Introduction: The IR829 router is a rather interesting beast, it has 4G, wireless, GPS, an accelerometer, water resistant, fanless, gigabit switchports + WAN and vehicle ignition system features. It's also got the ability to run VM / containerised services within a small linux environment on the router itself. This post will serve
Problem: In a previous post I addressed the problem of getting an SSL certificate from LetsEncrypt onto a Cisco IOS router. The problem we face now is that these certificates expire frequently, and it is therefore desirable to have a level of automation associated with this configuration so that expiring
Problem: This is going to be a lovely short post. Here's the issue: [email protected]:~$ ssh [email protected] Unable to negotiate with 188.8.131.52 port 22: no matching key exchange method found. Their offer: diffie-hellman-group1-sha1 [email protected]:~$ Solution: Ideally we'd fix the server so that
Introduction: Occasionally it's useful to connect vCenter to multiple networks simultaneously. Often this requirement comes from in-band (IB) vs out-of-band (OOB) networking where some provisioning or automation tool requires access to vCenter. The problem is that these provisioning tools often run on a dedicated OOB network, where servers running ESXi
Introduction: I'm rather a keen advocate on Virtualisation technologies and anything that can be used to abstract resources into a pool to be used where needed. As a result of this interest, I started looking into containerisation, specifically docker. Containerisation is an interesting concept for someone who has come from
Introduction: Personally I'm pretty comfortable with linux, in fact this year marks a decade since I started using it (scary stuff). This guide is just something whipped up fairly quickly to demonstrate to those not quite so familiar with linux / ubuntu how a new ubuntu server installation can be done.