DevOps

Installing Jenkins behind NGINX Reverse Proxy

January 24, 2018

In this post I’ll look at installing Jenkins on a Centos 7 box, and set it up behind an NGINX reverse proxy server. To start we need to grab the Jenkins repo, before we can download the Jenkins package: [root@Jenkins01 ~]# wget -O /etc/yum.repos.d/jenkins.repo http://pkg.jenkins-ci.org/redhat/jenkins.repo The downloaded repo file should look something like this: [root@Jenkins01 […]

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Study Aid – AWS Cloudformation Limits Flashcards

January 9, 2018

I’ve created these flashcards on AWS Cloudformation limits as I’m currently studying for AWS certification – maybe useful to some as a study aid! All are accurate at the time of writing. Note that some of the limits can be increased by submitting a request, check the official document, linked to at the bottom of […]

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Creating a Simple Ansible Playbook

December 15, 2017

Following on from my previous post on installing and configuring Ansible, I wanted to do a quick follow up with a few more examples to show what Ansible can do. Ultimately, my aim is to get to doing some posts around using Ansible with AWS and vSphere, however for the purposes of this post I’ll […]

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Installing and Configuring Ansible on Centos

November 21, 2017

I’m going to be doing a few posts over the coming weeks around using Ansible with AWS. As a starting point this is a quick post to cover getting Ansible up and running on Centos, with the aim of using it to later provision some AWS services. Here, I will run though the steps to […]

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Vagrant, vSphere and Photon OS

June 26, 2017

I wanted to have a look at using Vagrant with vSphere to help provision a dev environment, mainly for an excuse to have a look at Vagrant. This post will cover the steps I used to get Vagrant up and running, and able to provision a VM on an ESXi host, via vCenter. To start […]

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