[mythtv] Time to retire mythweb?

faginbagin helen.buus at gmail.com
Mon Dec 13 19:23:33 UTC 2021

On 12/12/2021 11:12 PM, Stephen Worthington wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Dec 2021 22:53:31 -0500, you wrote:
>> If I understand correctly, WebFrontend won't depend on apache or nginx,
>> right? In that case, will it still be possible to configure a reverse
>> proxy on a non-mythtv machine running apache or nginx to expose
>> WebFrontend to the internet? I'd prefer not to have to use a VPN to get
>> to it when I'm not at home.
> Anything that runs on a TCP port can be proxied. But I would still
> highly recommend using a VPN like OpenVPN or Wireguard instead. They
> are fully secure, where a proxy is inherently not so secure. Once you
> have put in the (significant) effort to make a VPN work, it is simple
> to use, and gives you full access to your home network, not just to
> one port. I have OpenVPN clients on all my devices (phone, tablet,
> laptop), and they are just click to turn on and click to turn off
> again. But I do pay to have static IP addresses, which makes doing a
> VPN server easier.
Maybe some day I'll figure out these new fangled things like VPNs. I'll 
probably be forced to when my ISP switches from IPV4 to IPV6 and I can't 
get by with NAT and my homegrown script & cron job that handles dynamic DNS.

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