I’ve finally got around to creating a github repo and I’ll be checking all my puppet modules into this from now on. The repo is: http://github.com/proffalken/proffalkensPuppetModules There’s only a README there at the moment, but expect code to follow soon!
I’ve been playing with Puppet for some time now and creating the directory structure for modules as defined in the puppet best practice guide gets tedious after a while, so I threw together a simply base script that takes a single argument and builds the directory structure for you.
OK, so I might have been a bit hasty to dismiss Centos in my last post – a couple of people have contacted me and told me about additional repos that I can use for rubygems etc – so as a brief interlude, here’s the instructions for getting MCollective and ActiveMQ up and running on [...]
A few weeks ago I was at UKUUG and met an intriguing project (and it’s owner) called mcollective. MCollective is a system that enables you to run queries across multiple servers in real time and have the responses come back to you in a speed you would only expect if you were physically at the [...]
One of my previous posts concerned how to install Nagios3 from source on Debian Etch. One of the comments I recieved was that you should generally use the packages available for install. I agree with this entirely, however there’s no challenge in just using the packages and I’ve found myself getting lazy when it comes [...]