configuration management


Ansible Inventory Files

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert In my last post on Ansible, the installation documentation walked us through a simple example of how to issue a command on a host by putting 127.0.0.1 in the inventory file.  Now as you know 127.0.0.1 is that server itself;  the real power of an automation tool […]


Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration for Linux

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert I say now for Linux, but I missed the boat on Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration all together!  Given the flexibility of PowerShell, it should be no surprise that you could write your own configuration management scrips but Microsoft has taken some of that work of your […]