Category Archives: Puppet

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Augeas Bug while playing with ” in /etc/default/grub

Today seems to be the day of buggy software. I am using the Puppet module herculesteam/augeasproviders_grub to manage entries in /etc/default/grub on Debian and CentOS systems, here is an example: This should result in the following line in /etc/default/grub: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=”nomodeset … Continue reading

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Link collection of the (last) week(s)

Some interesting and important happenings and things I found in the past week (and prior): Differences between shell types + their workflow Puppet 4.3 got released! 2.2.5 New Nmap! after 3.5 years of development Commitmas is comming! (still thinking about … Continue reading

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What is Puppet-Community?

I’m a Puppet-Community member since the 31. of August 2015. Since than, a few colleagues asked me what we do: In my opinion, our work is split up into three parts: Maintain so many different tools and plugins for the … Continue reading

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Preparing Puppet Workshops

I’m currently planning a puppet workshop for my colleagues to introduce them into the world of puppet and code driven infrastructure. Here is my current agenda: Why do I want configuration mangement, why do I want puppet? puppet (Configuration Management) … Continue reading

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PuppetConf 2015 recordings now available!

During the first week of october 2015 the last PuppetConf happened, Puppet Labs now released the recordings, here are a few that I can recommend: Chocolatey and Puppet: Managing Your Windows Software Since 2011 Many people are still scared about … Continue reading

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(not really) weekly link collection

Not Even Close: The State of Computer Security (with slides) – James Mickens from NDC Conferences on Vimeo. Create Puppet modules with solid foundations How to Use Puppet right The CAP Theorem (only Wikipedia) Serving Dovecot mailbox quota status to … Continue reading

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30 Posts in 30 Days

Robert is again doing a blog series where he writes 30 posts in 30 days. I’m also participating (as last year) and will try to write one post each day, from the 2nd of November until the 2nd of december. … Continue reading

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Tweet des Tages

abandon all hope, ye who enter the realm of puppet filemappers. #puppetize — The Wrath of PB™ (@hirojin) 12. August 2015

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Postgres Short Tips

In der Standardinstallation von Postgres darf der lokale User postgres via localhost auf den Server zugreifen: Auflisten aller Datenbanken auf dem Server: Auflisten aller User: Das Postgres eigene Yum Repository für 9.4 unter CentOS einrichten + Postgres updaten: Eine Datenbank … Continue reading

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Short Tip: Vergessene Kerneloptionen finden unter Gentoo

Es gibt bestimmte Software unter Gentoo welche bestimmte Optionen im Kernel verlangt, z.b. CONFIG_KVM_AMD=y auf AMD basierten Servern wenn man Qemu mit KVM nutzen möchte. Beim installieren der Pakete meldet sich auch emerge und weist darauf hin dass diese Optionen … Continue reading

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