Monthly Archives: September 2013

Salt Stack – salt-key-accepter

VertigoRay/ September 21, 2013/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

During my adventures with Salt Stack, I wanted to accept keys automatically on the master. However, I wanted to do this more intelligently than just accepting all of them. To solve this, I threw together a quick script that would accept keys of salt-minions that were in an approved subnet. I use incrontab to watch the minions_pre directory for new

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Salt Stack – salt-grains-environment

VertigoRay/ September 10, 2013/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

During my adventures with Salt Stack, I was having issues wrapping my head around how I was going to control what environment my dev machines were in.  I even thought that pillar[environment] returning None was a bug.  Turns out, I just needed to think more about what process would work in my environment. To solve this, I have created a very simple

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GPO – Not Applying User Policy

VertigoRay/ September 5, 2013/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

We spent the day working on an issue where our User Policy wasn’t being applied to the User AD Object logging into a computer.¬†We confirmed the usual steps: User AD Object is in the OU where the GPO is applied. GPO is enabled. Security Filtering is not filtering out the User AD Object. The policy was simply not showing up

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Salt Stack – salt-osx-dsconfigad

VertigoRay/ September 3, 2013/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

During my adventures with Salt Stack, I wanted a more robust way to configure and maintain the AD Bind configuration on my Apple computers. To solve this, I have created a module to wrap dsconfigad calls and made it available on GitHub. If you want to know how to use it, check out the wiki. If you have issues with

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