Introduction In this post I installed ESXi onto a Raspberry Pi 4 device with 8GB of RAM. Then I configured manually some Ubuntu servers and installed VMWare tools on them (see this post).
Introduction In this post, I showed how to go about installing ESXi onto a Raspberry Pi 4 device. As I was launching multiple Ubuntu virtual servers, I found issues with installing VMWare tools onto them.
Introduction On October 7th, VMware released a fling (*) that allows us to run ESXi on a Raspberry Pi. This immediately caught my attention as I had been waiting for this for quite a while.
Introduction Generate a DigitalOcean API token In your DigitalOcean account, go to the API section and generate a new API key for Packer.
Introduction Packer is an open source tool for creating identical machine images for multiple platforms from a single source configuration.
Introduction In this post, we created a chat bot using the wonderfull Botkit project. In the upcoming sections we will explore how to create a botkit using plain Python (without the use of a framework).
Introduction In this post we will experiment a bit with a tool called Botkit. Botkit (see more info here) is a developer tool for building chat bots for the major messaging frameworks.
What is Nornir Nornir is an automation framework written in python to be used with python. It takes care of dealing with inventory which contains the host information against which you want to run the scripts.
What are dynamic secrets In this post, we will discuss the topic of dynamic secrets. What are dynamic secrets then?
What is Hashicorp Vault Taken from the Vault website: Vault is a tool for securely accessing secrets. A secret is anything that you want to tightly control access to, such as API keys, passwords, or certificates.