Vault Vault is a command line utility for encrypting & decrypting things. Those things are stored on disk in hidden files, meaning in *nix they simply have a ‘.’ in front and don’t show up unless you type ls -la 😉 But anyway, who cares if someone can locate the files ! They are AES encrypted […]
Runner Reminder Runner is a command line tool for running commands on thousands of devices that support SSH. I wrote Runner and use it every single day, because unlike Ansible, Runner truly has no dependencies on the client or server side other than SSH. I have used Runner to build entire datacenters, so it is […]
Justification For Learning OOP Since 1995, I have written some form of code, but over the years my career has never taken shape with a primary focus on development. Instead in my various roles of Systems, Network, Application and Datacenter engineering & architecture, I have found excuses to let the inner code hacker in me, out. […]
Hey Folks, The systems running Tuxlabs are currently running CentOS 6.5 to emulate a production RHEL like setup for an Openstack Cloud. Running an operating system this old has it’s drawbacks such as dependencies. I was recently installing a well know Python framework and ran into compatibility issues. The framework required Python 2.7 and CentOS 6.5 […]
In my last post about Runner I briefly explained needing to modify your ~/.ssh/config to use a ProxyCommand to allow for automatic tunneling with SSH.
ProxyCommand /usr/local/bin/sconnect -4 -w 4 -S localhost:8081 %h %p
What I didn’t explain is there is an alternative method that is arguably simpler. It requires creating three small shells scripts & placing them in your path or a […]