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Vedran Miletić: Fly away, little bird

Featured image: a-shuhani | Unsplash (photo) The last day of July happened to be the day that Domagoj Margan, a former student teaching assistant and a great friend of mine, set up his own DigitalOcean (note: affiliate link) droplet running …

Recent Articles on MCPMag

I’ve been busy working on some articles for MCPMag.com and wanted to share a couple of stubs to my most recent articles.

Gathering Installed Software Using PowerShell

If there is one thing an administrator finds themselves doing, it is probably …

Windows Backups Failing with Associated VSS 8193 Errors


Hi, this is Michael Koeppl again. I’m with the Premier Mission Critical (PMC) Team and assisting customers when they hit OS issues in their critical infrastructure, and today I wanted to talk with you about an interesting Windows Backup …

Azure Information Protection Documentation Update for July 2017

Hi everybody

Our technical writer, Carol Bailey, is letting you know whats new and hot in the docs for July.

Reminders: Follow us on Twitter (@DanPlastina) and join in our peer community atwww.yammer.com/AskIPTeam.

Julita Inca Chiroque: Writing my first Web Browser in Python with GTK

Installing packages

Before starting, make sure that you have installed development packages such as pygobject3-devel and webkitgtk3-devel.

Creating your first script

We are going to start from the beginning, by creating an empty window:

from gi.repository import Gtk
window = 

Recently Published KB Articles for System Center Configuration Manager

Hello Everyone, we have recently published the following Knowledge Base (KB) articles.

KB 4034393 Getting network captures from a task sequence in ConfigMgr

This is a how-to article about capturing a network trace in a Windows PE environment. For the …

Azure Information Protection status update – July 2017

Hi Everyone, and welcome to this months posting from the AIP team to ensure you always know what we are working on, whats in the current releases of AIP, and any other information that we can include to help you …

Sebastian Dröge: Writing GStreamer Applications in Rust

tl;dr: GStreamer bindings for Rust can be found here: https://github.com/sdroege/gstreamer-rs

In the last few months since RustFest in Kiev, I was working (as promised during Luis and my talk at the conference) on creating (mostly autogenerated) Rust bindings for …

Fedora Magazine: Fedora 24 End of Life

With the recent release of Fedora 26, Fedora 24 officially enters End Of Life (EOL) status on August 8th, 2017. After August 8th, all packages in the Fedora 24 repositories no longer receive security, bugfix, or enhancement updates. …

SIGGRAPH 2017: Microsoft Azure enables Secure Rendering with services and certs!

imageAt SIGGRAPH 2017 in Los Angeles, CA this week (at the LA Convention Center), Microsoft is demoing the latest in Azure-based rendering services and partner solutions, as well as showcasing a new security guide on safely bursting to the cloud …

Ubuntu Insights: How to pick a winning IoT business model – Infographic

The potential for IoT is huge but many businesses are still grappling with how it can benefit their organisation and how exactly to get started. Canonical recently surveyed over 360 IoT professionals to examine their current and future challenges plus …

Jonathan Dieter: Summer work

The dog and the river

It’s summer, we’re in the US, and I’m thoroughly enjoying the time with my family. It’s been quite a while since we’ve seen everyone here, and we’ve all been having a blast. The one downside …

Brian “bex” Exelbierd: Slice of Cake #16

A slice of cake

In the last week as FCAIC I:

  • Lots of Flock planning. I believe over 45 people have some level of funding for travel that needs planning. Specifically airfare is complete and hotels are complete. Bus tickets

Justin W. Flory: FAmSCo August 2017 elections: Thoughts on a global community

FAmSCo August 2017 elections: Thoughts on a global community

A new release of Fedora makes headlines this month. With every release, it also means a new round of the Fedora community leadership elections. On 24 July 2017, the call for nominations went out for candidates. The Fedora Engineering Steering

