Ansible is a powerful IT automation engine, perfect for the IT professional or DevOps engineer. There are many ways to install Ansible, often packages are used to install a single version of Ansible across your entire system. This post will cover how to install Ansible 2.12 with pipenv and pyenv. In my environment I use…
Weekly Links 12/09-12/16: AWX, Logging, NTP
This week covers AWX, Ansible’s solution for scaling out deployments. Some Graylog feature previews and a run through of building an NTP client!
Weekly Links 12/02-12/09: Proxmox, Security, Homelab
The holidays are upon us and time is short. Enjoy some interesting links from this past week!
Provision Proxmox Containers with Ansible
I’ve been building a lot of virtual machines and containers on proxmox lately. To save some time I wrote an ansible role that provisions containers for me, I just have to update some variables.
Weekly Links 11/25-12/02: Proxmox, Self-hosted, Ceph
There’s a lot of potential apps to host in a homelab. I’ve investigated where to start, also info on getting Ceph and Proxmox up and running at home.
Weekly Links 11/19-11/25: Ceph, Project work, Music
Lots of work on Ceph and Proxmox, advice for working on projects, checking out Shodan and some new music recommendation for homelab work!
Weekly Links 11/12-11/18: Ansible, Kubernetes, and DevOps
This week covers a lot of Ansible, Kubernetes and theres some interesting DevOps article reads. Also time to start testing RHEL 8!
Using Ansible “when” Statements
Using Ansible “when” statements allows you to set parameters for when a task should play out. I’ve put together some examples.
Weekly Links 11/5-11/11: OKD, DevOps, and Ansible
I sweat, this is the week I’ll do a write up about my lab.. Lots of interesting articles this week! I’ve been reading a lot more about security this week.
Weekly Links 10/29-11/4: VPN, Lab Apps, and Linux Basics
I didn’t get a ton of work done int he lab this week, but I did write about using subelements with Ansible. Also spent some time working with Graylog and Hashcorp Vault earlier in the week. I should be able to put a Graylog Ansible role up in the near future. Vault looks like it’s a little bit of a bigger project, but the structure is really interesting.