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Ruby password creation library released

10/12/2009

Continuing to move a few bits of unimportant code into the public I’ve released a ruby library called passmakr that assists in creating passwords in various useful formats. Mostly it takes some key bits of code from another password library and re-uses it in a new way that has fewer dependencies etc. It supports creating Read More

Puppet Environments

10/10/2009

Puppet supports putting nodes in environments, this maps cleanly to your development, qa and production life cycles and it’s a way to hand out different code to different nodes. Before reading this post you should probably read the Puppet Wiki page first for background. I’ll present here a simple layout that is both a powerful Read More

Ruby PDNS External Data

10/06/2009

I develop ruby-pdns, so far things have been very static – you give it code and it serves your code, simple stuff. But this is not what I want, I want a full API enabled DNS server where I can both code the logic for records as well as send environmental data into the DNS Read More

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