Advanced Server Configurations
Configure Obico Server using
You can further configure Obico Server using the
Configuring Obico Server using the
.env file is for advanced users. If incorrectly configured, Obico Server may not start up or function correctly.
obico-serverdirectory, make a copy of
dotenv.exampleand rename the copy as
.env. If you are on a Linux the server, run
cp dotenv.example .env.
.env file name is NOT a typo. Please don't name the file
env. Otherwise Obico Server won't try to read that file.
.envusing your favorite editor.
Go through the lines in the file, and remove the leading
#on the lines that you intend to change. Please do NOT remove the leading
#on any line that you don't understand or don't intend to change. It may cause unexpected server behaviors.
Other advanced server setups
📄️ Firewall configuration on Windows, Mac, and Linux
📄️ Configure Obico to work with a reverse proxy
Security Warning: The guide below only cover the basic steps to set up a reverse proxy for self-hosted Obico Server. The setup required to properly secure your reverse proxy is too complicated to be covered here. Please do your own research to gather the necessary info before you proceed.
📄️ Running Obico Server with Nvidia GPU acceleration
This is only available on Linux based host machines
📄️ Configure a Gmail account as SMTP server to send emails
To use Gmail's SMTP server for sending email, follow the following simple steps.
📄️ Email setup troubleshooting guide
It isn't uncommon that you can't send emails despite the fact that you have configured your account name and password correctly in .env. This is because of increasingly stringent security measurements Gmail and other email providers put in place to fight spam emails.
📄️ Telegram Setup Guide
My Base: Fresh Install Ubuntu 20.04.
📄️ Pushover Notifications Setup Guide
This tutorial walks you through the steps to configure Pushover notifications on your self-hosted Obico server.