Create a Terraform Enterprise environment

If you just start to work with Terraform Enterprise, you need to create a Terraform environment. Preparation GitHub account To access GitHub from Terraform Enterprise, create a GitHub team and account with admin access to the GitHub repository that will store the Terraform scripts. Create a GitHub team who will have admin access to the Terraform […]

No instances for regex `’, try running `kitchen list’ in Chef Test Kitchen

When I tried to execute the “kitchen list” command in Chef Test Kitchen the following error came up: No instances for regex `’, try running `kitchen list’ I could not find the reason for the error, so I opened the .kitchen.yml file in the Atom editor, added a space to one of the comments, and saved the […]

GitKraken installation and configuration

GitKraken is a Git user interface to manage Git repositories. Installation Download the GitKraken installer from https://www.gitkraken.com/download Configuration Start the GitKraken application Login with your GitHub account, or create a new account or Connect to a Git repository Click the Open a Repository button Select a repository folder and click the Open button

Terraform Enterprise Administration

Create a new organization In your web browser navigate to https://atlas.hashicorp.com/help/organizations, On the left menu bar under Organizations click Create, In the middle of the screen click the new organization page link, Enter the email address and user name for the organization owner and click the Create organization button.

Splunk configuration

Splunk stores the configuration values in files in the /opt/splunkforwarder directory structure. Splunk client Description Location Splunk Deployment server /opt/splunkforwarder/etc/system/local/deploymentclient.conf   Example targetUri = DEPLOYMENT_SERVER_URL:8089 Splunk Forwarder address /opt/splunkforwarder/etc/apps/tcpout-aws/local/outputs.conf    Example server = FORWARDER1_ADDRESS:9997,FORWARDER2_ADDRESS:9997  Linux event log. Splunk tails this file. /var/log/messages    To log a message in the Linux event log logger “My message”    To […]

Splunk lookups

Lookups provide readable information to users, so they don’t have to understand the returned codes in the reports. Lookups are defined for a specific app, and not accessible from other apps. Lookup options Lookup code, description (input, output) values can be defined in multiple ways Comma delimited text file (csv), Search results saved as lookup […]

The Splunk Search Language (SPL)

  Search Terms: see Searching in Splunk Commands: tell Splunk what we want to do with the search result Charts Computing statistics Formatting Functions: explain how we want to chart, compute and evaluate the results Arguments: variables we apply to the functions Clauses: grouping and definition of results Separator Use pipes (|) to separate the components […]

Create a server image with Packer

Packer is a free, open-source application from Hashicorp. It can generate a server image based on an existing one, and configure it for your special needs. You can use the generated image when you launch a server instance in the cloud or on your local workstation. Install Packer Download Packer from https://www.packer.io/downloads.html, Unzip the downloaded ZIP […]