Monthly Archives: August 2017

How to solve vSphere Windows Client 5.1 SSL Error

In this article, I am using Windows 7 64-bit with vSphere Client 5.1.0 This issue has been bugging me for quite some time. Whenever I search for any VM inside vSphere Windows Client, I keep receiving this message, and I … Continue reading

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Use fsck with LVM

A VM’s filesystem (which was using LVM) was corrupt and it couldn’t boot. All I did was force boot from systemrescuecd and ran the following command: fsck.ext4 /dev/vgname/lvname Note: Switch ext4 to any other type of filesystem you have, e.g. … Continue reading

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MyTechnicalThoughts on Slack!

Hello there! I’ve got some good news! I’ve created a Slack Help Channel that complements this blog, you can get help here.

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Build large environments in no time on Ubuntu using conjure-up

Whether you need to build a Kubernets cluster, an openstack instance, a hadoop cluster…etc, Canonical has developed a tool called conjure-up. This tool can build these whole environments for the purpose of development and testing, or small environments in a … Continue reading

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What to do if docker on Ubuntu doesn’t recognize addition of a user to its group when using PBIS with AD

You add a user to group docker so that you can run docker commands without having to be root or a sudoer. On an Ubuntu 16.04 server which authenticates against AD using PBIS, I added users to group docker, but … Continue reading

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Install docker on multiple Ubuntu Xenial hosts with Ansible

Ansible is an amazing piece of configuration management software. Among its amazing features is that it’s totally agentless and the only 2 packages that it needs on any host are python and an SSH server. Today we will create a … Continue reading

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