50% Packet loss? What?!

So if you are a frequent user of my website you may have recalled some issues with my site that started last week. Well here’s the scoop on what happened. Last Wednesday [ 4/26/19 ] around 3AM I started getting reports of low bandwidth in my overview dashboard...

Quick Grafana update

So now that I have my permanent Grafana setup running, I want to go through and update the guide with everything I have learned. This will hopefully be happening this weekend if I get time. The update will also include an updated docker-compose file as well. Most...

Deluge -> InfluxDB

So ever since I got my remote seed box setup from seedboxes.cc I have been trying to figure out the best way to get Deluge stats to show up in my Grafana stack. I first tried a Deluge Exporter for Prometheus but it didn’t seem to work as it required the config...

HDD Failure Update

Ok so a few weeks ago I suffered a partial HDD failure. Basically the HDD hosting my 2 Docker VMs started producing a ton of bad sectors which caused partial corruption on my VMs. This in turn caused issues with containers that read persistent data volumes. On a good...

Caddy in Docker with Cloudflare DNS

EDIT 09/21/2020: Check out my new series on building alexandzors/caddy in Github Actions Part 1, Part 2! So I’ve been using Caddy for a while as my web server/reverse proxy. Basically it sits in front of all of my services and redirects/protects my stuff. Now I...

Forcing devices to use Pi-Hole

So currently I have a few “smart home” devices and a few of them have hard coded DNS servers they use for DNS queries. Most notably my Google devices… So I went ahead and setup two NAT rewrite rules on my ER-Lite that forced all devices to go through...