Tag: tips

Create a menu with options using var_prompt in Ansible

Create a menu with options using var_prompt in Ansible

While creating a provisioning task, I found it difficult to create a “menu-like” structure in Ansible, where you can easily select from a number of options. Various people online recommended janky hacks which involve wrappers in bash. I wanted an Ansible-native solution. This might also fall in the category of “janky”, but I like it …

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SysAdmin Commands, Tips, and Tricks

SysAdmin Commands, Tips, and Tricks

Thought I haven’t been in the System Administration space for too long, I’ve learned a number of tips, tricks, and shortcuts that I use almost on the daily. I’ve compiled a list of my most common. Remotely Enable RDP So you just set up a new desktop/server, you get back to your desk, but now …

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