1. Git replication: Part 2 - Now you can scale

    In my Part 1 - which I know is already more than a year old now - we saw that we could make it very ...


  2. New Alpine Linux repository, EL6 repositories discontinued

    I've decided to start a new Alpine Linux repository, mainly to support latest Grsecurity with options that are disabled in defaut Alpine's kernel configuration.
    All sources and configurations can be found in their ...


  3. Kickstart: Securely save your Rudder/CFEngine's agent keys during installation

    Reinstalling a server, be it for testing or upgrade, I'm sure you've had the need to.
    If you use Rudder/CFEngine, you know you need to take care of those little agent keys ...


  4. Systemd: Run it last ...

    You remember the good ol' days when running a command last was as easy as

    echo "last_command" >> /etc/rc.local
    

    Sure you do, and I bet you also know that now that systemd has become ...


  5. Rudder 3.2: Default group classes

    If you've followed the latest Rudder's release note, you've noted in 3.2 changelog - amongst other nice stuff - this new feature:

    • Add CFEngine classes for each group of a node

    Now in ...


  6. Speed up Rudder new node's detection - 2016 Update

    In my previous article, I was proposing a way to update the new inventory list sent to Rudder more quickly.
    Upon upgrading to Rudder 3.2 and CentOS 7 at the same time, this was ...