Automating Akamai – Network lists with CLI and API

Hi, This most likely can be first of several posts on tools and approach taken to automate tasks in Akamai. Before we look into specific toolset lets peak what is Akamai’s vision on automation   From what I have seen some […]

PowerShell – Creating PSObject from template

When working with PowerShell I have came across really cool way to work with PSObjects. It’s being simple as creating one of the underlying object methods. But first things first – let’s create one template object

  Thats really […]

HAproxy – backend and domain management using map

This is quick write up how to use single line for easy backend mapping within HAproxy. This has been showed to me by my buddy while challenging current configuration which started to grow. The first thing you will need to […]

Scaffolding application templates using Yeoman.io

When you quickly need to create a new application starting every time from scratch can be a pain in the back side 🙂 But have no fear – there is a really nice service called Yeoman available here (  http://yeoman.io/ ). Based […]

Redhat 7 – LDAP authentication using Ansible

Hey! Recently along with Sanderv32 we have been trying to get LDAP authentication working on Redhat machines. I must admit that we have spent some quite looking for more structured and decent information how to get this working. However up to […]

ChatOps using Hubot – Zabbix maintanance

      This post is suplement to GitHub repo available under https://github.com/RafPe/hubot-zabbix-scripts       So finally day has come when I can write about my recent involvement in automating 🙂 this time with use of hubot ( in this […]

IP address management with PHPipam and docker

Recently I have came across need of having IP address management tool. So I have looked at several options and decided that the best one was phpIPAM for 2 main reasons: API Overlapping subnets Also the look and feel gives […]

Git – Visualize your repository

Working with any kind of version control system in today’s world of IT should not be even a question. One may remain which one 🙂 I personally use Github / BitBucket and for small factor use Gogs ( the last one […]

Ansible – Using template lookup

For some of actions / modules / roles it might be that you would like to use your Jinja template as variable. I have been looking some time for this lookup module. Therefore to save you from crawling over internet […]

Ansible – Using dictionary to deploy pem certificates

When automating certificate deployments I wanted to have smart way of deploying them. So I went ahead and decided to use dictionaries. For this example my variables looked more like as following :

  Once we have that within […]