Turn a Raspberry Pi into a NAS! OpenMediaVault Tutorial!

Today we are going to look at how to install OpenMediaVault on a Raspberry Pi and turn it into a NAS!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…

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OpenVPN Raspberry Pi Setup Instructions!

Today we are going to look at how to set up OpenVPN on a Raspberry Pi. https://youtu.be/kLmbgJe1rEU Setting 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. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Install Instructions 2. OpenVPN Profile Creation 3. Port Forwarding 4. OpenVPN Configuration 4.1 OpenVPN Config File Change for Split-Tunnel 4.2 OpenVPN Client Configuration…

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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/Z2OSFLqruYoApache 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 a Synology NAS…

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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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How to Setup System Notifications on a Synology NAS!

Today we are going to look at how to configure notifications on a Synology NAS. https://youtu.be/wXCYEby3FJ8 By default, Synology NAS devices have a bunch of different ways that they can be monitored. However, monitoring does very little if you aren’t being notified of issues that have occurred on your NAS. This should be part of Synology’s initial setup due to its importance, so if you haven’t set it up, consider following this tutorial and enabling…

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Install Docker & Portainer 2.0 on Debian Based Distros!

Today we are going to look at how to install Docker and Portainer 2.0 on Debian based distros.https://youtu.be/8Eyas8SK5TsThis process is very straight forward but we will be using this in future videos, so I wanted to create one tutorial for it that I could reference later. Docker gives users a way to run multiple containers on different source devices (Linux, Windows, etc). These containers are incredibly powerful, lightweight, and easy to manage. For that reason,…

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How to Setup Jellyfin on a Raspberry Pi!

Today we are going to look at how to install Jellyfin on a Raspberry Pi.https://youtu.be/XoXPmupW1iYJellyfin is a Plex alternative and it’s a great tool that easily allows you to stream content to various devices. I already created a tutorial on how to install Jellyfin on a Synology NAS, but today we are going to look at how to install Jellyfin on a Raspberry Pi.A few things before we get started:You should use a Raspberry Pi…

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How to Setup Synology DSM as a Virtual Machine (vDSM)

Today we are going to look at how to setup a Synology DSM Virtual Machine using Virtual Machine Manager.https://youtu.be/oEOWR2HIEe4There are various reasons someone would want to create a Synology DSM virtual machine. For a long time, my virtual instance of DSM was my “testing grounds”, where I did things that I didn’t want to do to my production instance. I have a few reasons in this tutorial why you might want to run a Synology…

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