If you've got an old Android phone lying around at home and you want to give it some kind of utility, why not transform it into a server? It might sound somewhat complicated, but thanks to the application Servers Ultimate you can create a mobile server from which you can share files with your friends, create a Mr. Robot-style honeypot or use it as a media server.
Create your own server with an old Android.
If we think about it, transforming an old phone into a home server has its advantages, despite not offering too much storage space: it's small, it fits anywhere and it consumes very little energy.
Once we've downloaded its APK, with this application we can run on our smartphone or tablet instances of over 60 different kinds of servers with more than 70 different protocols, including the following types of servers:
As well as all the latter, it comes along with loads of network tools, including a port scanner, a MySQL monitor, whois and traceroute. it's obviously not an application for ordinary users, but is great for developers. If we want to try to create our own server on our phone, this is the right application.