unifi Controller on a Synology Nas in 5 minutes — (2019)

Unifi Controller is now running on the Synology NAS and the unifi service is disabled on the Pi3.… Read the rest

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Beginning of the End? NTP Server Migration

A few weeks back, we had an unexpected power-outage at the house. As the Raspberry Pi does not natively have a real-time clock built into it, this plays havoc on the network. Somehow, NTP and DNS are linked in this space.… Read the rest

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Importing Old DV tapes

COVID lock-down has driven me to start importing old DV tapes. The computer I am using for that is my old jobber. It has Firewire built into the motherboard. Once I get all of the tapes imported, I am going to rebuild this box as an OPNsense router.… Read the rest

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The Tale of the Two NAS Boxes

Wow, what a run this was! I got tired of waiting for the WD MyBook or whatever it was called to be back in stock, so I started looking for better solutions. OpenMediaVault was not really getting things done for me.… Read the rest

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Pretty Frank Activated Charcoal Seaside Deodorant, Update

I think we have a winner here. It is about a week and a half after I started using the new deodorant and I am seeing (smelling) (not smelling?) positive results.

First, it has a much creamier texture than the magnesium had.… Read the rest

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Pretty Frank Deodorant Update

It is that time again. Not every post here is about computer parts or star pictures. We tend towards the biological from time to time, too.

It has been 150 days since I received my jar of Pretty Frank Unscented Magnesium Natural Deodorant.… Read the rest

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The Cold Moon – Last Full Moon of 2020 (Dec 29)

With the last full moon of 2020 approaching, I had the thought that I would give astrophotography with the Astronomers Without Borders OneSky telescope another go. I re-read the first, I don’t know, 20 pages of the world-famous forum thread for this mighty, little scope at Cloudy Nights.… Read the rest

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