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Install Ubuntu Server

December 10, 2020Category: IT
So, after the CentOS news , I went on to search another release-based distribution. The obvious choice now is Ubuntu server (20.04 LTS at the time of writing). Here are my steps to install the server on VMWare ESXi Prerequisites First, you have to download the ISO: Go to the site Select to…

CentOS is dead (as we know it)

December 9, 2020Category: IT
Today I read that RedHat decided to move CentOS from a release-based distribution to a 'stream' one. This means it'll receive all kind of updates and, more important, there's not going to be a LTS :( So, all my work on messing around with SELinux and getting unbound , PiHole and traefik to like…

I Declare Defeat - Mount NFS in Docker

October 20, 2020Category: IT
Today I've tried to mount a NFS into a docker volume via the following means: Mount the NFS on the host and create a docker volume using the absolute path Create a docker volume via NFS Both variants have failed miserably, in hte sense that I could get the docker container to "see" it, but read-only…

Mount a shared NFS from TrueNAS on CentOS

October 17, 2020Category: IT
On the setup of my house, I've decided that configuration files should be stored on the NAS. For this, the idea is that the NAS would have a share (say "config" )which would be mounted on the other machines. Each application would then have its own directory in that config, so they don't overlap…

Setup CentOS 8 Machines - Common stuff

October 17, 2020Category: IT
Prerequisites Install CentOS Enable the network Initial configuration Install Open VM Tools Install VMWare tools (obsolete) Set up Docker repository I have started (again) preparing the machines for the house. Now, I've decided to use CentOS . In this article, I will go through the steps of setting…

Setup Ansible on CentOS 8

October 17, 2020Category: IT
Today I've started to set up my ESXI CentOS hosts. I wanted to automate everything, including the ansible installation, but I figured it's much easier to write up the commands. Preparation Unfortunately, Ansible is not a pure CentOS package, but EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux). So…

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