I have just recently successfully configured my HA to be accessible remotely…
I have followed the following Step By Step guide (thank you to the author - DuckDNS - It's not just me - it's you!):
- Install DuckDNS
- Install NGINX (from the core add-ons)
- Portforward 443 external to YourHAInstanceIPAddr:443 internal (careful of your routers intracacies bearing in mind the above post, this was my stumbling block)
(Not sure this is necessary but … ) Portforward 80 external to YourHAInstanceIPAddr:80 internal
- Find out what your router’s WAN IP address is (make sure this is not via CGNAT (basically NAT layering) as it won’t mean anything on the www.
- Goto duckdns.org and enter your WAN IP Address and generate your token … [all solution i link]
now I was wondering: how safe is it? can it be easily hacked?
the only configuration I did into my router was to create a port forwarding rule… that was it… how can I be sure that this is not opening my LAN to possible attacks?
Thank you all!