Gist // Create Client Certificates with NGINX for use with Home Assistant

Another Gist that someone asked me to do. Here we use Nginx with self-signed client certificates to frontend Home Assistant (or really anything else)

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Gist // Install Kubernetes with Flannel Network Plugin on CentOS 7

Thought I would create a Gist and document installing Flannel with Kubernetes on CentOS

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Gist // Running NGINX and CertBot Containers on the Same Host

A lot of people run into the problem of running Let's Encrypt's CertBot Tool and an NGINX on the same container host. A big part of this has to do with CertBot needing either port 80 or 443 open for the tool to work as intended. This tends to conflict with NGINX as most people usually use port 80 (HTTP) or 443 (HTTPS) for their reverse proxy. Section 1 outlines how to configure NGINX to get this to work, and Section 2 is the Docker command to run CertBot.

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MQTT // An Intro to MQTT for IoT

Lately, I've been into building custom sensors and I've been talking to Farraday Robotech and he mentioned that it would be pretty helpful if I could do an introductory post about MQTT and its use in IoT applications.

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VXLAN // MP-BGP EVPN

If you aren't familiar with VXLAN, check out my initial post on VXLAN to get an idea of what it is. We're going to expand on that topic in terms of how it works. Before we talk about VXLAN with MP-BGP EVPN, it's important to understand how traditional VXLAN works, and what some of the shortcomings are.

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