Author: fabricesemti

Azure Devops + VMWare + Terraform

Ah…so long since my last post! I have been extremely busy lately – as odd as it is in these times of Covid19 / stay at home (except if you are Mr Cummings of course) etc. … But let’s keep this space PC. So since I have recently started at a new company, I worked…


Building a home server on Docker – III.

More details about my Docker-server setup…


Home server on Docker – II.

I have made some changes on my home server (I can see that now it will be a constantly evolving project). I have separated the main functions into 5 (currently) separate stacks. core stack (highly important and/or shared containers) database stack (considered good idea to separate most databases)devops stack (these are for my self-education)ghost stack…


Home Server on Docker – I.

As I have recently become very interested in containerisation, primarily in Docker, I decided to re-purpose my old(-ish, bought it 6 years ago) gamer PC into a home server, since I do not game very much, also I just moved onto a new laptop. The setup is based on an 8-core Intel PC, with 16…


Migrating to O365 using PST upload

In a recent project of mine, I had the following task: we are to migrate a small company (whom is using an outdated, Microsoft SBS forest domain, with Exchange 2010 on-prem)to a new AD 2019 (running on 2012 forest level for compatibility) forest; in this post I will focus on their mailbox migration The current…


ANSIBLE and me

As the next subject of my exploration of “what does the DevOps can do for me”, I went back to play with my favourite CMS. I prefer Ansible, as this is more controlled – push rather then pull – and it is agent-less. I do not have to set up services, scheduled tasks and agents…


Deployment with Terraform

Today I decided to apply Terraform, as the first DevOps tool to be used in production.It took me a day to apply the guides in our environment. My Terraform Github repo The following files are required for this to work in the project folder The password variables are in this one – so this is…


Taking ownership

In recent times I had another challenging task.In the current infrastructure we have a domain, where the user’s roaming user profile is directed to a user share. The share grown too much, so it was decided that we need to remove old profiles, belonging to users who left the company. The challenge here was that,…


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