Recently I was presented with a very common problem, offer up a service which uses an unprivileged port, present that service through a reverse proxy and keep the entire service secure by completing TLS termination on the proxy. This is a pretty old problem and in my case the service is Hashicorp Vault, but what’s odd is that for such a popular platform I couldn’t find any guides or configuration . . .
When my infrastructure grew to a certain level of complexity, I realised I was having to remember a lot to keep it all together. For some time I’d been (and still am) a big fan of Zim Desktop Wiki however this is less than practical for using multiple machines and doesn’t work at all if you’re connecting over a remote connection, really I needed something web based. MediaWiki is a . . .
Netbox is an incredible tool and I’ll happily say I don’t know how I worked before I was introduced to it, scrabbling around in leviathan (non version controlled) spreadsheets and SharePoint pages that try to perform IP address management, or even worse the notes on a scrap of paper or book on someone’s desk. There are other tools on the market, but they cost an arm and a leg for . . .