Puppet facts in hiera data and override

Not sure if you know that you can create a relation between custom / external facts (read more) and hiera (read more) data in puppet. For hiera data, firstly you define a hierarchy for parameters at various levels e.g. Server, data center, region etc.. Secondly, you set values to hiera parameters. Further, puppet classes reference them. On the ...
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OCI Security rules for SQL Always On

As a best practice, all the domain controllers should be in a subnet that either has no external IP addresses or has no access from the internet. As a result, you might want to enable OCI security rules to communicate between your subnets and the Active Directory subnets. However, be aware that this still opens potential paths of attack from ...
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Windows scheduled task created by puppet

While working with puppet in Windows environment sooner or later one will need to create a scheduled task. Especially, it might be very useful to execute activity that requires elevation to local administrator. Below I am presenting two examples for Windows scheduled task creation by puppet. The first is typical backup task. It could be used to ...
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