Tag Archives: automation

An excursion to AWS, Packer and predictable network interface names

Hi there. Just wanted to share a small technical issue I came across recently and how I solved it. As I described earlier, I provision our AWS machine images for our customers with Packer from HashiCorp and it has worked pretty well so far. Once a month I update the latest Ubuntu Xenial images available on… Read More »

How to create encrypted Chef Data-Bags without knife/knife-solo

Hello there. I just wanted to share a short blogpost about how to quickly create encrypted secrets to use in Chef Data Bags. Prerequisites are a basic understanding of the principles on Chef and a Ruby installation on your Computer. Since you probably already use the Chef Development Kit, wich includes Ruby, this should be… Read More »