Vengeful Centos 8 Has Been Cancelled – boot partition full, zfs removed itself, kvm changed the rules, firewall dead

Hits: 128Centos Project Cancelled As Well As Kubernetes Project is Removing Docker Support Recent news has informed that Devops and System administrators will be working extra for the next few months. In the build up to becoming defunct Centos is becoming as unstable as leading edge beta distros Our server was becoming a bit sluggish …

How to install git-lfs and epel on Amazon Linux 2

Hits: 1144Amazon Linux 2 with Git-lfs Amazon Linux offers some pre-installed extras, Like on the fly volume extension. Amazon Linux is great if you don’t have a really complicated stack. Sometimes the minimalism is too much. But installing some non-standard stuff is possible. For instance our simple project needs to work with large files stored …

Server instance stuck on build and virsh list shows VM as paused OpenStack with Dpdk

Hits: 250On the Red Hat Openstack 13 compute using DPDK creating Server instances gets stuck. when running: openstack server list or show says that “building” When logging into the compute running virsh list shows the same VM is stuck in paused. The solution is to add the following to your roles_data.yaml 1. Define ‘VhostuserSocketGroup’ under …

Notes from setting up Disconnected Docker registry

Hits: 340 Clients concerned with security like financial institutions need to have their containers pulled from an internal Docker registry Setup disconnected Docker registry for Rhosp Pre-requisites: On registry run: $ yum update -y 3.2 Install the Offline registry and Tag the images yum install -y  docker-distribution docker yum-utils docker git wget git net-tools bind- …

Error establishing a database connection AWS EC2 WordPress MYSQL

Hits: 6378Error establishing a database connection while using WordPress installed on AWS EC2 Using the Free tier EC2 server on Amazon with an active wordpress server requires a bit of work, namely that you need a script that will restart the mysqld service. However, it really help to add a swap file, not installed by default …

Fixing Authorization Failure in Ubuntu VM AWS CLI by Synchronizing the Clock

Hits: 1428AWS EC2 CLI “AWS was not able to validate the provided access credentials” I am just trying to run my aws cli from a VM that I keep on a disk-on-key. I added the credentials several times, even creating new accounts. After a few hours of growing perturbance and desire for violence.   Be …

I’ve had a mild curiosity about Docker’s silly container names

Hits: 180Here is the source file that is used to create docker’s silly container names. Source: moby/names-generator.go at master · moby/moby The left side has an adjective like “affectionate”, “agitated”, “amazing”, “angry”, “awesome”, “beautiful”, “blissful”, “bold”, “boring”, “brave”, “busy”, The right side show ignorance of special people as it is based on names from notable …

Bash Script that installs curl gets stuck asking to restart services

Hits: 1258Automation is often a lot of work, even just installing curl Ubuntu is a social creature and does not like to be automated as much as you might expect. Very often your automation gets stuck because all of a sudden the folks at Canonical decided that they prefer human interaction. Often Ansible just hangs! …

Run Open Source Openshift OKD on Windows 10 Home with Oracle Virtual Box

Hits: 138Develop On Openshift on your Windows 10 Laptop As part of our Work we install and configure Openshift. We offer full solutions from installation through the Devops pipeline. I have found that using minishift with VirtualBox to be the easiest Proof of Concept as well as the ability to develop applications and Infrastructure as …

HMS Backup Script – hMailServer forum

Hits: 2376 This is my advice for using SES along side your new Charming Full email server. HmailServer does not currently have a catchall relay smtp function like Postfix or Sendmail in Linux. You can set up Roundcube to send ALL messages via SES with the following settings. Edit C:\inetpub\wwwroot\webmail\config\config.inc.php edit the line $config[‘smtp_server’]  to the following. …