Installing Heapster for Kubernetes

Heapster Heapster monitors the kubernetes cluster, more information on it is available here. Deploy Heapster There are some good example of the deployment here: How to Utilize the “Heapster + InfluxDB + Grafana” Stack in Kubernetes for Monitoring Pods Run Heapster in a Kubernetes...

Deploy Kuberbetes with kubeadm on Ubuntu 16.04

kubeadm After manually deploying kubernetes on my CoreOS machine, I decided to try out some of the tools that facilitate the kuberbetes deployment. The one that stood out the most to me was kubeadm. So let’s give it a shot. Install kubeadm Most of the instructions...

Manually Deploy Kubernetes on CoreOS

Deploying Kubernetes 1.5.x on CoreOS I started out with an older version of CoreOS and just kept updating it. I also had an old version of etcd (version 2) and newer versions of Kubernetes required etcd3. So at first I decided to deploy an older version of kubernetes. There...

ESXi 6.5 Passthrough Video Card/GPU to Plex VM

Hardware Acceleration with Plex So I ran into Using Hardware-Accelerated Streaming post from plex. And I found it intriguing, but then I saw this section in the post: Can I use Hardware-Accelerated Streaming inside of a virtual machine? Hardware-Acceleration Streaming is not currently possible inside of virtual...

Run Script Before Shutdown with VMware Tools

As a continuation of my efforts from my previous post about VirtualBox with VMware, I wanted the VM to be part of auto power on and off process. After I enabled the setting on the VM (Automating the process of starting and stopping virtual machines on VMware ESX\ESXi...

Creating a Launchd Plist for jackd

Moc with Homebrew When you install moc with homebrew (brew install moc) you will see the following message: To have launchd start jack now and restart at login: brew services start jack Or, if you don't want/need a background service you can just run: jackd...

Creating a VIB to modify a Firewall Rule on an ESXi Host

ESXi Logstash Example I ran into these filter examples for ESXi logs with logstash: Grok ESXi 5.x Pattern (for Logstash) (including puppet format with special escaping!) sof-elk So I decided to implement that. First I created the custom config on the logstash side: <div...

ESXi 6.5 on HP Z2 Mini G3 with Intel I219-V NIC

ESXi 6.5 On HP Z2 Mini G3 I ended up installing ESXi 6.5 on the HP Z2 Mini G3 and it actually worked out without any major issues: [root@hp:~] esxcli hardware platform get Platform Information UUID: 0x24 0x98 Product Name: HP Z2 Mini G3 Workstation Vendor...

Troubleshooting tg3 Driver Issues on MacMini Running CoreOS

tg3 Driver StackTrace I had my MariaDB Container running on my CoreOS machine (which is installed on a MacMini 6,2) and some services kept disconnecting from the database at random times. I logged into the CoreOS machine and I saw the following from dmesg: Jul 07...

Additional Jenkins Job Changes

Jenkins So after creating my basic pipeline jenkins job in my previous post, I decided to expand the setup a little bit. Create a job to Trigger another job I decided to create a job which will check for new releases of drive on github and...