Build apps faster with Azure Serverless

Azure’s Serverless offerings allow developers to build and deploy elastic-scale applications faster than ever. Serverless technology allows developers to focus on their apps rather than provisioning, managing, and scaling the underlying infrastructure. Azure provides unique serverless tools to accelerate development …

David Tomaschik: Hacker Summer Camp 2017: XXV Badge

In my post the Many Badges of DEF CON 25
I may have not-so-subtly hinted that there was something I was working on.
While none of the ones I listed were created in response to the announcement
that DEF CON …

David Tomaschik: Hacker Summer Camp 2017: Pros vs Joes CTF

I’ve returned from this year’s edition of Hacker Summer Camp, and while I’m
completely and utterly exhausted, I wanted to get my thoughts about this year’s
events out before I completely forget what happened.

The Pros vs Joes CTF was, …

Data Sherlock: Event Management is Dead?Long Live Event Analytics!

The old world of event management is over and the future is one that considers all data, creates a baseline and produces notable events…

Mentoring at Splunk: My Personal Experience

Splunker Eugeniya Kirovskaya offers her advice on stepping outside of your comfort zone and asking for a mentor…

MetaData > MetaLore

This post describes how to use the metadata and the tstats command to quickly identify what data is in your Splunk environment…

Fedora Community Blog: Organizing a Fedora Women Day 2017 event

Fedora Women Day (FWD) is a day of celebration dedicated to the female contributors of the Fedora Project. During this day of celebration, local communities around the world will gather to present the accomplishments of the women that are part …

Matthias Clasen: Recipes turns one year old

I’ve given a presentation today and explained that recipes turns one year old at this GUADEC in Manchester. That is of course nothing compared to GNOME, which turned 20, so we send our congratulations:

Our slides can be found here

Julita Inca Chiroque: My talk at GUADEC 2017

Thanks so much to the GNOME Foundation for its support to the events I do to spread the GNOME word in my local community in Peru. I have had the opportunity to share my work done in 2016 and 2017 …

José A. Reyes H.: Blog personal + fedora planet

En este artículo estaré explicando como subir tu blog a fedora planet. ¿Qué es fedora planet? El Planeta Fedora es una herramienta de comunicación distribuida, que utilizan muchos de los contribuidores de Fedora para conocer el pulso de la comunidad… …

Unbalanced Stretched vSAN Cluster

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I had this question a couple of times the past month so I figured I would write a quick post. The question that was asked is: Can I have an unbalanced stretched cluster? In other words: …

Daniel Vrátil: KDE PIM on Akademy

Akademy is over and so here’s a short summary of what the PIMsters have worked on during the past week.

Wiki Cleanup

Me and Volker sat down and went through all KDE PIM wikipages on community.kde.org, userbase.kde.org and techbase.kde.org. Most …

Serge Hallyn: Containers micro-conference

The deadline for the CFP for the containers microconference at Plumber’s is coming up next week. See https://discuss.linuxcontainers.org/t/containers-micro-conference-at-linux-plumbers-2017/262 for more information

Update 1706 for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager is now available

Happy Friday! We are delighted to announce that we have released version 1706 for the Current Branch (CB) of System Center Configuration Manager. To read about all of the great new features and enhancements that have been made, plus how …

Now Available: Update 1706 for System Center Configuration Manager

Happy Friday! We are delighted to announce that we have released version 1706 for the Current Branch (CB) of System Center Configuration Manager that includes new features and product enhancements!

Many of these enhancements are designed for organizations that …

PowerShell Documentation Migration


Hi, I’m Zach Alexander and I’m a PM on the PowerShell Team working on documentation.

I wanted to let you know that there will be a brief downtime for online PowerShell documentation.

This downtime will occur on August 2…

Ubuntu Insights: Ubuntu Server Development Summary – 28 Jul 2017

The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update and highlights for any interesting subjects from the Ubuntu Server Team. If you would like to reach the server team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-server channel on …

Hotfix: Client update for System Center Configuration Manager current branch, version 1702

We have released a client update that fixes the following two issues:

  • Software update download failures from Microsoft Update
  • Content distribution failure if the SMS Agent Host service or the client computer is restarted during download.

