Self-Hosted

Discover new software and hardware to get the best out of your network, control smart devices, and secure your data on cloud services. Self-Hosted is a chat show between Chris and Alex two long-time "self-hosters" who share their lessons and take you on the journey of their new ones. A podcast showcasing free and open source technologies you can host yourself.

OPNsense Makes Sense | Self-Hosted 24

Chris figures out how hot is too hot, Alex performs an extreme remote firewall install,...

July 30, 2020

Shields Up | Self-Hosted 23

We’ve spent thousands of dollars, and over a decade refining the perfect home med...

July 16, 2020

Slow Cooked Servers | Self-Hosted 22

Chris is slow cooking some servers, Alex has self-hosted AI with a nasty gotcha and a d...

July 2, 2020

The Perfect Server Build | Self-Hosted 21

Serverbuilds.net’s founder JDM joins us to discuss the perfect sever for low or h...

June 18, 2020

One is None | Self-Hosted 20

You’re not a true self-hoster until you’ve lost your entire configuration a...

June 4, 2020

The Open Source Catch-22 | Self-Hosted 19

We react to recently proposed Home Assistant changes, Alex attempts an extreme remote i...

May 21, 2020

Ring Doorbell Alternative | Self-Hosted 18

We were almost outsmarted by a not so smart doorbell, Jellyfin makes Alex’s predi...

May 7, 2020

Where Do I Start? | Self-Hosted 17

Knowing which hardware to buy or which apps to run on that shiny new hardware can be ha...

April 23, 2020

Compromised Networking | Self-Hosted 16

We share some WiFi tips and essential network ideas. And discuss one of our most signif...

April 9, 2020

Keeping Track of Stuff | Self-Hosted 15

We have a neat self-hosted home inventory management system for preppers of any type, p...

March 26, 2020

Embracing Automation | Self-Hosted 14

Wendell Wilson is back, and he and Chris are struggling with their automation setups. A...

March 12, 2020

IRC is Not Dead | Self-Hosted 13

Self-Hosted IRC solutions are better than ever. Alan Pope joins us to make a case for t...

February 27, 2020