SaltStack has a lot of states and modules, an each one has different options, but some times the state/module doesn't support a certain function, so you have to use another
SaltStack has a schedule state that allows you to manage scheduled jobs on client (Minion), and it's very handy to manage cron style job.
But sometimes you could need to run a job once, in other words,
One of things I like in SaltStack is his modules system. It's as simple as Ansible modules.
All what you need is creating a module with
For a reason or another, you maybe have a situation where you need to resolve redirection internally from upstream in Nginx. i.e when you request a
If you manage many of dedicated servers and networks, you will need a "Source of Truth" to do that efficiently. From time to time I try to find a better solution to do that.
So I decided to give "NetBox" a try! But what is NetBox?
I think even you do monitor and collect performance metrics (whitebox monitoring), you also need
But for some reasons, you maybe need it in one of your bash scripts. And of course will not rewrite the script just for that part!
For that reason, Nagios was a good solution and had a good market share for a long time. But Nagios
Hello, my name is Ahmed AbouZaid and this is my "lite" technical blog!
I'm a passionate DevOps, Linux system administrator, RedHat Certified Engineer (RHCE), AWS SysOps/Solutions Architect, Free/Open source geek, author, interested in environment, calligraphy, and I believe that “Details Matter”!
Automation, data, and metrics are my preferred areas. I have a built-in monitoring chip, and too lazy to do anything manually :D
Recently I started reading " High Performance Browser Networking ", and If you ask me, I will say it's a masterpiece! Not just...
Recently I needed to monitor some system processes in a "blackbox" way! I just need to make sure they are up and running, and how ...
Update 1/11/2015: I updated the module and made a Github repository " List Ansible inventory groups ". -------------------- ...
Abstract. I needed to a unified inventory for all servers I manage, so I made a Python script retrieves servers list and ssh ports from O...
Something I just remembered, just for fun, I created another versions of " Ansible module to list groups in inventory - Python " b...
Non-Technical details: I really enjoy learning new languages, not just grammar, but the whole culture of the language. The main problem whe...
If you ask me, I will say that CloudFlare is one of the best companies appeared in last few years! CloudFlare came to fill a real need in t...
- ► 2016 (10)