Author: Doug

Recently I completed a project using Tampermonkey user scripts, and I needed to host them somewhere that our team’s browsers could access.  S3 is an obvious choice to host static files but I wanted to limit access to certain IP addresses.  We maintain several existing EC2 Security Groups and I …

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VPNs are useful for many reasons. But if you have many devices it can be annoying to install, configure, authenticate, reconfigure, and keep a bunch of different VPN client apps updated. And if you have a device or two that you never want to be attributed to your real IP …

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Ansible Reuse Made Easy

While none of the the configuration management tools I’ve used are perfect, Ansible is by far my top pick.  There is a bit of a learning curve though.  I think most people’s experience with Ansible goes something like this:

  1. Review the technically correct and verbose docs.
  2. Decide to google for
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