SSH Tunnel When we have a service behind a firewall in a remote server sometimes we want a simple way to connect to it without setting up port forwarding. Setting up a ssh tunnel is pretty straight forward and pretty secure because your traffic will be encrypted on his path. This is perfect for a quick and simple connection for yourself without sacrificing the security of your server. Let’s get started with SSH tunnels Before you start, if you’re connecting to a remote host over the internet just make sure that your ssh connection is secured.
In the last post i showed you how do i get data in Home Assistant from a Sonoff Pow R2 using MQTT now we going to use that data to feed the energy dashboard. Because just like i said my sonoff is measuring my single solar panel production and we can use that to integrate with the beautiful dashboard that Hass as gifted us. How do i measure my house energy consumption?
Understand your bill Stay up to date and save money on your energy bill. By understanding what and how your electric company charges you at the end of the month, you can use it smarter and therefore save money. Here were gonna clarify and learn how to measure kW/h. How the electric bill price is calculated? Your electricity provider measure the electricity your house consumes in kW/h (it stands for KiloWatt / Hour), puts a price on that and after knowing how much kW/h you spent they know how much they have to charge you.
Wether you want to secure your connections while you are on a public wi-fi, with or without password, or you simple want to access resources on your home network a VPN connection is the way to go. In this post i will help you setup your own vpn server in your home or office network using a cheap raspberry pi or home PC but it has to be on all the time, at least it must be up when you want to connect to it.