Cool Ansible 2 - Get User Input During Execution

The pause module can stop execution for an amount of time or wait for the user to hit Return. One of its return parameters is user_input which makes it great for getting variables or confirming actions during task execution. In this example, we ask the user to confirm that they want to delete an important file. The deletion task will be only be run when the user explicitly types yes or true.

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Cool Ansible 1 - delegate_to

I’ve been working with Ansible a lot recently and consequently also been reading about it. There are some things I’ve found that are incredibly useful or just interesting. In this series I’ll quickly go over something I learned and give examples of where it may be help.

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Jerry - My First Hack The Box Ownage

I “received” my Hack The Box invite code over the summer but I never had time to get into it. Recently I decided to see what this whole pen-testing thing was about and put in some work to try and hack a box. I went for Jerry because it had a difficulty of 2.9/10 and had over 10,000 system and user owns (solves).

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Opening My Smart TV to the World

This year I moved into a new apartment and had to get a TV for the living room. I ultimately got this TCL Roku TV which my journey of getting is a whole nother story. I powered it on, selected my language and country, then it was time to configure the network connection. Shoot.

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