Salt managed TLS files

When managing configuration for various services, you'll (hopefully) end up having to install TLS certificates at some point. Instead of having to come up with the same logic in various …




Consul with SMF on Solaris

Whilst setting up consul on SmartOS I noticed the packages distributed through pkgsrc were lagging behind a bit and the upstream "distribution" contains only the consul binary.

Running consul …




Ansible modules for SmartOS imgadm and vmadm

As mentioned in an earlier post I'd been working on two new Ansible modules; for imgadm(1M) and vmadm(1M). So here I want to demonstrate these new modules which …




Running Ansible in the SmartOS global zone

None of the machines I currently run SmartOS on are big enough to run SDC/Triton, so I looked at Rundeck for creating zone definitions. and provisioning new zones …




Fun with Ansible variable interpolation

After losing some hair over the question how does Ansible do hiera-style %{} variable interpolation? I figured I'd jot down my findings. If nothing else, it'll serve as a handy …