Vagrant – Multi-NIC Definitions via YAML

Vagrant – Multi-NIC Definitions via YAML I am currently working on a little routing project to use as a learning tool for others to easily consume by using Vagrant and Ansible (Inspired by this post by Matt Oswalt with added functionality) Continue reading

Learning Vagrant and Ansible Provisioning

Learning Vagrant and Ansible Provisioning After attending Tech Field Day (#NFD10) there was a great deal of discussion around using Vagrant and Ansible for building out environments and provisioning for testing. After realizing that not everyone was familiar with using Continue reading

Ansible – Generate Rundeck Inventory

Ansible – Generate Rundeck Inventory I have been doing some testing with Jenkins and Rundeck along with Ansible lately. I wanted a way to number one not have to manually update resources.xml for Rundeck but my biggest desire was to Continue reading

Ansible – Installing open-vm-tools

Ansible – Installing open-vm-tools Just sharing this out in case someone else may be looking for a way to install open-vm-tools for Ubuntu or CentOS and wants to ensure that only virtual machines get this package installed. Throw together a Continue reading

Ansible – Quick Inventory Gathering using loops

Ansible – Quick Inventory Gathering using loops I came across this today looking through the Ansible Google groups. The OP wanted something that would output something like below into separate files per inventory hostname. Linux ans-test-4 3.13.0-55-generic #92-Ubuntu SMP Sun Continue reading

Ansible – Zenoss 5 Core – Master

Ansible – Zenoss 5 Core – Master As it has been some time since actually putting something together to install Zenoss I figured I would set out to do just that using Ansible. As I began through this it seems Continue reading

Ansible – Highly Available ELK Stack

Ansible – Highly Available ELK Stack A little over a year ago I provided installation scripts along with this post to help setup a completely redundant ELK Stack. This post has definitely been one of my most popular posts that Continue reading

Quick Script to inject SSH Keys for hostnames and ip address

Quick Script to inject SSH Keys for hostnames and ip address While playing around with Rundeck I wanted to run some quick Ansible playbooks. I have not found a good way to integrate Ansible other than running local commands that actually run Continue reading