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Ansible Best Practices – Ansible Real Life Series

Learn about Ansible Best Practices to follow

In Ansible, Jul 29, 2021

How To Get Hands-On Experience in AWS

Every Time you have the same situation, you know the technology and maybe you are already a certified professional in that technology, but you are not getting enough hands-on on that ...

In AWS, Jan 04, 2021

Getting Started with Ansible Collections

Ansible Collection is a great way of getting content contributions from various Ansible Developers. Earlier there was a tagline for Ansible – “Batteries included”, but now the battery...

In redhat, ansible, Dec 22, 2020

Configure Your Windows Host to be Managed by Ansible

I was talking to my friend about Ansible automation and how we are implementing automated solutions for cloud and on-premise infrastructure. Then he told me that, his team is looking ...

In redhat, ansible, Dec 01, 2020

Remove nodes from Kubespray Managed Kubernetes Cluster

Kubespray is a combination of Ansible and Kubernetes and you can use Kubespray for deploying production ready Kubernetes clusters. You can manage full-lifecycle of Kubernetes clusters...

In containers, kubernetes, Nov 30, 2020

Adding new nodes to Kubespray Managed Kubernetes Cluster

Kubespray is a combination of Ansible and Kubernetes and you can use Kubespray for deploying production ready Kubernetes clusters. Learn how to add new nodes in a Kubernetes cluster u...

In containers, kubernetes, Nov 27, 2020

Deploying Kubernetes with Kubespray

You have multiple ways to deploy a production ready Kubernetes cluster and Kuberspray is another method in which we will use Ansible for configuring the nodes and deploying a kubernet...

In containers, kubernetes, Nov 23, 2020

Red Hat Remote Exams – Everything you need to know

We all know Red Hat certifications are very valuable and it will help you a lot for getting shortlisted in the hiring process. But we also know, Red Hat Exams are not simple multiple ...

In redhat, certification, Nov 20, 2020

How to Increase Attachment File Size Limit in GitLab

We know GitLab is one of the best and easy to use git server solutions available in the market now. And GitLab CE is available as free and we can simply spin up a VM and set up our ow...

In git, Nov 19, 2020

How to attend Red Hat Remote Exam ? Every details you need to know

In August 2020, Red Hat announced the availability of Remote exams for students and the entire Learning community were so happy, yes we can attend Red Hat exams from our home or offic...

In redhat, Nov 09, 2020

How to Import Existing VMWare VM’s into Terraform

Terraform is an amazing tool for your infrastructure automation. Everything about your infrastructure can be write as code and maintain by team; means your infrastructure is transpare...

In terraform, Nov 04, 2020

Connecting Ansible Tower to Git Server with Self Signed Certificates

So many questioned me when I mention git server in an Ansible Tower environment; and later I realized that, most of them are keeping their projects inside Ansible Tower !!!

In Ansible, Oct 12, 2020

HashiCorp Certified Terraform Associate – Learning & Exam Tips

I started using Terraform somewhere in 2018, but very limited usage as I thought it is just another tool for provisioning infrastructure and other services – or a variant of Vagrant; ...

In terraform, Sep 18, 2020

How to Pass CKA & CKAD Exams ? 10 Tips for Kubernetes Exams

Here see the best tips for Kubernetes Exams - Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) & Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD).

In kubernetes, Aug 15, 2020

Deploy Minikube Using Vagrant and Ansible on VirtualBox – Infrastructure as Code

Minikube is a tool to run a kubernetes cluster locally, that means on your laptop or inside a virtual machine. Minikube will run a single node kubernetes cluster on your machine with ...

In kubernetes, Aug 11, 2020

CKA & CKAD - Kubernetes Exam Tips, Learning Path and Certification

Since kubernetes is getting wide acceptance, Kubernetes Certification is the most trending one in IT circle now. I have completed both recently (March – April 2020) and I started gett...

In kubernetes, May 03, 2020

How to Install VMWare vCenter Server Appliance

When we talk about virtualization, VMWare is one of the best choice and most popular in town. You can download VMware vSphere Hypervisor 6.7 for FREE and install on bare metal servers...

In vmware, Mar 20, 2020

Start Your OpenShift Journey with these Free Red Hat Training Programs

Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform is one of the best kubernetes platform for enterprises. As we know kubernetes and OpenShift are multi-component stack and not easy to learn withou...

In openshift, Mar 09, 2020

Installing oVirt 4 with Self-Hosted Engine on Enterprise Linux

oVirt is one of the best free and open-source virtualization solution with enterprise level features. Installing oVirt cluster is simple and straight forward and you can refer the ins...

In oVirt, Mar 05, 2020

ansible-tower-service, Start or Stop Ansible Tower

As we know, Ansible Tower is a multi-component system including Ansible, Tower API, RabbitMQ, Database (managed or external) etc. And will be more complicated when you install Ansible...

In ansible, Feb 19, 2020

How To Add Custom Modules In Ansible

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In ansible, Feb 03, 2020

How to Create Scheduled Snapshots in Google Cloud Platform

Yes, your server and data are on cloud, but to avoid the risk of unexpected data loss still you need to follow standard backup mechanisms provided by cloud providers like snapshots or...

In cloud, Jan 16, 2020

GNS3 VM – How to Enable KVM Support

GNS3 (Graphical Network Simulator) is the most popular – open source, free software – tool for designing and simulating network infrastructure.

In network, automation, Dec 26, 2019

How to Request Resource Quota Increase in Microsoft Azure

As we know public cloud is offering unlimited* amount of resources and as an end user of public cloud we don’t need to worry about the backend resources. But, there are few facts to c...

In azure, cloud, Nov 08, 2019

Build Your Own Git Server using Gogs

When it comes to VCS (Version Control System), we will have confusion as we have many products in market with almost same capabilities. When we think about enterprise level usage, Git...

In ansible, automation, cloud, Oct 22, 2019

Adding Container Images to Google Container Registry (GCR)

Google Container Registry (GCR) is a service in Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to manage your own docker container repository. This is fully managed service and you can store your custom...

In gcr, container, gcp, automation, Oct 21, 2019

Ansible Tower - How to Backup and Restore

Ansible Tower is a wonderful product which help to implement a central hub for IT automation. Ansible Tower is basically a web console and REST API for underlying Ansible Engine but w...

In ansible, automation, Sep 24, 2019

Ansible – Part 8 – Managing Facts

Ansible facts are nothing but some variables which are automatically discovered by the Ansible on managed hosts while running ansible adhoc commands or playbooks.

In Ansible, Automation, Sep 03, 2019

Ansible – Part 7 – Managing Variables

You can use variables in ansible plays to store values like users to create, packages to install etc. By using variables, you can manage your plays with dynamic input values.

In Ansible, Automation, Aug 30, 2019

Configure TLS Encrypted Tunnel For Remote Logs Using Syslog-ng

You might be a Sysadmin, developer, DBA or whatever, logs are like treasure boxes for anyone working in IT. And the best practice to keep logs in a central location together with loca...

In Aug 08, 2019

Malaysia Long Term Social Visit Pass (LTSVP) – Frequently Asked Questions

LTSVP stands for Long Term Social Visit Pass and this is using inorder bring our parents for long stay in Malaysia for a maximum of 1 year. The duration may be less if the employment ...

In expats, visa, Jul 02, 2019

HTTP Status Codes

You are browsing some sites or testing your own web applications, and suddenly you receive a white screen with some error number ! No worries, if you are getting some error message me...

In Jul 02, 2019

Sending Email Using Python and smtplib

We can easily send email from python script using smtplib module, which defines an SMTP client session object that can be used to send mail to any Internet machine with an SMTP or ESM...

In Jun 13, 2019

Learn the basics of Linux from Red Hat

Red Hat is offering its beginner level Linux course at no-cost; yes you heard it right – Its free ! Red Hat Enterprise Linux Technical Overview (RH024) is offering as Video Classroom ...

In Feb 25, 2019

How to delete a pod with Terminating state in OpenShift or Kubernetes Cluster

There might be situations where you have already deleted pods (or already removed dc aka deployment configuration) but pods are stuck in Terminating state. There are few suggestions i...

In Jan 24, 2019

How to Fix a Failed PV in OpenShift Cluster

There are several cases a PV (PhysicalVolume) appear as Failed in OpenShift or Kubernetes cluster. Once of the reason is wrong ClaimRef by which PV will mark as claimed but actually n...

In Nov 16, 2018

OpenShift Cluster – How to Drain or Evacuate a Node for Maintenance

As we know OpenShift clusters are bundled with multiple compute nodes, master nodes, infra nodes etc, it’s not a big deal to manage node maintenance for OS patching kind of activities...

In Nov 07, 2018