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Posts from the Past, October 2017

After over 12 years of writing here, I’ve accumulated a pretty fair amount of content. To help folks discover older content, I thought it might be fun to revisit what I’ve published in October in years past. Here are some “posts from the past,” all from October of previous years. Enjoy!

October 2005

Protecting Against OpenSSL SSLv2 Flaw

October 2006

I was spending a great deal of time with Active Directory back then:

Finding Recently Created Active Directory Accounts
Refined Solaris 10-AD Integration Instructions

October 2007

Storage was the name of the game a decade back:

Sanrad Configuration Basics
VM File-Level Recovery with NetApp Snapshots

October 2008

Quick Note on ESX and ESXi Storage Multipathing
Is Power the Key to Controlling the Cloud?

October 2009

Fibre Channel, FCoE, and InfiniBand, oh my!

New User’s Guide to Managing Cisco MDS Zones via CLI
I/O Virtualization and the Double-Edged Sword
Setting up FCoE on a Nexus 5000

October 2010

Shortening URLs via bit.ly from the CLI
Shortening URLs via bit.ly the Apple Way

October 2011

Content Creation and Mind Mapping

October 2012

In October 2012 I was neck-deep in learning all I could learn about Open vSwitch, and a pretty fair amount of the content I produced then is still applicable even today:

Some Insight into Open vSwitch Configuration
Link Aggregation and LACP with Open vSwitch

October 2013

In 2013 I started looking at configuration management tools, starting with Puppet.

Installing Open vSwitch on Ubuntu with Puppet
Managing SSH Authorized Keys with Puppet

October 2014

Multi-Machine Vagrant with YAML

October 2015

Adding an Interface to an OpenStack Instance After Creation

October 2016

Last year I was sharpening skills with various tools I’d learned, like Vagrant and Ansible:

A Triple-Provider Vagrant Environment
Managing AWS Infrastructure with Ansible

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