Ubiquiti Networks – UniFi AP

A few years ago I was struggling with some crap WLAN access point from hell. It was slow, the configuration options were rubbish and the signal coverage was way beyond what I was looking for. So I started to look out for some better alternatives. If you’re looking for something more “enterprisy”, you’ll definitely land on […]

SublimeText: The editor you fall in love with

SublimeText is a text editor, though it’s far beyond a normal text editor. The developers describe it as: Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose. You’ll love the slick user interface, extraordinary features and amazing performance. There you go, that’s what it is and I’m sure you agree to the extraordinary features […]

confirm meets Ansible – London Trip

Last week, we were on a business trip in London. The main reason was to meet up with Mark Phillips. You might know him from Ansible Inc. or his blog Probably, where he’s writing all that stuff about Ansible, devops and other interesting topics. We are excited and really looking forward to team up with the nice guys of Ansible and […]

Setup Ansible Tower 2.2 via Proxy

The Ansible Tower is a really nice piece of visual “control center” for your Ansible installation. Ansible itself describes it as: Centralize and control your Ansible infrastructure with a visual dashboard, role-based access control, job scheduling, and graphical inventory management. Tower’s REST API and CLI make it easy to embed Tower into existing tools and processes. Delegate […]

Mailing Attachments via Commandline

I think everybody of you just had this situation. You need to send a log or configuration file from a server to a colleague. If there are some hard security guidelines implemented, it’s quite awkward to copy the files via scp/sftp to your desktop and then mailing the attachments to the receiver.

Keynotes: Lessons learned

I’m a technical guy and I wasn’t used to public speaking. On the other hand, I’m part of this small company, and we need to promote ourselves a bit. So eventually I had to do these public speaking thing – and I hated it, immediately. However time flies and I got quite used to it, especially when my audience […]

Aliases for git

Even if you’re not a developer, when you’re working with open-source projects, you come in contact with git all the time. Git is our preferred SCM solution and we use it extensively in our open-source and internal projects.