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How to configure SSL HTTPS in Grafana

Here is a quick guide to configuring a self-signed SSL certificate in Grafana, allowing you to browse to: https://your_server:3000 What is Grafana? If you need monitoring dashboards, using Grafana and Prometheus will give you a great solution. Check out https://grafana.com and https://prometheus.io to start your Journey. Grafana SSL SSL is...

How to Install Oracle 19c Client on CIS Hardened Red Hat Image

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) produces many security-hardened images that embed several security features into a standardized build. Using such features introduces a few gotchas, especially when installing any Oracle product. This procedure will explain preparing a CIS hardened image to install in the Oracle database client using X11...

How to build an OpenStack Host

OpenStack is a fantastic open source cloud computing platform that allows you to create your own scalable infrastructure-as-as-service (IAAS) solution. This is a guide of how to install the OpenStack virtual cloud platform on the CentOS7 Operating system. It will work on Red Hat (RHEL), SUSE and Ubuntu. I will...

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Steampipe : Powerful SQL Queries for Cloud

Steampipe is a powerful SQL query engine that is perfect at pulling data from your cloud platform. If it has an API, it can be queried by Steampipe. Install Steampipe: macOS with Brew We recommend installing Homebrew which provides pre-built binaries for Mac. STEP 1: Tap Turbot’s Cask ~$ brew tap turbot/tap STEP 2: Install...

Easy Way to install Ansible on Linux

What is the easiest way to install Ansible on Linux? If you are using Ansible from the official Red Hat or CentOS repositories you may have noticed that the Ansible revision available via yum is significantly out of date. Take Red Hat 7 for example, not a very old version...