Promting for Sudo Password in Travis
"Lucy, why would you want to do this? ARE YOU OK?" It's true: making Travis print the sudo prompt and enter it's password is not a common use case. We were testing a new feature in Bolt which opens a subprocess on the local machine and runs a command as …read more
Cloud Provisioning with Terraform and Bolt
NOTE: Since writing this, we've added inventory plugins to Bolt, which allow you to dynamically load inventory from sources like Terraform, PuppetDB, and Azure. I recommend checking out Tony Green's blog post about using the Terraform plugin.
Terraform is a cloud provisioning tool that's great at managing low-level infrastructure components …read more
Puppetize Live 2018
I'm writing this on the plane home from Amsterdam after an exciting, challenging, educational, and ultimately successful week. For those that don't know Puppet conducted a grand experiment this year: instead of hosting a multi-day, multi-track conference (nee Puppetconf), our annual celebration was a single-track, live streamed event that ran …read more
OSCON 2018 is officially in the books, and I have to say this one was a stand out. A combination of career advancement (read: getting smarter), gaining experience, and having a number of contacts old and new at the conference made it a particularly great experience. I've gotten to the …read more
Our office recently relocated to a WeWork, which has an RFID card for getting onto the floor before business hours and for getting into our company's suite there. Unfortunately I already have an RFID card (my Orca card) attached to my phone, so keeping the WeWork card there was a …read more
Managing CoreOS With Puppet
To be perfectly honest, the only reason I wanted to do this is because I submitted a talk to PuppetConf on the subject and it got accepted. Woops. Way to go past Lucy.
There are a few cases where managing CoreOS with Puppet makes sense though.
Here's the …
Installing a Package in an Openshift Container (Kind Of)
TODO Better title. Ping me with ideas!
Fair warning: This article assumes that you have a decent understanding of Openshift from the outset, because explaining all the concepts used here would take too much space. I'll try to link to resources where applicable though, so that words don't go undefined …read more