Moving forward with PowerCLI instead of InSpec-VMware

Summary If you use the VMware ecosystem in your day to day job, you may have seen the incubation InSpec project inspec-vmware and got excited about the possibilities of running InSpec tests against your VMware Software Defined Data Centers (SDDC)s and VMware on AWS. If you haven’t seen the inspec-vmware project, imagine the ability to audit/validate […]

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AlgoSec Cookbook Certified by the Chef Partner Cookbook Program

I’m pleased to announce that AlgoSec is now part of the Chef Partner Cookbook Program. They have certified the AlgoSec Cookbook. AlgoSec The AlgoSec solution intelligently automates and orchestrates network security policy management to make your enterprise continuously more agile, secure, and compliant. AlgoSec Cookbook The new AlgoSec Cookbook implements the innovative “Connectivity as Code” […]

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Let’s use Google Cloud Platform and Chef – ChefConf 2018 Workshop

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is a huge ecosystem of products that can make your infrastructure one of the best supported on the planet. Back in October, we announced a new integration between GCP and Chef to support the ever increasing number of Chef customers using GCP. The Chef Certified GCP cookbooks enable Chef practitioners to […]

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Certified: Lenovo CNOS Cookbook

I’m delighted to announce that Lenovo is now part of the Chef Partner Cookbook Program. They have certified the Lenovo CNOS Cookbook. Lenovo CNOS cookbook The Lenovo CNOS cookbook provides a set of recipes and resources for managing Lenovo switches. The cookbook provides resources to upload images, upload/download configurations, and VLAN provisioning. The recipes use […]

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kitchen-vra Update

I’m happy to announce a new feature that has been merged into the upstream kitchen-vra driver. You now have the ability to use the Catalog Names instead of the Catalog IDs for your instances. If you use VMware vRealize Automation everyday like I do, this is a really important addition to kitchen-vra. I would like […]

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Signal Sciences Cookbook Certified by the Chef Partner Cookbook Program

Signal Sciences is now part of the Chef Partner Cookbook Program. This certifies the Signal Sciences Cookbook as a top quality Chef cookbook. The cookbook installs and configures Signal Sciences in your infrastructure. About Signal Sciences Signal Sciences Web Protection Platform (WPP) provides comprehensive threat protection and security visibility for web applications, microservices, and APIs […]

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Chef, Terraform, vCenter and Windows

I recently posted about using Terraform, vCenter and Chef, and promised a follow up about extending the Terraform plans to work with Windows and multiple Virtual Machines. Here is part two that will continue to build off of this plan: https://gist.github.com/jjasghar/f061f493ad8f631a6d4b5b5085c7cb35 Windows Open up the following link to show off the .diff that has Windows working […]

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Announcing enhanced Chef support to provision and configure resources on Google Cloud Platform

We are excited to announce a new integration between Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Chef. For the ever increasing number of Chef customers using GCP, these GCP specific cookbooks are consistent, cohesive and comprehensive. They enable Chef practitioners to quickly, declare and request resources from GCP. The work for these Chef cookbooks to automate GCP […]

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