Ansible – Debian Based Gotchas – Part-1

Ansible – Debian Based Gotchas – Part-1 As I am currently running through some Docker setups between Debian Jessie and Ubuntu Trusty using Ansible I ran into a few gotchas. Now I would have assumed that everything SHOULD be identical but Continue reading Ansible – Debian Based Gotchas – Part-1

Ansible – Discover and Backup PowerDNS Zones/Records

Ansible – Discover and Backup PowerDNS Zones/Records While working on a solution that requires PowerDNS, I have come to a point in which I would like to include backup and recovery options for this solution. So I figured I would share these Continue reading Ansible – Discover and Backup PowerDNS Zones/Records

Packer – Vagrant – Ansible – Windows (WinRMTransport Error)

Packer – Vagrant – Ansible – Windows While doing some Packer builds for Windows Server 2012 R2 to be used with Vagrant in order to do some Ansible learning I stumbled across this issue. ansible-playbook -i hosts playbook.yml PLAY [windows] Continue reading Packer – Vagrant – Ansible – Windows (WinRMTransport Error)

Hey, I can DevOPS my Network too! – Manual-configured OSPF (Part 5)

Hey, I can DevOPS my Network too! – Manual-configured OSPF (Part 5) In the previous post we setup our OSPF routing topology auto-configured using Ansible. Which works really nice when we already know what our variable definitions are and the Continue reading Hey, I can DevOPS my Network too! – Manual-configured OSPF (Part 5)

Hey, I can DevOPS my Network too! – Auto-configured OSPF (Part 4)

Hey, I can DevOPS my Network too! – Auto-configured OSPF (Part 4) In the last post we spun up (Vagrant Up) our environment. So at this point we are ready to start exploring and seeing how easy it is to bring up Continue reading Hey, I can DevOPS my Network too! – Auto-configured OSPF (Part 4)

Hey, I can DevOPS my Network too! – Vagrant Up (Part 3)

Hey, I can DevOPS my Network too! – Vagrant Up (Part 3) In the last post we defined our nodes to spin up with Vagrant which will be used from here on out during our series. In this post we Continue reading Hey, I can DevOPS my Network too! – Vagrant Up (Part 3)

Hey, I can DevOPS my Network too! – Define Nodes (Part 2)

Hey, I can DevOPS my Network too! – Define Nodes (Part 2) In the previous post we prepped our environment in order to get everything ready to begin building out our environment. Which means we are now ready to finalize our Continue reading Hey, I can DevOPS my Network too! – Define Nodes (Part 2)

Hey, I can DevOPS my Network too! – Prep-Work (Part 1)

Hey, I can DevOPS my Network too! – Prep-Work (Part 1) In the previous post we went over the intro on what we will be setting up by going through each of these posts. In this post we will be Continue reading Hey, I can DevOPS my Network too! – Prep-Work (Part 1)