direnv

When I am working on multiple projects for multiple organisations I find myself altering environment variables on the machines I am working on to help me do my job. This up until recently has been a manual process and I often tell people how I'm lazy so look for ways…

PCF Tile Uploads

Part of the value add of Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) is helping new users with Operations Manager. One of the features is the ability to upload tiles to aid with the deployment of components (like Elastic Run Time, MySQl service, Metrics etc.). After being involved in a number of customer…

Mrs Miggins does containers

I've been talking about and learning more and more about container technology over last 18 months or so, you could say that this post is old news! However I recently built a demo that involved creating a custom container rather than using one of the boring 'Hello-World" examples that…

GitHub & SSH Keys

Recently I have needed to use my GitHub username and password whenever I do a push. I can't remember if it was due to the hardware swapout I recently did with my Mac or some other reason. ╰ ➤ git push Username for 'https://github.com': clijockey Password for 'https://clijockey@github.…

SSH Password-less login

I decided to put this down on "paper" as I always forget get how to set this up (guess I don't do enough). The following provides you with instructions on how to logon to your servers with out needing to enter your password every time, instead it will…

.dotfiles

I was explaining my terminal configuration the other day to a colleague so decided to document what I have done. History I have been using Linux (Unix back in the day) for many years and for the last couple of years my primary work machine has been a Mac (Mac…

Using Docker, the 1st steps ...

While this is my 1st post on this site about Docker, and I'm sure ill write an introduction at some stage, I assume you are aware of the concepts as I have jumped straight into the CLI of Docker. The main reason for this is to; Help digest the content…

Bash

I have recently been doing a fair bit of work on some DNS/DHCP appliances that are based on a version of RHEL, as a result I have started to use the Bash shell alot more. In the past on Solaris and HP-UX I have resorted to using KSH and…