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Vagrant Box Templates

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Over the past few months I have been putting together some Vagrant box templates based on different Linux distros all using Packer. My goal is to have a stan...

Ubuntu - VMware Template Cleanup Script

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Just sharing these scripts in case anyone ever needs/wants a quick way to prep an Ubuntu VM template with/without guest customizations. One script is just a ...

Ansible - Using the set_facts module

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Today I was writing/updating an Ansible role for installing Cacti monitoring and decided to add the ability to choose the back-end webserver being used. The ...

Vagrant - Complex Vagrantfile Configurations

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I will be using this a reference for adding various Vagrant configurations for setting up testing environments. I really just wanted to put this out here bec...

Docker - Building containers using Ansible

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Have you thought about building Docker containers using some Ansible role(s) or playbook(s) you may already be using for your regular automated deployments? ...