Category Archives: Lab Infrastructure

Photon OS 4.0 Grow Filesystem using Logical Volume Management (LVM)

I recently needed to grow the file system on a Linux VM. I remembered writing a post on this before, so I headed here: Unfortunately this previous post assumed a non-LVM disk setup. I needed to increase the size of … Continue reading

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Horizon Virtual Desktop – Non Persistent Ubuntu 20.04

I recently built a new Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 machine to be used as an instant clone golden image for a Horizon 7.13 environment. I kept some notes on the steps I followed on my desktop, but after seeing a funny … Continue reading

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Getting Started with SaltStackConfig PowerShell Module

In the previous post (here), we looked into Getting Started with SaltStack Config. We created and kicked off a few tasks from the web interface. Occasionally we’ll need to report on some data as well. The web interface offers the … Continue reading

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Getting Started with SaltStack Config

I’ve recently started looking at vRealize Automation SaltStack Config in a lab. In this post I’ll step through a rough outline of the lab environment / setup and cover a couple simple tasks that I was able to complete using … Continue reading

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Installing Windows CA Root certificate on Linux and Firefox

In my lab I have a Windows domain controller which has certificate services installed and configured. For Windows systems, group policy properly delivers this certificate to clients. However, in my Linux system this certificate is not installed. Additionally, even after … Continue reading

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