Showing all posts tagged: Automation

Chef

Over the last few weeks I've been teaching myself Chef through the Learn Chef Rally learning site and then been delving into what I can do with Chef and Azure.

So working with some old documentation and piecing together parts that I learned I've got a step by step guide on how I can use Che...

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I was lucky enough to attend the ChefConf London event last month and I'll be honest, I attended without having ever touch Chef before... I had heard of the product and was roughly aware of it's capabilities but I hadn't ever used the product.

I know some people might think going to a vendor'...

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Lab Automation

In my day job I often take customers through demos of our products, we have some pre-canned demos available to use as well as some demo environments but there are some gaps and we have to built our own or find other methods of showing off the products. Three products I talk about often are Azure...

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While setting up a lab within Azure I've done some work on DNS and how to script parts of during setup and apply changes after setup. Although DNSCMD is marked as a something Microsoft might remove in future versions of Windows I've been using it to make some changes within my environment. In my exa...

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I have recently been working on a project that has seen me pull together a PAC file that helps to separate Office 365 Express Route traffic, Office 365 CDN traffic, internal traffic and general Internet traffic to different proxy servers. It's been a complicated process and one of the issues was gat...

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