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 “ 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 about EL 6.2 RHEL6.2 Puppet 2.7.9 The Foreman Mcollective RabbitMQ[…]

Puppet Dashboard, mysql ibdata cleanup

Syncing a 100-200 hosts every 30 minutes and reporting to the dashboard creates a huge amount of data. This reflects in the /var/lib/mysql/ibdata file which can easily grow to 15-20GB. In this blog post I’ll show how to shrink ibdata and how to write a cleanup job for puppet-dashboard. 1. If you are not sure Read more about Puppet Dashboard, mysql ibdata cleanup[…]

Bitdefender 2012 free for Linux Mint 12

Today I was searching anti virus software for Linux and I came across Bitdefender. Surprisingly Bitdefender gives away free licenses for home use. Here are the steps to install Bitdefender on Mint 12: 1. Go to their website http://download.bitdefender.com/SMB/Workstation_Security_and_Management/BitDefender_Antivirus_Scanner_for_Unices/Unix/Current/EN_FR_BR_RO/Linux/ and download the file BitDefender-Antivirus-Scanner-7.6-4.linux-gcc4x.i586.deb.run 2. Set the correct permission for BitDefender-Antivirus-Scanner-7.6-4.linux-gcc4x.i586.deb.run # chmod +x BitDefender-Antivirus-Scanner-7.6-4.linux-gcc4x.i586.deb.run Read more about Bitdefender 2012 free for Linux Mint 12[…]

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