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Using different SSH keys for different hosts

When I’m setting up a new computer, one of the tasks I need to do is set up new SSH keys to access different servers. It’s good practice not to use the same key for different services. Keys are useful so you don’t need to type your credentials in all the time when working on a trusted PC. Instead of ...

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Configuring SNMP in VMware ESXi

In this article, I’ll review the necessary information for how to configure SNMP v1 options in a VMware vSphere ESXi host. If you also need to configure SNMP in a vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA), please check out my previous article: Configuring SNMP in a vCSA If you’re already familiar with SNMP, and you’ve already enabled SSH on your ESXi host, ...

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Configuring SNMP in a VMware vCSA

In this article, we’ll review the necessary information for how to configure SNMP v1 options in a VMware vCenter Server Appliance.  If you’re reading this article, you likely already know what SNMP is, as well as how to utilize it.  If not, let me at least give you a brief intro, stating what it is and what it’s used for.  If you’re ...

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Salt SSH Installation on Centos 5.5

Salt has the option to manage servers agentlessly. Agentless means that the targets don’t need a agent process. The master orchestrates the target system over SSH. Therefor it exists an own command called salt-shh. The following sections explain how to install Salt SSH on a CentOs 5.5 and how to configure minimally a master and its targets for a test ...

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Using Squid as an HTTP Proxy via SSH (to fetch remotely from Amazon yum repos)

We’ve been playing around with vagrant for local development.   When combined with Ansible, the pair allows you to recreate complex systems locally with high fidelity to your deployment environment. Through magic voodoo (kudos to @jjpersch and @kmolendyke), we managed to get an Amazon AMI crammed into a virtual box.  Unfortunately, Amazon’s yum repos are only available from the EC2 network. ...

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