SSL

OpenSSL Commands

It can be useful to check a certificate and key before applying them to a server. The following commands verify the certificate, key and CSR (Certificate Signing Request). To check the certificate To check a key To check the CSR To check the md5 checksums match of the certificate, key and csr; the checksums can […]

PowerShell

Setting Up Pester Tests

Hey, how are you doing? Thought I would write about setting up Pester tests, and the structure I use. This comes about because when I need to start a new project and have some Pester tests running against the infrastructure I have a standard setup I use. So I decided to share it as it […]

Funnies

Smelly Office

One day I had to go to a site in Stafford, to an old historic looking building, it had a large hall entrance and was clearly someone’s home which has been turned into an office. I was met in the hallway by the one of the admin staff and directed to work in room with […]

AKS Helm Kubernetes

Helm Commands

Action Command to Run To list your releases helm list To install a Release helm install [release] [chart] Upgrade a Release revision helm upgrade [release] [chart] Rollback to a Release revision helm rollback [release] [revision] Display Release history helm history [release] Display Release status helm status [release] Display details of a Release helm get all […]

Azure DevOps

Creating Azure DevOps Pipelines

I thought I would cover writing a Azure DevOps pipeline YAML file which deploys infrastructure. Useful link – There are some built-in variables in ADO which you can check out here https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/build/variables?view=azure-devops&tabs=yaml. To take you through it to give you an overview of the setup. We have a pipeline file for each environment (see below). […]