July 12, 2021 | 07:40

What did you do this weekend?

Over the weekend I have increased security and automatized processes - that’s lame! This can be anything or nothing, too vague and unspecific. Well technically correct and with a touch of cynicism: “I translated bash scripts to YAML.” Okay, let’s agree on: I consolidated numerous bash scripts for automatically renewing certificates, reduced complexity, eliminated potential security risks when transferring certificates from outside reverse proxies to inside hosts, and made everything more transparent with both Ansible and Git. Read more

June 14, 2021 | 11:10

Simple Configcleaner

The simple, unspectacular things in life bring you ahead the curve. This bash script, for instance, removes all comments from a configuration file. In order that no empty lines remain instead, these are subsequently removed afterwards. What remains is the essence: what really counts. The usage is straightforward: Just add the desired config file(s) as parameters and you’re done! Read more

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