James Flower

C# .NET and Web Developer

Tag: cloudflare

There are 3 posts with the "cloudflare" tag.

Using Ghost as a Headless CMS with Static Site Generator and Deploying to Cloudflare Pages

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Most blogging websites are powered by server-side software such as Ghost or WordPress. This is extremely useful since they can support complex post editors, schedule posts to be released later, and allow users to register on the website. I self-host Ghost in a dedicated virtual machine, but this mean that I have no redundancy and if I have to do a reboot of the virtual machine for updates it results in my blog content being unavailable for a few minutes. Eventually, I decided I wasn’t happy wit

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Protect Microsoft SQL Server with a Cloudflare Tunnel and Cloudflare Access

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Microsoft SQL Server is a database server engine used in a wide variety of organisations for storing their data. Sometimes, it can be necessary to provide access to this data from remote locations (such as to remote workers, or to services running in remote locations). A Cloudflare Tunnel when combined with Cloudflare Access can provide secure access to a Microsoft SQL Server instance without requiring any ports to be opened or a VPNs to be configured. Introduction In this post, I am goin

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Using Cloudflare Access and tunnels to create an RDP jump host

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Cloudflare Tunnels are a useful way of allowing private services to be accessed remotely, without exposing the devices to inbound connections. This can be combined with Cloudflare Access to provide a secure way of accessing services such as remote desktop. These services can be used to setup a bastion inside a private network. The bastion will then permit a connection to be made to a destination device on the private network. Setting up the Cloudflare Access Application The fi

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