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Red Hat Summit 2017 S102320: Button Push Deployments With Integrated Red Hat Open Management

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My 2017 redhat summit talk Button Push Deployments With Integrated Red Hat Open Management got accepted. I have the big honor of sharing the talk not just with my last years co presenter Michael Dahlgren but also with Red Hat EMEA’S configuration management extraordinaire Maxim Burgerhout. As we combine our talks you can expect an… Read More »Red Hat Summit 2017 S102320: Button Push Deployments With Integrated Red Hat Open Management

Register hosts to Satellite6 via CloudForms and Ansible Tower part 3

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In the first two parts of the blog series you’ve learned how you can create an inventory synchronizing Ansible Tower with CloudForms, create a Job Template in Ansible Tower and auto generate a service catalog item in CloudForms from the Job Template under the configuration management tab. You’ve also learned how you can create a… Read More »Register hosts to Satellite6 via CloudForms and Ansible Tower part 3

Register hosts to Satellite6 via CloudForms and Ansible Tower part 1

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CloudForms is the single pane of glass for virtual machines, cloud instances, and baremetal servers provisioned via Satellite 6. Since we added support for Ansible Tower we can do a lot of magic as we can now call Ansible Tower via CloudForms. What does that mean for operations and orchestration? Let’s say we have the… Read More »Register hosts to Satellite6 via CloudForms and Ansible Tower part 1

SS45267 – Automation and configuration management across hybrid clouds with Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat Satellite 6, and Ansible Tower by Red Hat

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Today a dream came true for me by getting the honor to present at Red Hat Summit in SF 2016 “Automation and configuration management across hybrid clouds with CloudForms, Satellite6 and Ansible Tower“. When I joined Trivadis in 2006 Daniel Steiner who was a Senior Linux Engineer took me under his wings (He had earned… Read More »SS45267 – Automation and configuration management across hybrid clouds with Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat Satellite 6, and Ansible Tower by Red Hat

CloudForms Hybrid Cloud Sessions at Red Hat Summit SF 2016

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Please join us at Red Hat Summit in SF and attend the sessions below. Those sessions highlight how versatile CloudForms is and what problems it can solve for you. Red Hat Summit pass discounted rate of $1,195: RHSRAF Tuesday, 10:15am Enabling digital transformation via the Red Hat management portfolio Alessandro Perilli, Red Hat Joe Fitzgerald,… Read More »CloudForms Hybrid Cloud Sessions at Red Hat Summit SF 2016

Foreman and mcollective with puppet enterprise / puppet

I’ve been working for a nice project the last month. Implementing puppet Enterprise and puppet with the foreman. Why would someone want to use puppet enterprise  and puppet with foreman? Well that’s a good question 🙂 Foreman is very versatile with its smart proxy functionality.  This is very important if you have a complex network… Read More »Foreman and mcollective with puppet enterprise / puppet

Cleaning a host entry from MySQL DB with puppet 2.7.11-2

Yesterday I’ve had to clean up a host from the storeconfig mysql database. I ran the puppetstoredconfigclean.rb script and bumped into the following documented Bug http://projects.puppetlabs.com/issues/12405 which will be fixed in version 2.7.12: # ./puppetstoredconfigclean.rb  kvm0.domb.net ################################################################### /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:31:in `gem_original_require’: no such file to load — sqlite3 (MissingSourceFile) from /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:31:in `require’ from /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-2.1.1/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:510:in `require’ from /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-2.1.1/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:355:in… Read More »Cleaning a host entry from MySQL DB with puppet 2.7.11-2

EL 6.2 RHEL6.2 Puppet 2.7.9 The Foreman Mcollective RabbitMQ

This How to will walk you thru the steps of installing Pupppet, The Foreman, RabbitMQ, and MCollective: 1. Add your hostname to /etc/hosts.conf and /etc/sysconfig/network [root@puppet ~]# echo -e “127.0.0.1 puppet.${DOMAIN} puppet foreman.yourdomain.com foreman localhost” > /etc/hosts [root@puppet ~]# echo -e “NETWORKING=yes\nHOSTNAME=puppet.yourdomain.com” > /etc/sysconfig/network [root@puppet ~]# hostname foreman.yourdomain.com 2. First we need to add the… Read More »EL 6.2 RHEL6.2 Puppet 2.7.9 The Foreman Mcollective RabbitMQ