geekism and nerdism

  • Change Password and Unlock a bunch of users in AD

    As Paul Venezia has outlined in is “Nine traits of the veteran Unix admin“: Veteran Unix admin trait No. 8: We know more about Windows than we’ll ever let on Though we may not run Windows on our personal machines or appear to care a whit about Windows servers, we’re generally quite capable at diagnosing […]

  • Bookmarks for 26 Mar 2016 through 29 Mar 2016

    These are my links for 26 Mar 2016 through 29 Mar 2016: Painless Immutable Infrastructure with Ansible and AWS | Radify Blog – […] In our blog posts Reducing Infrustration and Immutable Demo Nodes, we talk about our approach to immutable infrastructure and the benefits we have seen from employing this approach. In this article, […]

  • Bookmarks for 29 Mar 2016 through 8 Apr 2016

    These are my links for 29 Mar 2016 through 8 Apr 2016: VMware: Add PortGroup to all hosts in cluster with PowerCLI – […] Today we configured a new VLAN on the physical switches, now we need to configure a portgroup with vlan id on multiple ESX hosts in our cluster. To do this by […]

  • Bookmarks for 24 Mar 2016 through 25 Mar 2016

    These are my links for 24 Mar 2016 through 25 Mar 2016: Coderwall | Dump all variables – For debugging purposes it can be useful to not just dump hostvars but also all other variables and group information. You can do this using a jinja template which you could include in a debug task Using […]

  • Bookmarks for 16 Mar 2016 through 24 Mar 2016

    These are my links for 16 Mar 2016 through 24 Mar 2016: “Reverse Engineering for Beginners” free book – Resolve Hardware Status Alert SEL_FULLNESS | Brian Ragazzi – […] I noticed an alert on two UCS B250M2 hosts in the vSphere Client. The alert Name was “Status of other host hardware objects”. This isn’t helpful. […]