OpenStack, Ansible, and Kolla on Ubuntu 16.04

OpenStack and Ansible Initially I wanted to play around with a pure Ansible deployment for OpenStack. As I kept reading up on it, I realized it will require a lot of resources and it actually involved a pretty compex configuration. From Quick Start: Absolute minimum server resources...

Getting Started with Jenkins

I wanted to setup my own Jenkins server and create a simple job. It was actually pretty easy, but I wanted to jot down my notes so I don’t forget about my process. Deploy Jenkins Server with Docker Since I had a docker server, I decided to deploy the...

Deploy OpenStack Ocata with RDO/PackStack on Fedora 25

OpenStack Installers So after manually deploying Openstack, I decided to check out the options for automating that install. Here are some good sites that compare the installers: Comparison of OpenStack Installers DevOps Installers OpenStack all-in-one: test cloud services in one laptop After reading...

Manually Deploying OpenStack Ocata on Fedora 25

OpenStack So I decided to try out OpenStack on Fedora 25. I was able to follow the OpenStack Installation Tutorial for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS. The guide is pretty long and I don’t want to cover each step in great detail since it’s covered in the...

Running a Windows VM in Virtualbox in a VMware Gentoo VM

Installing Gentoo as a VM on a VMWare/ESXi Host One might think: why would anyone do this? but the primary reason was to have a VM that I could RDP to while it’s on a VPN. And I admit that this is a bit of an overkill, but I...

Using Flannel with CoreOS

CoreOS Update I recently updated from 1298.7.0 to 1353.6.0 and for some reason some of the bridge interfaces for my containers wouldn’t start up. I just saw the following interfaces: core ~ # ip -4 a 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN group...

Migrating MariaDB to Docker

So a while back I moved my Mariadb instance to my FreeBSD VM. Now that I was playing around with docker, I wanted to move the mariadb install to docker and see how it fares. Update Mariabdb On FreeBSD Before the migration I wanted to update mariadb to...

Run Elasticsearch and Kibana on Docker

Elasticsearch with Docker I had a CoreOS machine and I wanted to move my ELK (elasticsearch,logstash, and kibana) stack to docker. At first I wanted to move all the machines, but then I realized that I was already using UDP port 514 for splunk on the same host so...

Using Splunk with Docker

Splunk and Docker The instructions on the setup are covered in: How to use the Splunk Enterprise Docker image. I decided to take the docker-compose approach. Install docker-compose on CoreOS First we need to install docker-compose on CoreOS. There are a couple of sites that talk about...

Using WP Scan Docker Image with CoreOS

WPScan I wanted to run WPScan against my wordpress install just to make sure I don’t miss anything obvious. Looking over the prerequisites, it looks like it needs a specific version of ruby: Ruby >= 2.1.9 - Recommended: 2.3.3 I checked out my Debian and CentOS...