How to Host a WordPress Website on a Synology NAS!

Today we are going to look at how to host a WordPress website on a Synology NAS.https://youtu.be/eqfwETTQCvUA lot of people would like to host a website, but the monthly costs associated with web hosting isn’t always ideal. While it’s a good idea to scale your website to match the daily traffic it receives, it’s sometimes easier to host the website out of your house in the beginning. This avoids monthly charges and allows you to…

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Install Synology’s DSM 7.0 Beta as a Virtual Machine!

Today we are going to look at the best way to beta test Synology’s DSM 7.0 by installing it as a Virtual Machine.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9y2jqf1A4eAIt’s known that installing a beta operating system on a production server is never a good idea. However, installing it virtually (vDSM) on your production server is a great way to test it! I use vDSM to test various things for my NAS and this is a great example. 1. Install Instructions 1.…

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AdGuard Home OpenMediaVault Setup Tutorial!

Today we are going to install AdGuard Home on OpenMediaVault using Docker and Portainer.https://youtu.be/8Wzx3QuVcj0AdGuard Home is fairly straight forward to set up on OpenMediaVault and we will be using Portainer to configure it. Portainer is a web interface that manages docker containers, so it’s a powerful tool to get accustomed to using!Before we get started, it is incredibly important to note that having redundant DNS servers is very important. I highly suggest that you purchase…

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How to Set Up Pi-Hole on OpenMediaVault!

Today we are going to install Pi-hole on OpenMediaVault using Docker and Portainer. https://youtu.be/kkFP46S2VEM Fortunately, OpenMediaVault makes it very easy to install Docker and Portainer. We will be installing Pi-hole on Portainer and using a macvlan network interface so that we don’t have any port conflicts with our OpenMediaVault instance. If you haven’t installed OpenMediaVault yet, you can learn how to do that here. Before we get started, it is incredibly important to note that…

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How to Turn a Raspberry Pi into a NAS with OpenMediaVault

Today we are going to look at how to turn a Raspberry Pi into a NAS by using OpenMediaVault!https://youtu.be/h-IZrMcZeawOpenMediaVault is a NAS solution that’s based on Debian Linux. It has tons of different options and more importantly, runs very well on a Raspberry Pi! My goal is to create various OpenMediaVault tutorials, so this will be the basic tutorial that will show you how to set up and configure OpenMediaVault.First, ensure that you set up…

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How to Setup OpenVPN on a Raspberry Pi

Today we are going to look at how to setup OpenVPN on a Raspberry Pi.https://youtu.be/kLmbgJe1rEUSetting up OpenVPN on a Raspberry Pi is fairly straight forward due to PiVPN. The PiVPN project allows you to easily and securely install WireGuard or OpenVPN on a Raspberry Pi. Before getting started, you must ensure that you have a DDNS hostname or static IP address. This will be covered in the steps below. 1. Install Instructions - How to…

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Nginx Proxy Manager Synology NAS Setup Instructions!

Today we are going to look at how to set up Nginx Proxy Manager on a Synology NAS.https://youtu.be/X1jCLKKkYuQIf you’re exposing any services on your network, using a reverse proxy is a great way to increase security and performance. A reverse proxy is a server that sits in front of your web servers and forwards client requests to the web servers. In layman’s terms, you only have to expose one server (using ports 80/443) and will…

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Setup an SSL Certificate for Plex using Nginx Proxy Manager!

Today we are going to look at how to set up an SSL certificate for Plex using Nginx Proxy Manager. https://youtu.be/JOFQ2OaAVeo This tutorial will be for people who are looking to expose Plex to the outside internet. If you’re interested in setting up an SSL certificate internally, your best bet is to create a self-signed SSL certificate. We will not be going over that in this tutorial. My preferred approach when exposing services to the…

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Synology NAS Apache Guacamole Setup Instructions!

Today we are going to look at how to install Apache Guacamole on a Synology NAS. https://youtu.be/Z2OSFLqruYo Apache Guacamole is a client-less remote desktop gateway that runs in your browser. In summary, you’re able to RDP, VNC, or SSH into devices on your network through a web browser. The tool works very well and allows you to manage all your connections in a centralized location accessible by a web browser. Setting up Apache Guacamole on…

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How to Setup Apache Guacamole on a Raspberry Pi!

Today we are going to look at how to install Apache Guacamole on a Raspberry Pi.https://youtu.be/dmLS5YiPecUApache Guacamole is a clientless remote desktop gateway that runs in your browser. In summary, you’re able to RDP, VNC, or SSH into devices on your network through a web browser. You can also setup Telnet and Kubernetes, but we won't be going over that in this tutorial. The tool works very well and allows you to manage all your…

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