Apache Rewrite Testing with Molecule

Problem I found myself with the task of not only adding some Apache rewrite/redirect rules to a site configuration, but also TESTING that the created rules had the expected results. These rules would be moving from Varnish to Apache HTTPD, and Varnish had provided us with varnishtest as a means... [Read More]

Filebeat Ansible Role

As discussed in my last post, one of my current assignments at work is to build a new ELK stack to provide logfile aggregation for a new group of servers that will be going online soon. (If you haven’t read that post, I would suggest reading it first.) Just as... [Read More]

Kibana Ansible Role

One of my current assignments at work is to build a new ELK stack to provide logfile aggregation for a new group of servers that will be going online soon. We use it for aggregating the Apache access logs mainly, as well as the error logs from Drupal. Aggregating it... [Read More]

What a booger...

This morning while I was walking the dogs, I found some keys that someone had left behind at the mailbox cluster. I asked my mom to take them to the leasing office and turn them in once they opened for the day and was going to ask my newly-turned 5-year-old... [Read More]
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Bye Bye, Wordpress

This blog has been pretty much dormant since 2012. One reason is that I just simply don’t have much time to invest in much of anything. The second reason is that Wordpress is just a pain in the keister. It’s slow, constantly in need of updates, and way too much... [Read More]