Self hosted Nextcloud

Nextcloud A self hosted, self owned, private dropbox alternative. An example repo to quickly test if this is something for you. Go the repo and follow the instructions

January 27, 2022 · 1 min · Ask Blaker

Self host Kubernetes cluster with Letsencrypt HTTPS, Wireguard, metrics and logging

Redirect Originally, this was written as a horribly long blog post, including all yaml. But I realized the topic was so big that it deserved it own domain

June 9, 2021 · 1 min · Ask Blaker

HTTPS with letsencrypt using traefik and docker

Prerequisites A domain name and dns service A host with docker and docker-compose with a public ip (regular VPS) Some knowledge of docker and docker-compose Setting up DNS propagation might take some time, so set your domain first. In your domain settings, set an | DOMAIN | RECORD TYPE | TARGET | | --------------------------- | ----------- | ----------- | | | A RECORD | <SERVER-IP> | | * | A RECORD | <SERVER-IP> | | nginx....

May 10, 2021 · 5 min · Ask Blaker

Heroku docker FastAPI

Make sure you have the Heroku CLI and GIT See this repo or the spoiler below: git clone cd fastapi-docker-heroku heroku create <your-app-name> heroku git:remote <your-app-name> heroku stack:set container git push heroku main Enjoy your api at

November 3, 2020 · 1 min · Ask Blaker

Docker-compose with ufw-docker in Ubuntu 20.04

Problem During development using docker-compose on Ubuntu, I realized something weird was happening with my UFW. It just did not work as it should. Publishing ports in docker-compose just overrid any UFW settings, and I was no longer able to use UFW to control the traffic. You could say that if you expose a port, the purpose is to keep it open, but sometimes I still want to use a firewall to open/close port access, without disturbing the running services....

November 2, 2020 · 1 min · Ask Blaker