Now that the home lab is up&running I wanted to gain some experience with Kubernetes on the VMware platform. For this I completed the vSphere with Tanzu Quickstart Guide V1a.Continue Reading
VMware Home Lab
It is nice too have your own home lab with VMware ESXi to play around. In this post I am describing how my home lab looks like using nested ESXi.Continue Reading
WordPress Unable to create directory
When you get the error ” Unable to create directory wp-content/uploads/2021/12 ” when you are uploading media in WordPress something is wrong with the folder permissions. Another well known error is “The uploaded file could not be moved to wp-content/uploads/2021/12.”Continue Reading
Airquality with Raspberry Pi
I have been experimenting with the Raspberry Pi and the Bosch BME680 and Plantower PMS5003. With the BME680 you can measure temperature, air pressure, humidity, and VOC gas (Volatile Organic Compunds). With the PMS5003 particles can be measured. Also used a Telegraf agent, Influxdb2 and Grafana.Continue Reading
Using Raspberry Pi in headless mode
It is possible to use a Raspberry Pi in headless mode. So without a keyboard and monitor.Continue Reading
How to use Ansible on a local workstation with Amazon AWS
To connect with Amazon AWS you need to use a key. Usually that key is protected with a password. Because it is not possible to use Ansible with a password protected key some configuration is necessary.Continue Reading
Installing a Kubernetes cluster the hard way
Installed a first Kubernetes cluster consisting of 1 master node and 1 worker node on CentOS 7. Kubernetes has version 1.6.2.
Kubernetes is not working with CentOS 8 yet so I have used the latest CentOS 7. Everything is installed on Oracle VM VirtualBox on a Windows 10 host.Continue Reading
Create a WordPress server with Ansible on AWS – Step 1
The idea is to fully script the creation of a WordPress server including the database on CentOS 8 and Amazon Web Services. For this Ansible will be used. I will describe this in several steps/posts.
Step 1 Create the Linux server
Step 1 is to create the Linux server from a bastion host within AWS. For now we will use CentOS 7 because CentOS 8 is not availabe. Later it will be changed for CentOS 8.
RedHat Openshift installation on AWS
To get some hands on experience with OpenShift I have installed OpenShift 4.1 on AWS using the defaults.Continue Reading
Basic installation of Grafana, InfluxDB and Telegraf on CentOS 7
In order to gain some knowledge about Grafana, InfluxDB and Telegraf I did a basic installation. Grafana and InfluxDB were installed on a CentOS 7 server. The Telegraf agent was installed on a separate CentOS 7 server (which also hosts petersplanet.nl by the way).