Reverse proxy self-hosted services with HTTPS, Wildcard DNS, and Wildcard SSL certificate, without port forwarding and tunneled from a VPS.

Introduction Even though most of my services are hosted in Virtual Private Servers (VSP) or even dedicated servers around, which are placed in environments that are designed for providing services publicly (data centers, networks, and providers), I enjoy self-hosting some services at home, from a Synology (but this could be any computer, including a Raspberry Pi). The advantages in terms of...

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Dr. Daniel Graziotin is a senior researcher (Akademischer Rat) at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. His research interests include human, behavioral, and psychological aspects of empirical software engineering, studies of science, and open science. He is associate editor at the Journal of Open Research Software and academic editor at the Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO) journal. Daniel was awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers in 2017, the European Design Award (bronze) in 2016, and the Data Journalism Award in 2015. He received his Ph.D. in computer science at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy.