Ansible Galaxy

Ansible has a community site where people can upload their custom roles. It’s is called Ansible Galaxy. Galaxy is similar to Chef’s community cookbook site. This is very positive for the Ansible community. Chef has a lot of community cookbooks,… Read More ›

Installing Chef on CentOS

If you are looking for an introductory guide to installing Chef on CentOS 6.x systems then I highly recommend this one. It is very well written, easy to follow, and it works. I have tried it myself. Ironic as it… Read More ›

Debian on Server Configuration Changes

While looking for information on system auditing I stumbled on this quote from the Debian Administrator’s Handbook. 14.3.3.┬áDetecting Changes Once the system is installed and configured, and barring security upgrades, there’s usually no reason for most of the files and… Read More ›