Configuring Rundeck with NGINX behind AWS ALB with SSL termination

I spent the whole day troubleshooting some authentication/redirection problems in my Rundeck setup, I went to the pub had a few beers, went to bed and woke up at 4 AM with one of those productive insomnia feelings then I had straight to the computer to find the solution for my problems, so let’s go… Read More

Script for removing entries from known_hosts

There comes a time in any Linux systems administrator where he faces an issue while connecting to a new server if an old/known name. Although it is not a difficult problem to solve it can be a PITA to manually edit your know_hosts file each time it happens, therefore having a script ready to do it… Read More

Customizing the default user of an Ubuntu AMI

I like creating custom AMIs to ease server configuration of my AWS environments, my personal approach is to create a base AMI with some basic tools that will be used in my EC2 instances and then use it as starting point to create other AMIs. Over the years I found that it has a lot of benefits but… Read More