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Automate Infrastructure Docs with Python, WordPress and Foreman

“It’s not done unless it’s documented,” says the wise Ops sage.  Frequently updated documentation is critical, it’s also one of the most neglected parts of technology.  Learn how we auto-generate server resource wiki data with Python, WordPress and Foreman.

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Automate SuperMicro Server Provisioning or Die Trying

We use Foreman for systems provisioning and recently received a large shipment of Supermicro for Ceph.  Out of the box they were a lot of trouble to get integrated/automated at the same level of our Dell gear but we managed, … Continue reading

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Automated OpenStack Deployments with Foreman and Puppet

Demo of a large, 70 node bare-metal deployment  we did at the Red Hat Summit in April 2014 showcasing an OpenStack Havana deployment via Puppet and Foreman.  There are other tools for this now like StayPuft or most recently RDO-Manager … Continue reading

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Workaround for Foreman-Proxy Scale Issue: DHCPD and lots of VM’s

Foreman is an awesome provisioning, utility and life-cycle management solution for Linux and UNIX-like server infrastructure.  It unifies a lot of things like DHCP, DNS, PXE, and automated provisioning into one tool.  Unfortunately we’ve hit some issues with scaling the … Continue reading

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