Poorly Documented Dependencies

Few things irritate me more than poorly documented dependencies. If your tool or software documentation states you can install your widget with one command and it does not work you are probably annoying people. Enter your email I consent to receiving your weekly newsletter, DevOps'ish SUBSCRIBE   Consider this a running list of tools and their often not well documented dependency chains....

May 23, 2016 · 2 min · Chris Short

Got Badlock? Ansible Can Help

Badlock might not be bad for all. If you are using Ansible you can patch your systems with a single playbook (or ad hoc command). For RPM based OS users Badlock (samba) patching is as easy as: ansible -m shell -a "yum update *samba*" all Or you can be very granular and use an Ansible Playbook to audit and patch samba packages: ---- hosts:alltasks:- name:Check if samba packages are installedshell:"yum list installed *samba* | awk '!...

April 12, 2016 · 1 min · Chris Short