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    blackvoid NEW site - BLACKVOID.tech

    Before I get into this I just want to make one thing clear. This site, .club is not going anywhere. I will still continue to contribute to it regarding news, tutorials, Docker as well as some new materials. It will remain as it is today, free for everyone, with no strings attached. So what's up...
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    blackvoid Synology C2 Backup - cloud backup service

    On June 30th, Synology officially pushed out DSM 7 and some of its new C2 services. I have written a few articles on the subject including an overview of all upcoming services, as well as a review of the C2 Password. Today we have another service that will be of great interest to most users, C2...
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    blackvoid PLEX Pass giveaway!

    Streamers rejoice! It is time to turn your Plex setup, pro! If you are unfamiliar, Plex offers a Plex Pass subscription that allows you to boost up your Plex experience even more. With monthly, annual, and lifetime subscriptions, you can unlock a lot of great features that will make Plex an...
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    blackvoid Synology C2 Password - one place for all your secrets

    Last month on June 29th, Synology has officially announced the new DSM 7 and with it, new C2 features. In this article, I would like to reflect a bit on one of those apps, the new C2 Password, Synology's cloud-driven password manager. Continue reading...
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    blackvoid PLEX migration with DSM 7

    About two weeks ago, DSM 7 came out and we were all so eager to upgrade (who could), but there is also an important note here to take away from this update. Synology was hard at work to bring us many new features, some visible, some not so much as well as some new and exciting apps and services...
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    blackvoid Synology C2 - A Cloud for Safe Data

    On June 29th, 2021, we finally got DSM 7 release! With that, Synology has also made a huge change to their C2 cloud platform that has been around for 4 years now. The fact that they are working on their 3rd world data center in Taiwan, shows that Synology is serious about data protection that...
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    blackvoid Portainer - login via LDAP hosted on Synology NAS

    Personally, I use Portainer for all my Docker container needs (with all my hosts). One thing that Portainer offers is multi-user access with various teams, and permission levels. Portainer offers three (3) authentication methods: Internal LDAP OAuth (since 2.6 it supports custom OAuth)...
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    blackvoid Outline - wiki for growing teams

    This will be an article on how to set up Outline, a new player in the wiki and knowledge base area. Advertised a both free (self-hosted), and paid platform, Outline offers a clean and elegant environment for you and your team members to be collaborative and produce a well-organized KB in the...
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    blackvoid C2 Password & C2 Transfer - more than just Synology C2 storage

    As if today was not enough with the announcement of the DSM 7 final release, here is some more information on two (out of four) brand new Synology C2 features that are coming by the end of the year. Welcome, C2 Password and C2 Transfer. Continue reading...
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    Info DSM 7 is finally here!

    Five years ago on March 22, 2016, Synology announced the release of their DSM 6 OS. Since then a lot has changed and DSM, along with its apps and services, has evolved as well. Currently, in version 6.2 it is finally time for a brand new milestone in Synology history, here is DSM 7. Today, June...
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    blackvoid Grafana 8 - InfluxDB 2 - Telegraf - 2021 monitoring stack

    About two years ago I wrote the same article like this one. How to run your GIT monitoring stack with Grafana, InfluxDB, and Telegraf. Like with every platform, both Grafana and InfluxDB have been updated to give us more features, more options, and to follow user's needs and demands. The reason...
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    blackvoid Best practices when doing a major DSM upgrade

    Any major upgrade or update can lead to problems as well as resolutions or even major feature additions to the platform or appliance running it. Continue reading...
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    blackvoid Authelia - SSO and 2FA portal

    Intro In the world of self-hosting and open-source, there are a lot of great solutions, and some of them might not have a strong user authentification protection, or don't have anything at all, let alone the 2FA option. For those apps and the fact that you could access all those solutions with...
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    blackvoid NGINX proxy manager

    Guess this article was one long overdue considering how many Docker containers I run and a decent amount of those are running via reverse proxy. Considering that I run Docker on Synology NAS, I used the built-in reverse proxy feature for years for several reasons. It was built in, it offered...
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    blackvoid Disaster recovery using Snapshot & Replication (Bitwarden scenario using Docker)

    About a year ago, I have written an article on one of Synology's great apps, the Snapshot and Replication tool. DR - disaster recovery SR - Snapshot and Replication BW - BitWarden In this article, I would like to focus on a specific disaster (DR) test when it comes to using the SR tool...
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    blackvoid DSM 7 to DSM 6 downgrade (unofficial and unsupported)

    If you are not familiar with Synology and their DSM OS it would be good to know that when it comes to updates, there is only one official way, forward. Meaning you can't downgrade DSM back to previous versions. Now, this is not entirely true as there was an unofficial way to downgrade that is...
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    blackvoid Is your data safe? World backup day 2021

    Every year March 31st is #WorldBackupDay. In case you are unaware, this is the day that you should backup your data if you haven't already (shame on you!). Of course, you should have regular backups of all your crucial content, but just in case, if you forgot, go and do it now. How do you...
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    blackvoid Matomo - self-hosted web analytics platform

    In case you are on the hunt for some self-hosted web analytics platform and refuse to use Google analytics, then keep reading. Continue reading...
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    blackvoid PLEX, bare metal or Docker?

    If you haven't heard of PLEX, shame on you! Kidding. Just in case if you haven't, it's a media organization and streaming platform. Already 10+ years old, it offers a way to stream and organize your movies, tv shows, music, and private videos (even retro games) and present that content on almost...
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    blackvoid Blackvoid's 2nd-anniversary giveaway!

    Happy 2nd birthday! Yes, this little blog is 2y old today. In the spirit of this event, and the fact that March is #WorldBackupDay (31st of March), Blackvoid.club will be doing a giveaway! Why this giveaway and what is it?!? As I have already said it is the second anniversary of the site, and...
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