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Ferry Boender

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Tuxedo Computers TUXEDO Pulse 14 (Gen1) Review

Last Tuesday my new Tuxedo Computers Pulse 14 laptop arrived. I’ve been running it as my daily driver since then (6 days) and this is my review of it. Background First, some background about what I look for in a laptop and what my use-case is. I’m a software developer and systems operator. While I […]

Sec-tools v0.3: HTTP Security Headers

The latest version of my sec-tools project includes a new tool “sec-gather-http-headers“. It scans one of more URLs for security HTTP headers. As usual, you can use sec-diff to generate alerts about changes in the output and sec-report to generate a matrix overview of the headers for each URL. The JSON output looks like this: […]

WordPress update hangs after “Unpacking the update”

If your WordPress installation updates just stops after showing the message “Unpacking the update”, try increasing the memory limit of PHP. Unzipping the update takes quite a bit of memory. Newer versions of WordPress keep getting larger and larger, requiring more memory to unpack. So it can suddenly break, as it did for me. You […]

Ansible-cmdb v1.11: Generate a host overview of Ansible facts.

I’ve just released ansible-cmdb v1.11. Ansible-cmdb takes the output of Ansible’s fact gathering and converts it into a static HTML overview page containing system configuration information. It supports multiple templates and extending information gathered by Ansible with custom data. This release includes the following bugfixes and feature improvements: Source package improvements in man page handling (Alex […]

Ansible-cmdb v1.6: Support for dynamic inventories (and more)

I’ve just released ansible-cmdb v1.6. This is a feature release, including the following changes: The -i switch now supports reading dynamic inventory scripts. host_vars directory now supported (by Malcolm Mallardi) Support for multiple inventory sources as per Ansible’s documentation. Improved error handling prevents ansible-cmdb from stopping if it encounters non-critical errors (malformed host definitions, etc). Improved […]

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