Security and Vulnerability Scanning of Container Images

Overview In this article we will focus on security and vulnerability strategies for scanning container images. I know, in the past security was always viewed upon as an impedance...

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Getting started with Ansible Playbook Bundles on CDK

Install Ansible Service Broker addon into your CDK installation Start your CDK environment with registration (important as yum get’s used during addon installation) export MINISHIFT_ENABLE_EXPERIMENTAL=y minishift start --service-catalog Clone...

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OpenStack 12 (Pike) Lab Installation and Configuration Guide with Hetzner Root Servers

Overview In this article we will focus on installing and configuring OpenStack Pike using RDO and the packstack installer. RDO is a community platform around Red Hat’s Enterprise OpenStack Distribution. It...

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Solving problems with Eclipse Secure Storage

I am an active long time user of Eclipse and Red Hat’s distribution called JBoss Developer Studio (https://developers.redhat.com/products/devstudio/overview/). The tool suite has a very nice feature called Eclipse Secure...

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[HowTo] How to combine Python methods with Jinja filters in Ansible

Ansible has a lot of ways to manipulate variables and their content. We shed some light on the different possibilities – and how to combine them. Ansible inbuilt filters...

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SAVE THE DATE: Nächstes Treffen am 24.04.2018 in Bonn

Liebe OpenShift Anwender Community, die Planungen für unser nächstes großes Treffen laufen bereits auf Hochtouren: Sie können sich jetzt schon den 24.04.2018 in Ihrem Kalender markieren. Treffpunkt wird diesmal übrigens...

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[Howto] Run programs as non-root user on privileged ports via Systemd

Running programs as a non-root user is must in security sensitive environments. However, these programs sometimes need to publish their service on privileged ports like port 80 – which...

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Containers in Large IT Enterprises

Overview As this will be the last article of 2017 I wanted to do something different and get away from my typical how-to guides (rest assured I will continue...

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Frohes Fest und einen Guten Rutsch

Liebe Community Mitglieder, ein ereignisreiches Jahr neigt sich langsam aber sicher dem Ende zu. In diesem Sinne wünschen wir Euch und Euren Familien eine besinnliche, friedvolle Zeit und einen...

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Ansible Tower Cluster Configuration Guide

Overview In this article we will setup and configure an Ansible Tower cluster on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). If you are interested in a single all-in-one deployment, I...

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[HowTo] How to combine Python methods with Jinja filters in Ansible

Ansible has a lot of ways to manipulate variables and their content. We shed some light on the different possibilities – and how to combine them. Ansible inbuilt filters One way to manipulate variables in Ansible is to use filters. Filters are connected to variables via pipes, |, and the result is the modified variable. Ansible offers … Continue reading [HowTo] How to combine Python methods with Jinja filters in Ansible

SAVE THE DATE: Nächstes Treffen am 24.04.2018 in Bonn

Liebe OpenShift Anwender Community,
die Planungen für unser nächstes großes Treffen laufen bereits auf Hochtouren: Sie können sich jetzt schon den 24.04.2018 in Ihrem Kalender markieren. Treffpunkt wird diesmal übrigens die Telekom Zentrale in Bonn sei…

[Howto] Run programs as non-root user on privileged ports via Systemd

Running programs as a non-root user is must in security sensitive environments. However, these programs sometimes need to publish their service on privileged ports like port 80 – which cannot be used by local users. Systemd offers a simple way to solve this problem. Background Running services as non-root users is a quite obvious: if … Continue reading [Howto] Run programs as non-root user on privileged ports via Systemd

Frohes Fest und einen Guten Rutsch

Liebe Community Mitglieder, ein ereignisreiches Jahr neigt sich langsam aber sicher dem Ende zu. In diesem Sinne wünschen wir Euch und Euren Familien eine besinnliche, friedvolle Zeit und einen Guten Rutsch ins Neue Jahr. 🎄 Happy OpenShifting und viele Grüße, Sebastian