Deep dive into Trend Micro Deep Security integration modules

At AnsibleFest 2020, we announced the extension of our security automation initiative to support endpoint protection use cases. If you have missed it, check out the recording of the talk “Automate your endpoint protection using Ansible” on the AnsibleFest page. Today, following this announcement we release the supported Ansible Content Collection for Trend Micro Deep Read more about Deep dive into Trend Micro Deep Security integration modules[…]

Automating a RHEL 8 Installation Using the VMware REST Ansible Collection

Managing virtual machines in an IT infrastructure is often a common task, specifically VMware virtualization technology has been around for over 20 years. VMware administrators spend a lot of their time in automating the creation, management, and removal of virtual instances that contain various operating systems. One operating system that often resides on VMware infrastructure Read more about Automating a RHEL 8 Installation Using the VMware REST Ansible Collection[…]

Jira upgrade for the Jenkins project

The Jenkins project has used Jira to track issues for many years. Jenkins core, Jenkins modules, Jenkins infrastructure, and many Jenkins plugins manage their issue reports with our Jira server. Jira helps the Jenkins project manage issues and tasks related to over 250 000 Jenkins installations. It tracks bugs, enhancement requests, tasks, and security issues. It Read more about Jira upgrade for the Jenkins project[…]

Introducing the Ansible Content Collection for Red Hat OpenShift

Increasing business demands are driving the need for automation to support rapid, yet stable and reliable deployments of applications and supporting infrastructure.  Kubernetes and cloud-native tools have quickly emerged as the enabling technologies essential for organizations to build the scalable open hybrid cloud solutions of tomorrow. This is why Red Hat has developed the Red Read more about Introducing the Ansible Content Collection for Red Hat OpenShift[…]

A sustainable pattern with shared library

Table of Contents Context The Problems The Solution Shared Library Duplication Documentation Scalability Installation Agnostic Feature Toggling This post will describe how I use a shared library in Jenkins. Typically when using multibranch pipeline. If possible (if not forced to) I implement the pipelines without multibranch. I previously wrote about how I do that with Read more about A sustainable pattern with shared library[…]

Jenkins Infrastructure: Stats, Updates, and AWS sponsorship

The Jenkins project relies heavily on its infrastructure. We use websites like www.jenkins.io and plugins.jenkins.io, ticketing systems like issues.jenkins.io , CI/CD infrastructure like ci.jenkins.io , and many other services. Just to provide some context about the Jenkins infrastructure scale, here are some stats from April 2020: Over 600 000 people visited www.jenkins.io Over 250 000 Read more about Jenkins Infrastructure: Stats, Updates, and AWS sponsorship[…]

Reboot Plugin for Linux in Ansible 2.7

Rebooting Linux systems with Ansible has always been possible, but was often tricky and error-prone. In Ansible 2.7, I am happy to say that rebooting Linux hosts with Ansible is now easier and can be done with a single task using the newly minted reboot plugin. Some History The win_reboot module was written by Matt Davis Read more about Reboot Plugin for Linux in Ansible 2.7[…]