My Markdown Journey

I have traversed a few apps over the years to seek my “Markdown” paradise. I’ve been hooked on using the Markdown writing language as it provides flexibility, portability, and it’s damned easy to write with. As such as I have…

Humble Bundle: DevOps by OReilly

Quick one here: The Humble Bundle for this months features a raft of O’Reilly books. O’Reilly are synonymous with solid technical books. They are easy to consume and easy to read. This bundle can be bought for 15$ or more.…

iTerm2 and tmux

I’ve been a long fan of tmux and the capability it provides over screen. It allows me to run local sessions on my destination host independent of my SSH session. This is great for when I SSH to a box…

Using mkcert for local and lab certs

Happy little green certificates My good friend and colleague Grant Orchard always called me a heathen for not used trusted certificates in my lab and demos. He was right. I was espousing the principals of do as I say not…

MarsEdit 4  macros

I use MarsEdit4 for my blog posts. It allows me to write offline and post content to my WordPress site. I want to write solely in markdown which I do and that’s great. If I need to use any extensions…

Waking from a Siesta

Hello friends It’s been a while. I moved roles in 2016 into a field engineering role. I adore this role. It’s a great mix of hands on, creating, and implementing . I feel my skills now are the best they’ve…

PowerNSX.github.io website re-launch

PowerNSX website relaunch With VMworld come and gone it was time to give some attention to PowerNSX usability. The website, powernsx.github.io contained a decent repository of snippets and examples of PowerNSX. It allowed users, in conjunction to the built in…

Using PowerNSX to create FQDN populated IP Sets NSX for vSphere does not have the ability to create FQDN based rules. Traditionally, a FQDN based rule will use the management planes registered DNS server to perform a lookup against a…