Ansible AWX Operator on Ubuntu with MicroK8s

I wrote this up as the official Ansible AWX Operator docs contain instructions on using MiniKube, which is perfectly fine. When using Ubuntu, I’d prefer to stick with MicroK8s as it is set up as a snap install or an option when installing Ubuntu from a disk image. For these steps we are using the […]

A Lesson in Incident Response: Stack Exchange

Context For those that are not aware, or want some context, Stack Exchange’s network for was breached on May 5th-11th, 2019. They initially provided notice on their blog on May 16th They then posted an update today My Thoughts on the Events I find it fascinating to see how the security operations of other […]

ADFS 2016/2019 Extranet Smart Lockout Logging

Here is a quick cheat sheet on enabling the necessary logging components for Extranet Smart Lockout and Troubleshooting ADFS Events.   ADFS Tracing/Debug Logging 123456789#Enable AD FS Tracing/Debug Log $logname = "AD FS Tracing/Debug" #Verify if it’s enabled or not Get-WinEvent -ListLog $logname | fl IsEnabled #Get the log object $log = New-Object System.Diagnostics.Eventing.Reader.EventLogConfiguration $logname […]

Beyond the First Post

With high hopes, I started this blog in order to contribute back to the many communities that have helped me along the way of building really interesting solutions for unique problems. My first post Scaling Performance with Drupal on a Budget, was my initial foray into this project. Since this post, I have made many revisions […]

Scaling Performance with Drupal on a Budget

The Project So this was a pretty interesting project. There was an existing application that exceeded the technical boundaries of it’s current hosting platform. In order to have the application work within those boundaries it needed to be rewritten from the ground up as a lot of technical debt had accrued. The goal was to […]