Self-hosting is having a server at home in order to host personnal data and services on it.

Administrator responsibilities

Self-hosting implies responsibilities, if you want to host a website, emails and have an instant messaging system running, the server needs to stay online all the time, 24/7.

Problems can happen and the server could become unavailable: a power outage, Internet access loss, etc.

If you use the email system and your server becomes unavailable, emails destined to the server will be re-sent under 3 to 7 days.

Self-hosting contraints

Self-hosting issues

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