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3 pages tagged with "tailscale"

Backup headscale using Litestream

February 25, 2023 - 979 words - 5 mins
How we can ensure if something happens to the server running headscale that I can recover the configuration? Always have a backup strategy! This time I tested headscale and Litestream locally, combined with a S3-compatible storage (MinIO) ▶️ Also made a recording of this that you can watch on YouTube… read more

Deploying headscale to for homelab setup

February 19, 2023 - 583 words - 3 mins
This time I took my local headscale setup and deployed to, to allow nodes from different locations to connect into my homelab mesh network. This builds on top of work done in previous TIL, but moves away from local testing using Docker and some VMs to real internetz deployment. ▶️ Also made a … read more

Testing out headscale for a homelab setup

January 29, 2023 - 800 words - 4 mins
Instead of just exposing a single machine to the internet (see previous TIL), I wanted this time to quickly test headscale and see how it operates for a homelab scenario to replace Tailscale. ▶️ I also made a recording of this that you can watch on YouTube here. 1. Run headscale in a controlled envi… read more