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Celebrating 5 Years With Chocolatey!

Chocolatey turned 5 years old recently! I committed the first lines of Chocolatey code on March 22, 2011. At that time I never imagined that Chocolatey would grow into a flourishing community and a tool that is widely used by … Continue reading 

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How To Avoid Common Windows Gotchas with Puppet

Originally published at http://puppetlabs.com/blog/how-avoid-common-windows-gotchas-puppet, reposted with permission and adjustments. I’ve touched on Puppet before – Making Windows Awesome Since 2011,  Getting Started with Puppet on Windows and Managing Permissions with Access Control Lists. I’m going to touch on the common … Continue reading 

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Puppet–Managing Permissions on Windows with Access Control Lists

Originally published at http://puppetlabs.com/blog/managing-permissions-windows-access-control-lists, reposted with permission and with adjustments. I wrote the original post and am also the author of the ACL module. While there is a simple interface for setting permissions on Windows, managing and maintaining permissions has … Continue reading 

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How Passion Saved Windows

“Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats.” – Howard H. Aiken Look around today. There is so much that you can do on Windows with respect … Continue reading 

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Puppet: Getting Started On Windows

Now that we’ve talked a little about Puppet. Let’s see how easy it is to get started. Install Puppet Let’s get Puppet Installed. There are two ways to do that: With Chocolatey: Open an administrative/elevated command shell and type: choco … Continue reading 

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Puppet: Making Windows Awesome Since 2011

Puppet was one of the first configuration management (CM) tools to support Windows, way back in 2011. It has the heaviest investment on Windows infrastructure with 1/3 of the platform client development staff being Windows folks.  It appears that Microsoft … Continue reading 

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blogger { ‘Rob Reynolds’: ensure => present }

Howdy. My name is Rob. I currently have a long time blog at http://ferventcoder.com where I talk about all kinds of things including tools and code that seems useful. I used to blog with Devlicio.us (the sister site) where I … Continue reading 

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