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Category: Homelab Things
Server Crash of 2021

Server Crash of 2021

Ended 2020 with a bang in my homelab. Well not an actual bang more like a sudden power cut on my main server. Before we dive into the details, (I am currently typing this while my new OS install is reapplying permissions to all my files). Let's get to know my main...

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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...

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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 my Pi-Hole DNS...

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