Installing Packer For Image Creation

June 19, 2019

After you install Golang, it’s easy to install Packer from source.

mkdir -p ~/src && \
  cd ~/src && \
  git clone https://github.com/hashicorp/packer.git && \
  cd packer && \
  make dev

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Connecting to AWS using SAML

May 29, 2019

In this article we will connect to our AWS account using SAML, this will allow us to run AWS CLI commands using the same authentication as you use in the browser.

Once complete, you will be able to run

saml2aws login -a 10xdev

An and then have a (configurable) 12 hour session to from the command line.

Getting Started With ChefDK

May 22, 2019

I am getting back into Chef, and the landscape seems to have changed quite a bit in the last 10 years. I am going to documenting the journey in a series of bite sized articles.

Official install docs are here. So follow them, and read along.

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