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

April 27, 2021 | 15:00

New PDF-Workflow

The last two days I improved my own architecture and extended everything with a PDF workflow. If you like, you may download my larger blog series from the previous year in one piece as a PDF file and read them offline, a total of 75+ pages of condensed facts: Read more

March 14, 2021 | 07:09

Quick Analysis: Snipe-IT in c't

The foundation of every ISMS is a “living” inventory. In an ideal world, this communicates with the Ansible, Bash or PowerShell scripts within IT Operations. Snipe-IT, which I value and have successfully used for many years, was unknown to c’t up until now. Enjoy the read (in German): “IT-Assets im Griff” in der c’t Ausgabe 7/2021. Read more

February 25, 2021 | 07:40

Nextcloud 21

Yesterday evening I rolled out the new update on my Nextcloud 21 instance. In the coming days, functional tests and adjustments will follow on the scripts for rolling out on customers' systems Looking with interest on my Prometheus monitoring, how far the performance improvements affect actual implementation. Read more

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