I’m a long time fan of Juniper networking devices, there seems to be a snobbery against them for reasons I’ve never understood. Imagine my disappointment to find that this was reflected somewhat in the Ansible documentation where JUNOS seems to be the black sheep and the guides are a little patchy. Recently I’ve been having some fun integrating Ansible with JUNOS and this post is going to look at both . . .
In a complex Linux environment where multiple administrators have a requirement to manage countless machines (or even a small amount of machines), there is inevitably a requirement to manage SSH Private Keys, as well as the large administrative overhead that comes with cycling them when they expire, or new admins join or move teams. Vault offers us a method to remove the churn of key cycling. A fantastic feature of . . .
Secure Shell might be the greatest component of Linux and the best gem to come from the Open Source community, enabling countless systems to connect to one-another and allowing the secure communication of systems both manually and programmatically with very little complexity, yet despite this people still appear to struggle with it, especially admins from a Windows background. Keys Vs Passwords There’s a significant downside to using a username and . . .