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Delete Dynamic Resource Object form CloudForms

If you are in the situation where you cannot delete a DRO from the UI you can go and delete it from the rails console. I had the following Dynamic Resource Object Definition:   As you can see I have 2 instances. How do you delete these instances? With both the API calls as well Read more about Delete Dynamic Resource Object form CloudForms[…]

CloudForms in AWS part 3

This will be the last part of the blog series but probably the most interesting one. When you launch a smartstate analysis you will see the following in you evm log files.

There are a few interesting parts here. What is the AgentCoordinator? The code can be found here: /opt/rh/cfme-gemset/bundler/gems/manageiq-providers-amazon-9620e26f4381/app/models/manageiq/providers/amazon/agent_coordinator.rb . Its out of scope Read more about CloudForms in AWS part 3[…]

CloudForms in AWS part 2

This part of the CloudForms in AWS blog series will walk you through how to make sure that CloudForms reaches its full potential in AWS. IMPORTANT: If you want SmartState analysis to work you need to register your AWS account with the cloud access program. Use the link below to enable cloud access: https://engage.redhat.com/forms/cloud-access-registration Once Read more about CloudForms in AWS part 2[…]

AWS Multi – AZ Ansible Tower Cluster backed by RDS and fronted by ALB

Ever wondered how you could run ansible tower in clustered mode across multiple AZ in AWS?  This post will describe how you can build the following architecture:   First, build 3 ec2 instances each in a different AZ’s. You should be more than ok with t2.large instance sizes. The subnets in the VPC can be private. Read more about AWS Multi – AZ Ansible Tower Cluster backed by RDS and fronted by ALB[…]

OpenShift on RHV Automated, Secure and Transparent

Red Hat Virtualization and the OpenShift Container Platform go far back. Both products are very well integrated and share security features like svirt and cgroups which are a core security component of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Svirt allows you to run your virtual instances as well as containers in full tenant isolation mode whereas cgroups Read more about OpenShift on RHV Automated, Secure and Transparent[…]

VTUG 2018 Automating Container Deployment on Virtualization with Ansible: OpenShift on Red Hat Virtualization

Attached find the deck I presented at the VTUG in the New England Patriots stadium. It was a great experience. Thank you very much for attending my talk!

Building RocketChat as an ansible playbook bundle on OpenShift Container platform (fix for ocp 3.7)

The current apb-1.0.4-1.el7.noarch in OpenShift 3.7 enterprise from the rhel-7-server-ose-3.7-rpms channel is currently broken. When you try to list apb’s you will get the following error:

Now I will show you how you can fix this. It is important to follow the steps in the order. If not you will get another “missing configuration Read more about Building RocketChat as an ansible playbook bundle on OpenShift Container platform (fix for ocp 3.7)[…]

ansible-container fix mysql_config not found issue

It has to be noted that ansible-container is not a supported redhat product. So everything you see here is unsupported. If you want to use ansible to package containers look at the Ansible Playbook Bundle in OpenShift. I thought it would be a good idea to see where ansible container is. My goal was to create a Read more about ansible-container fix mysql_config not found issue[…]


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