Tag: scripting

OpenStack One-Liners

Hi All. Here are some interesting one-liners I’ve used. Hope they help! And by “one-liner”, of course, I mean “a bunch of commands all typed on one line” ๐Ÿ™‚ All one-liners assume you have sourced in your RC file so

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OpenStack Tenants and Nagios Integration Script

Hi All! A detailed article to integrate OpenStack tenants with Nagios! While my promised articles on implementing High Availability within OpenStack (which I’ve done now for Icehouse and Kilo) are still just in my brain, here’s something else to keep

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CentOS Wireless: Fix when it breaks!

Hi All – if you have ditched NetworkManager (as I have) and you are still running into wireless LAN access problems…check out this script!

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Backup a Dell 2824 Switch from Command Line

Hi All – ever need to backup your Dell 2824 Managed Switch? If so…you know that the only way to do this is by the Web UI. Which isn’t very helpful if you want to keep your switch configuration backed

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PowerShell: Get *All* Domain User’s Group Memberships

Hi All – Need to get all of a user’s group memberships – both domain and local? Do you need indirect memberships also? Then read on!

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OpenStack: List State of All VMs

Hi All! Today’s post is a quick script to show how you can get all your OpenStack VMs and their state in a single command. Check it out!

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Auto-Harden ESXi 5.x Hosts

To run an ESXi 5.x host in a secure network requires the system to be compliant to all Information Assurance (IA) requirements. This article describes in detail how an automated hardening process was created to meet Defense Information Systems Agency

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Update JRE and Firefox on Windows Servers – Improved

Click here to download “3rd-Party Updates” now! Found great link at Use a batch file and group policy to cleanly update Java but my use case was different: lots of machines are not in domain (eck), I don’t want to

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