In today’s Ask the Admin, Russell Smith shows you how to manage Puppet, Windows Installer, and Chocolatey.
In today’s Ask the Admin, Russell Smith shows you how to manage local users and groups using Puppet.
In this Ask the Admin, Russell Smith shows you how to use the file resource and manage permissions on files and folders.
In today’s Ask the Admin, Russell Smith shows you to install modules on your Puppet master and how to open and edit the main site manifest using Secure Shell.
In today’s Ask the Admin, Russell Smith shows you how to log in to Puppet master using Secure Shell, accept the certificate from the Windows Server node, and how to test connectivity between agent and master.
In today’s Ask the Admin, Russell Smith shows you how to set up Puppet Enterprise Master in Azure and provision Windows Server so that it bootstraps with the Puppet agent installed.
In this Ask the Admin, Russell Smith discusses why Puppet and DSC together is often the best configuration management solution in mixed Windows/Linux environments.
In this Ask the Admin, I’ll look at what you can do with Bash and the Windows Subsystem for Linux in Windows 10 and Windows Server 1709.
Aidan Finn delves into the mists of the future to discover what will work and what will not in the world of Hyper-V and the Microsoft cloud in 2018.
Aidan Finn explains why using FTP isn’t the best way to get your code into an Azure web app and how you can integrate your code management solution into Azure web apps for direct delivery without using FTP.
In this Ask the Admin, Russell Smith looks at Microsoft SQL Server 2017 being available for the first time on Windows, Linux, and Docker and what this means for DevOps and database admins.
In today’s Ask the Admin, Russell Smith walks you through deploying an app in Azure using an ARM template and Visual Studio Team Services.
Russell Smith shows how to connect Visual Studio Team Services to Azure using a Service Principal Name so that you can deploy code directly to Azure from Visual Studio Team Services.