What cheap home sensors can capture

On January 15 2022 a shockwave was sent around the whole world caused by the ‘2022 Hunga Tonga eruption and tsunami’. As an inhabitant of The Netherlands and it’s relative location on earth to Tonga (which is the opposite side of the world) I didn’t expect I would be able to read these effect from my Aquara ZigBee Humidity, Temperature and Pressure sensors, but yet I did: Well isn’t that amazing and scary at the same time?
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Exposing the UniFi Network Controller via a Traefik (v2) reverse proxy

This is about my WiFi network set-up with Ubiquiti Access Points (AP’s) in a home situation, but without having (or wanting) physical hardware for running the Unifi Network Controller software on premise (required for set-up and management purposes). The software is therefore running as a container on a Virtual Machine in the Microsoft Azure cloud and AP’s are adopted by it via the ‘Layer 3 Adoption for Remote Unifi Controllers’ method. Because running the Unifi Network Controller web UI with a proper (valid and auto-renewing) LetsEncrypt web certificate and working websocket connections wasn’t trivial after all, that’s what I’m sharing in this article.

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WireGuard in, OpenVPN out

So I’ve come accross WireGuard, which is the best thing since sliced bread for the (home) VPN. It has awesome features and they sum it up themselves summing it up with it might be regarded as the most secure, easiest to use, and simplest VPN solution in the industry.. I couldn’t agree more.

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