ARK server changes

A popular game with my family has been Ark: Survival Evolved, a multi-player dinosaur themed survival game that we have played since well before its official release.  Over the last couple of years, we have switched back and forth between a few different server options, sometimes trying to host the …

Teamviewer replacement

Running a bit late today, so posting late.  Been distracted, running into issues with my long-term go-to for remote management, Teamviewer.  While trying to update various computers around the house, I started encountering a 5-minute time limit, apparently due to concerns I might be using the software for business purposes.  …

End of Nextcloud

As commented yesterday, I have been undergoing another shift in my home server and the capabilities, to try to improve the overall performance and reliability.  As part of this, I ended up trying to rebuild the Nextcloud personal cloud server, so that it would be more efficient.  Previously, it was …

Shuffling the cards again

Spending some more time, re-juggling my website configuration and features, this time to move back to a hosted service.  I have found that recent activity on my home server has fundamentally overwhelmed my little WordPress server, so I have had frequent registered outages.  Of course, traffic is almost non-existent, so …

Ark: Aberration

Similar to my Nextcloud difficulties, I have also been having difficulties with our custom private Ark servers since the release of Aberration. The original servers with The Island and Scorched Earth are still working fine, but I wanted to add an Aberration server as well.