James Oguya Articles

Mounting Partitions Using systemd

Recently, I discovered you can mount partitions using systemd.mount by writing a mount unit file. In this blog post, we'll talk about systemd.mount & how you can use it to mount partitions.

Rebooting Server(s) Using Ansible

Ansible provides useful tools which we can use to for various purposes. In this blogpost, we'll talk about rebooting servers using ansible & pausing the playbook by waiting for a given amount of time for a given service on a given port to start.

Ansible 'Prompt' Handlers

An awesome feature in Chef that is not available in Ansible is immediate notification. Ansible has notification handlers but they are only triggered at the end of the current playbook unlike Chef's which can be triggered immediately! This blogpost describes an easier way of having immediate handlers in ansible.