Episode Archive

112 episodes of Self-Hosted since the first episode, which aired on August 27th, 2019.

  • 79: Google is a Hostile Actor

    September 9th, 2022  |  1 hr 1 min
    android ip webcam, asrock a380, canceling google fi, esp32 bluetooth proxy, fastmail, google photos altnerative, home assistant core 2022.9, immich, intel arc gpu, jellyamp, jellyfin-audio-player, jellyseerr, jupiter broadcasting, self-hosting podcast, switching to firefox, tailscale, zigbee

    We've made some changes since the last episode, and share why we have doubled down on Self-Hosting as much as possible.

  • 78: We Should Know Better

    August 26th, 2022  |  48 mins 51 secs
    aqara temperature humidity sensor, battery life, compromised, csam scanning, gmail backup script, gmail backups, google account access, google photos, got your back, gyb, hubitat, immich, jellyfin, jupiter broadcasting, overseerr, plex leak, self-hosting podcast, zigbee

    We learned some really hard lessons this week, and reflect. Then Chris finds the perfect temperature sensor, and Alex finds a beautiful media discovery app.

  • 77: Automations Gone Wrong

    August 12th, 2022  |  58 mins 56 secs
    adguard, automation, bedtime automation, bitwarden emergency contact, eink, energy monitoring, h&t sensor, home assitant, jupiter broadcasting, motion, mqtt, opensense, power plug, self-hosting podcast, sensor, shelly, wireless smart temperature humidity sensor, z-wave, zigbee button

    What is it like to live with another man's automations? Brent spills all.

  • 76: Solid as a Rock

    July 29th, 2022  |  1 hr 11 mins
    backblaze drive stats, disk airflow, documenting, ethernet pass-through, flood sensor, home assistant, jupiter broadcasting, leviton, off-site backup, opnsense plugins, push notification, self-hosting podcast, shelly flood, tailscale, wifi sensor, z-wave

    Alex runs us through his new and improved off-site backup setup, and Chris is trying out some Shelly devices.

  • 75: In-Flight Changes

    July 15th, 2022  |  59 mins 27 secs
    aeotec, flightaware, homepod, jupiter broadcasting, leak detector, linuxcard, mycroft, remote backup, self-hosted todo, self-hosting podcast, siri, smart home, vikunja, works with home assistant program, z-wave, zfs, zigbee, zigbee device compatibility

    Our thoughts on the new Works with Home Assistant program, some changes to Alex's off-site backup server, and a million bits of great feedback.

  • 74: A Pi For Every Problem

    July 1st, 2022  |  59 mins 37 secs
    authentik, disk shucking, docker, home assistant, jupiter broadcasting, kubernetes, matrix, nanoleaf, opensense, privacy, raspberry pi server, red hat, security, self-hosting podcast

    Our guest this week has more Raspberry Pis than anyone we've ever met. We get insights into all the projects he used them for, what's worked great, and what's not worked at all.

  • 73: 100 Days of HomeLab

    June 17th, 2022  |  49 mins 1 sec
    argocd, awesome-home-kubernetes, ceph, cicd, containers, cybersecurity, docker, e-ink, flux, gitops, homelab, k8s, k8s-at-home, kubernetes, linux, longhorn, nfs, orange pi, pi, raspberry pi, rook, security, self-hosting, storage, technotim, wifi, youtube

    A special episode today as TechnoTim joins Alex to discuss everything Kubernetes and HomeLab. The #100DaysOfHomeLab initiative from Tim is just getting started, find out what it’s all about in today's episode.

  • 72: First Account is Free

    June 3rd, 2022  |  48 mins 13 secs
    backblaze drive stats, disk failure, dogsheep, drive staticis, federation, g suite legacy, gitea, jellyfin, killed by google, matrix, olivetin, rocket.chat, scrutiny, self-hosted bookmark management, servas, smart, web based shell commands, web hook

    A quick-fire round of projects this week, your feedback, and a discussion about the future of Self-Hosting.

  • 71: Recipe for Success

    May 20th, 2022  |  54 mins 32 secs
    alexa, ansible, bcachefs, best buy e-ink, bitwarden, configure dns with ansible, hard drive failure, homepod, jupiter broadcasting, mergerfs, proxmox 7.2, self-hosted recipe manager, self-hosting podcast, siri, tandoor, uk meetup, virtgl, virtual machine, zfs

    Alex has found the perfect tool to bring your recipe management into the future. Plus, a convenient trick for scripts with passwords, dying hard drives, and the killer new Proxmox feature.

  • 70: Plausible Deniability

    May 6th, 2022  |  53 mins
    community spotlight, containers, fuzzymistborn, google analytics alternative, google anayltics, home assistant, jupiter broadcasting, plausible, security cameras, self-hosting podcast, storage leaderboard, umami, wyze hacks

    Alex replaces another Google service; we point the community spotlight at FuzzyMistborn plus your feedback!

  • 69: Get Off My Lawn, The Robot's Got It

    April 22nd, 2022  |  47 mins 14 secs
    10gig, 900 mhz, audbile, audiobookshelf, docker stats, home assistant, insteon, jellyfin trakt sync, jupiter broadcasting, networking, openmower, plextraktsync, raleigh, self-hosted audiobook server, self-hosting podcast, trakt, wyze rtsp

    Alex shares some handy tools, and some old friends join us for a special edition of the show.

  • 68: Unwyze Choices

    April 8th, 2022  |  54 mins 21 secs
    ansible, bitdefender, certificates, cve-2019-12266, cve-2019-9564, dashboards, groups, hide entities, home assistant, jellyfin, jupiter broadcasting, lego, let's encrypt, lovelace, plex discovery, self-hosted, self-hosting podcast, universal watchlist, v1 camera, wyze, z-wave

    We chat about Wyze's recent real bad, no-good security news, why Plex Discover has potential but hasn't impressed us yet, and a brief tour of Alex's home network setup.

  • 67: The No Container Theory

    March 25th, 2022  |  48 mins 27 secs
    ansible, asahi linux, beardedtek, docker, docker desktop, esphome, f_fullsync, fevr, frigate, fsync, jupiter broadcasting, m1, matter delayed, mqtt, nix home assistant, nixos, node-red, paperless-ngx, self-hosted, self-hosting podcast, zwavejs2mqtt

    Why Chris is moving away from using Containers, Alex's new project, and some great follow-up.

  • 66: Mmm. Pi.

    March 10th, 2022  |  47 mins 39 secs
    argon eon nas, energy use, heimdall, jupiter broadcasting, matter, performance, raspberry pi, raspbmc, self-hosted, self-hosting podcast, transcoding, z-wave, zigbee

    We look back at our favorite moments from the last ten years of the Raspberry Pi, why you might want to start considering one, and where we want to see the platform evolve.

  • 65: Failing at Scale

    February 25th, 2022  |  44 mins 59 secs
    22.02, docker, docker-compose, gluster, helm script, home assistant, jupiter broadcasting, kubernetes helm, kvm, nextcloud two-factor, proxmox, python 3.10, self-hosting podcast, truenas scale, unraid, z-wave, zfs, zwave integration

    Alex gives the new TrueNAS SCALE a go and hits a snag.

  • 64: Analysis Paralysis

    February 11th, 2022  |  46 mins 56 secs
    docker, documentation, gelli, home assistant, jellyfin audio player, jupiter broadcasthing, nabu casa price increase, plexamp, ps3, retronas, self-hosted, self-hosted matrix, self-hosting podcast, steam deck, stickfreaks, what is matrix

    Sometimes we get a bit carried away; we dial it back and share some self-hosting long-timer insights.