Podcasts I'm listening too

For sometime I have been meaning to jot down some interesting, at least to me, podcast's that I listen to, with the recent complete re-install of my phone seemed like a good time to do this.As I work in tech the list is predominately tech focused for a few years it was the TWiT network that domi... Read more...

Solaris Vagrant Packer and the base box

If you haven't used Vagrant then go check it out. It's certainly come a long way since the early days and expanded beyond just VirtualBox. Targeted early at developers its certainly a tool that has different uses to different folk, as a system admin I find it handy to test and build SOE... Read more...

Puppet 3 and Solaris 11 IPS

A recent post Solaris Packages for Puppet 3.0.0-rc7, Facter 1.6.0 and Hiera 1.0.0 on a puppet mailing list caught my eye.While gems has a nifty little package management system of it's own,  it is possible be that your machines do not have direct access to the interent so&nbs... Read more...

OEL Handsfree install for Oracle VM Manager part 2

So part one finished up with a Virtualbox VM , two blank disk and the OEL CD image in the virtual CD drive.Fair warning I have taken some liberty with technical preciseness of handsfree, but it's pretty close. If some knows how I can second commands to the gues... Read more...

VirtualBox command line and Oracle VM Manager 3.1.1 part 1

Rather than wait until I have the whole thing polished I thought I'd do a multipart entry on building Oracle VM Manager VM and installing the software. Now the previous version 3.0.3 had a VirtualBox template available. The current version 3.1.1 doesn't, at least not that I can find, so this is ... Read more...