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DevOps engineer as well as Cyber Security ambassador. Loves Italian cuisine and self-hosted stuff ✨.

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My home lab: Upgrade 2.0

My home lab: Upgrade 2.0

I enjoy working with server hardware and networking stuff, working with them, breaking and fixing them. It's my hobby. Probably the biggest inspiration doing this stuff comes r/homelab, r/sysadmin/, r/selfhosted which is my usual source. By self hosting stuff, you can gain great expericence and freedombut also

You don't trust VPN providers? Setup your own VPN on cloud using Ansible.

You don't trust VPN providers? Setup your own VPN on cloud using Ansible.

Introduction As of today, there are thousand or even more VPN providers. These times were we need secure connection when we are connecting from unreliable places like hotel wifi - VPN comes in hand. However there may be many VPN providers but you would be surprised how many have same

How to bypass UAE's firewall with an iPad (and AWS)

How to bypass UAE's firewall with an iPad (and AWS)

The Story Last week I was on my vacation in Dubai (UAE). It was a great vacation. The weather was hot - usually around 35-38 °C. For me (who loves hot weather) it was great. I did enjoy those tropical nights at the hotel. I like to relax and in

Make own local DNS and learn more about it

Make own local DNS and learn more about it

This morning I had a great idea to make my own DNS server. So I started googling and ducking more about the DNS. How does it really work? Working on this took some valuable time and the results were not exactly what I was expecting. That's why I am making