Re: [gentoo-user] [Extremely OT] Ansible/Puppet replacement

2015-01-27 Thread Alan McKinnon
On 27/01/2015 10:49, Tomas Mozes wrote: I haven't tested it yet, however I like the minimalistic syntax. As an ansible user - do you plan to allow using default values for modules and/or variables? +1 for that. I'm also a happy ansible user with zero plans to change, but I can't imagine

Re: [gentoo-user] [Extremely OT] Ansible/Puppet replacement

2015-01-27 Thread Alec Ten Harmsel
On 01/27/2015 11:33 AM, Alan McKinnon wrote: On 27/01/2015 10:49, Tomas Mozes wrote: I haven't tested it yet, however I like the minimalistic syntax. As an ansible user - do you plan to allow using default values for modules and/or variables? +1 for that. I'm also a happy ansible user

Re: [gentoo-user] [Extremely OT] Ansible/Puppet replacement

2015-01-27 Thread Tomas Mozes
On 2015-01-26 16:30, Alec Ten Harmsel wrote: Hi, I've been working on my own replacement for Bcfg2 - bossman[1] - over the past few months, and it's finally ready to be released in the wild. I would be honored if anyone on this list who's thinking of trying puppet, chef, ansible, bcfg2, etc

[gentoo-user] [Extremely OT] Ansible/Puppet replacement

2015-01-26 Thread Alec Ten Harmsel
Hi, I've been working on my own replacement for Bcfg2 - bossman[1] - over the past few months, and it's finally ready to be released in the wild. I would be honored if anyone on this list who's thinking of trying puppet, chef, ansible, bcfg2, etc. would try out bossman instead. bossman has

Re: [gentoo-user] Hows this for rsnapshot cron jobs?

2013-04-22 Thread Alan McKinnon
, rsnapshot handles this. And, more as a nitpick than anything else, I always recommend that when a sysadmin adds a root cronjob, use crontab -e so it goes in /var/spool/cron, not /etc/crontab. Two benefits: - syntax checking when you save and quit - if you let portage, package managers, chef, puppet

Re: [gentoo-user] Hows this for rsnapshot cron jobs?

2013-04-21 Thread Tanstaafl
, I always recommend that when a sysadmin adds a root cronjob, use crontab -e so it goes in /var/spool/cron, not /etc/crontab. Two benefits: - syntax checking when you save and quit - if you let portage, package managers, chef, puppet or whatever manage your global cronjobs in /etc/portage

Re: [gentoo-user] [Extremely OT] Ansible/Puppet replacement

2015-01-27 Thread Alan McKinnon
On 27/01/2015 19:49, Alec Ten Harmsel wrote: On 01/27/2015 11:33 AM, Alan McKinnon wrote: On 27/01/2015 10:49, Tomas Mozes wrote: I haven't tested it yet, however I like the minimalistic syntax. As an ansible user - do you plan to allow using default values for modules and/or variables

Re: [gentoo-user] [Extremely OT] Ansible/Puppet replacement

2015-01-27 Thread Alec Ten Harmsel
On 01/27/2015 03:49 AM, Tomas Mozes wrote: I haven't tested it yet, however I like the minimalistic syntax. Thanks. Testing is kind of a high barrier; it took me hours to write a role for jenkins. As an ansible user - do you plan to allow using default values for modules and/or variables

Re: [gentoo-user] Hows this for rsnapshot cron jobs?

2013-04-21 Thread Alan McKinnon
of date snapshots. And, more as a nitpick than anything else, I always recommend that when a sysadmin adds a root cronjob, use crontab -e so it goes in /var/spool/cron, not /etc/crontab. Two benefits: - syntax checking when you save and quit - if you let portage, package managers, chef, puppet

Re: [gentoo-user] {OT} Allow work from home?

2016-01-22 Thread lee
ss to the machine. > > This is where management tools come into play. (Same methods apply to > physical > and virtual) > > When talking MS Windows, domains with their policies are very useful. Couple > that with WSUS for the patching and software distribution tools for the >