Meltdown and Spectre

vPierre Cloud Computing, Cloud Computing Provider / Cloud Computing Anbieter, DevOps, DevSecOps, Infrastruktur / Infrastructure, Linux, Scripts, Sicherheit / Security, Windows Leave a Comment

Meltdown and Spectre are hardware design vulnerabilities in all modern CPUs based on speculative execution. Background infos: https://spectreattack.com/ or https://meltdownattack.com/ (both pages serve identical content) https://googleprojectzero.blogspot.dk/2018/01/reading-privileged-memory-with-side.html The bug is in the hardware, but mitigations in operating systems are possible and are getting shipped now. I’m collecting notes on the patch …

So gelingt eine Testautomatisierung von MBAM

vPierre Automation, DevOps, DevSecOps, Infrastruktur / Infrastructure, Scripts Leave a Comment

mit freundlicher Genehmigung von FB-Pro: Automatisierung des Microsoft Bitlocker Administration and Monitoring Tool (MBAM): So funktioniert ein tägliches Reporting über verschiedene Dimensionen hinweg. MBAM leichter administrieren Das Microsoft Bitlocker Administration and Monitoring Tool (MBAM) hilft uns dabei, die Datenträgerverschlüsselung Bitlocker und Bitlocker To Go von Microsoft zu administrieren. Eine zentrale Frage …

Elastic Stack – you know, it's complicated

Suny Kim Automation, AWS (Amazon Web Services), Cloud, Cloud Computing, Scripts Leave a Comment

This is a simple „ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana)“ (in AWS), what most people probably have in mind. This is the real thing, what they probably need. What happened? I can explain. We need Load Balancing (ELB – Elastic Load Balancing) for availability We need private and protected subnets for …

PowerCli getVMDiskInfo

Tobias Automation, Scripts, vSphere Leave a Comment

Einführung Für den Fall das man genaue Infos zu seinen vDisks und vor allem seinen RAW Disks haben möchte, hier ein PowerCLI Skript was helfen kann. Ausgabe In dieser Version werden die Daten in ein Excel Datei geschrieben. Requirements getestet mit PowerCLI 6 und installiertem Microsoft Excel 2013 oder höher …

Wie wird ein Hochverfügbarkeits-MQTT-Cluster für das Internet der Dinge aufgebaut ?

vPierre Automation, Cloud, IoT (Internet of Things), Linux, Scripts, WWW Leave a Comment

Aufbau einer skalierbaren MQTT-Infrastruktur mittels Node.js, Redis, HAProxy und nscale, um die Installation zur leichten Übung zu machen ☺ 1.TL;DR In diesem Artikel zeige ich, wie ein skalierbarer MQTT-Cluster für das Internet der Dinge aufgebaut wird. Alles stammt von den Arbeiten von Lelylan. Falls das für Dich und Deine Arbeit …

PowerCLI – reboot ESX servers in a Cluster

vPierre Automation, Cloud, Scripts, vSphere Leave a Comment

Requirements PowerCLI 5.8 or higher Script ################### ## reboot-vmcluster.ps1 by Joe Keegan ([email protected]) ## Supply the hostname/FQDN for you vcenter server and the name of the cluster you want rebooted ## Script reboots each ESXi server in the cluster one at a time ## vPierre 1.1 (Pier[email protected]) ################### ################## ## …

PowerCLI – Export VDSwitches and Hostprofiles

vPierre Automation, Cloud, Scripts, vSphere Leave a Comment

Requirements PowerCLI 5.8 or higher Script <# .SYNOPSIS Export VDSwitches and Hostprofiles. .DESCRIPTION Export VDSwitches and Hostprofiles. They will be stored at the $Backuppath .EXAMPLE &(„exportVDSwitchHostprofiles.ps1“) .NOTES Author: Tobias Feuling – [email protected] #> #Backup to this folder $Backuppath = „C:\Exports\“ #delete everthing in the folder older than $limit = (Get-Date).AddDays(-7) …

PowerCLI – rescsan HBA host by host

vPierre Automation, Cloud, Scripts, vSphere Leave a Comment

Requirements PowerCLI 5.8 or higher Script # PowerCLI Script to rescsan HBA host by host # PowerCLI Session must be connected to vCenter Server using Connect-VIServer # vPierre # Version 1.0 # add VMware PS snapin if (-not (Get-PSSnapin VMware.VimAutomation.Core -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue)) { Add-PSSnapin VMware.VimAutomation.Core } $vCenterName = Read-Host -Prompt …

PowerCLI – getting all advanced settings from ESX servers

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Requirements PowerCLI 5.8 or higher Script # PowerCLI Script to get the ESX advanced settings # PowerCLI Session must be connected to vCenter Server using Connect-VIServer # vPierre # Version 1.0 # add VMware PS snapin if (-not (Get-PSSnapin VMware.VimAutomation.Core -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue)) { Add-PSSnapin VMware.VimAutomation.Core } $vCenterName = Read-Host -Prompt …

PowerCLI – setting some advanced disk settings on ESX servers

vPierre Automation, Cloud, Scripts, vSphere Leave a Comment

Requirements PowerCLI 5.8 or higher Script # PowerCLI Script to Configure Disk Settings on ESXi Hosts # PowerCLI Session must be connected to vCenter Server using Connect-VIServer # vPierre # Version 1.1 # add VMware PS snapin if (-not (Get-PSSnapin VMware.VimAutomation.Core -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue)) { Add-PSSnapin VMware.VimAutomation.Core } $vCenterName = Read-Host …