Author Archives: jerry

SSL

So I finally got around to updating this thing to SSL. With Let’s Encrypt it is easier then ever. Seriously…no reason not to do it. The next project is an internal PKI server for intranet. We are working on securing … Continue reading

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AWS Storage Gateway

So the backups failed over the weekend and I decided to leverage AWS since my company uses them a crazy amount. I installed the storage gateway and created some volumes. I then mounted the volumes via ISCSI to a VM … Continue reading

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Bleeding Edge!!

So we are doing UI testing which requires the latest and greatest web broweser. Some have RPM other have binaries to install from. Both are fine however trying to use some sort of mgmt (Puppet, Ansible) and a tar.bz2 is … Continue reading

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PowerCLI on Linux

So I finally got PowerCLI working on linux. I have it on a docker image running VMware Photon OS 1.0. This is pretty neat cause now I can: 1. Write a Powershell Script and drop into /scripts on the docker … Continue reading

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AWX (Ansible Tower for Cheapos!!)

So we are making the switch to Ansible tower and we do have a license. However if I can do it the old fashioned way (free) and learn more I am in. AWX 1.0.1 here I am. * Tower-manager is … Continue reading

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WSUS and getting back to basics

So I completely ignored my WSUS server for the past 6 months; well ignore is a large word. It was on unattended mode. All updates got delivered but now I feel like I actually need to manage it along with … Continue reading

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It’s been a while

SO I totally forgot about this blog; well time to update. Expect more contant updates; truly I mean it! I just had to reset the password again via MYSQL; shows how much I use it 🙂

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Spacewalk!!

Got my personal spacewalk server up and running. I am using it to deploy config files /etc/hosts to keep the dns in check. so far it is working on one system. Eventually I hope to get it up and running … Continue reading

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github

for those interested in my scripts and config files check out my github. I am going through most of the stuff I wrote and removing confidential info so it is a work in progress: https://github.com/ephermal

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ELK with Vmware

So the first thing to do is enable SSH on the vmware host (and do NTP if you haven’t already) then get the configs of your esxi server run the below command and your output should be similar esxcli system … Continue reading

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