Category Archives: Linux

Upgrading the Mistwire homelab with a new Synology!

By | February 17, 2023

There are very few certainties in the world. The old idiom would have you believe that it’s just death and taxes… but I would like to add “running out of disk space” to the list 🤣 I’m always upgrading the homelab, sometimes it’s the network, the physical footprint, or my connection to the cloud. This… Read More »

OS Environment Variables and why the .env file is Python’s best friend 🐍

By | March 27, 2022

The Scenario I am currently doing the 100 Days of Code challenge using Angela Yu’s Udemy course. In the morning before work starts I do a little bit of it on my MS Windows desktop: In the evening I’ll commit my changes to my GitHub repository & step away from the desk. After dinner and… Read More »

SSH Agent Forwarding in AWS

By | February 13, 2021

Common scenario: You’ve got a bastion host within your AWS VPC with a public IP address. You SSH into this box and then want to do something on a different server on a private subnet within the VPC: If you NOW do a regular SSH tunnel from the bastion host to the internal server using… Read More »