More NextCloud Android app issues and mass transfers!

I think NextCloud app will be usable for most normal daily cloud transfers when the transfer volume is relatively low, but I needed a faster way to transfer large directories on my phone that have accumulated over the years! So, I moved large directories to my hard drive via direct cable connect to my Linux …

NextCloud move/increase storage!

OK, I think I sucessfully moved my NextCloud data file by following these instructions… https://help.nextcloud.com/t/howto-change-move-data-directory-after-installation/17170 BTW, having phpMyAdmin available, which I installed on addition to LAMP, makes the MySQL changes much easier. So far everything looks good! Also Install imagick, which the NextCloud overview recommended. Surprisingly many steps to get there, many attempts required other …

NextCloud cron jobs/Contacts

Setup Ubuntu Server cron jobs to… Run rinker.sh [ddns updater] every 10min Run certbot renew [for Let’s Encrypt renew] ever hour. Since the cert doesn’t expire for 90 days, every hour seems like overkill. But I don’t keep server up 24/7. So I want to make sure it’s checked in the window of time I …

NextCloud…moving/expanding storage

When reinstalling I put the data area on root, but I thought no big deal…I’ll move it later. It’s cloud storage that should be a basic maintenance procedure. But when I started looking into it, article after article says moving data storage is not recommended and it is strongly advised to reinstall to accomplish this. …

NextCloud DDNS update and server hardening

Create cron job to update my DDNS with my dynamic IP address, (so far my IP address hasn’t changed since I started using the DDNS)… 1) crontab -e (this is the crontab edit command) 2) add the following line (without double quotes) at the bottom of the file to run the script every 10 minutes, …