After many years deliberating I decided to build a home server, based largely on HP Microserver’s cashback incentive.
Three main use cases at this point:
After many years deliberating, I finally decided to build a home server, mostly incentivised by HP’s Microserver cashback deal, meaning I could get the main box a bit cheaper.
The server acts as a centralised file store, secure gateway to my network from the internet, and a platform to run some web facing tasks.
It’s built on:
I’m running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS for the most flexibility / hackability. Other notable points are:
In my blog post, I’ve outlined the steps I had to go through to get it set up!