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Ansible + NetBox: Getting Next Prefix / IP

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This originates from a conversation had on Twitter about how to get the IP Prefix information from an IPAM tool, specifically NetBox using Ansible. There are...

Home Assistant Prometheus Exporting Setup

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There does not appear to be a complete set of documentation pieces available for setting up Prometheus on the Home Assistant platform. This post will take yo...

2020 Blog Update

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I’ve changed a few things on the site. Sorry about that! URLs have changed. Over the past week or so I have been working through making some what originally ...

Practicing Network Automation with GNS3

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In an earlier post I took a look at how to setup EVE-NG to get access to virtualized network devices and topologies. This post is going to take a look at how...

Ansible for Enterprise

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One of the appealing features that I have towards working with Ansible is that it is able to automate components across the entire Enterprise IT stacks. Rath...

Docker for Automation Environment - Ansible 2.10

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Docker is a terrific solution for making a consistent working environment. It’s been about a year or so since I built my very first own Docker container. I h...

Using Apple Automator to Open Projects

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Today I’m going to walk through the newest part of my personal workflow for working with projects. Straight to the point, this is going to be using Apple Aut...