Installing Zabbix 2.4 - An Introduction

Introduction Zabbix is a cross-platform, enterprise grade monitoring and alerting platform. It can scale-out horizontally without breaking a sweat. It requires some care and feeding but it is a solution that will grow with you and your environment. Features With...

Change Your Default Login Shell

To change your default login shell on Mac OS X, first we must find the options we have. Enumerate the available shells by running: cat /etc/shells % cat /etc/shells # List of acceptable shells for chpass(1). # Ftpd will not...

Monitor Ansible runs with Zabbix

Introduction Moving from Puppet to Ansible was extremely refreshing. That said, there are a couple things I initially missed about Puppet. Check out this post to learn how to have Zabbix report when Ansible runs are done. Ansible Configuration The...

SmartThings Introduction

Introduction I have been running my SmartThings up for a few months now. More than just being a gadget that is fun to play around with, it opens up a new world of possibility and insight. While convenient to not...

Delete Git Branches

When using git, feature branches are easy and encouraged. Now that you have all these feature branches laying around, you may find yourself wanting to clean them up. Removing a Local Branch git branch -d BRANCH_NAME Remove a Remote Branch...