For more details about …

Ubuntu Insights: Ubuntu Desktop Weekly Update: July 28, 2017

Here’s the latest in the world of Desktop:


We’ve been looking at ways to port the feature of allowing the sound to go above 100%. This is needed because some computers (e.g. Thinkpad X220) have a fairly low volume …

Update 1707 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview released

We are happy to let you know that update 1707 for the Technical Preview Branch of System Center Configuration Manager has been released. Technical Preview Branch releases give you an opportunity to try out new Configuration Manager features in

Update 1707 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview Branch – Available Now!

Hello everyone! We are happy to let you know that update 1707 for the Technical Preview Branch of System Center Configuration Manager has been released. Technical Preview Branch releases give you an opportunity to try out new Configuration Manager features …

Alberto Rodriguez (A.K.A bt0): Just Happy Sysadmin Day!!

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Ubuntu Insights: The Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes: Development Summary #4

This blog was originally posted by Tim Van Steenburgh

July 21st concluded our most recent development sprint on the Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes (CDK). Here’s a look at what we did.

Fixes and Improvements

Check out the full list on …

Josh Bressers: For a security conference that everyone claims not to trust the wifi, there sure was a lot of wifi

I attended BlackHat USA 2017, Elastic had a booth on the floor I spent a fair bit of time at as well as meetings scattered about the conference center. It was a great time as always, but this year I …

Caleigh Runge-Hottman: Outreachy: Bash Completion

Prior to applying for Outreachy, one of the points that drew me to Fedora’s Bodhi project was the proposed idea of bash completion for the Bodhi command line interface (CLI). For those unfamiliar with bash completion, it is the phenomenon …

Andres Rodriguez: MAAS Development Summary – July 28th 2017

Hello MAASters! The MAAS development summaries are back!

The past three weeks the team has been made good progress on three main areas, the development of 2.3, maintenance for 2.2, and out new and improved python library (libmaas).

MAAS 2.3

Justin W. Flory: Deploy CoreOS Tectonic to Amazon Web Services (AWS)

This is a short series to introduce Kubernetes, what it does, and how to experiment with it on Fedora. This is a beginner-oriented series to help introduce some higher level concepts and give examples of using it on Fedora. In

Build an infrastructure monitoring solution with Service Map

Have you ever been responsible for a flaky application, and wanted to set up an automatic notification when a server, process, or connection isn’t there when it should be? Me too! And by using OMS Azure Log Analytics and Service

Fedora Magazine: Enhancing photos with GNOME Photos

GNOME Photos is an application that lets you easily organize photos and screenshots. GNOME Photos doesn’t enforce a folder hierarchy. Instead, it relies on tracker to find and index photos inside well-known folders, such as Pictures in your home folder …

Lubuntu Blog: Lubuntu Artful Aardvark Alpha 2 has been released!

Lubuntu Artful Aardvark Alpha 2 (soon to be 17.10) has been released! Also in this release (in addition to the usual LXDE ISO) is an experimental image with LXQt instead of LXDE. For the LXDE edition, we have a couple …

vSphere 6.5 U1 is out… and it comes with vSAN 6.6.1

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vSphere 6.5 U1 was released last night. It has some cool new functionality in there as part of vSAN 6.6.1 (I can’t wait for vSAN 6.6.6 to ship ;-)). There are a lot of fixes of …

Kubuntu General News: Kubuntu Artful Aardvark (17.10) Alpha 2

Artful Aardvark (17.10) Alpha 2 images are now available for testing.

The Kubuntu team will be releasing 17.10 in October.

This is the first spin in preparation for the Alpha 2 pre-release. Kubuntu Alpha pre-releases are NOT recommended for:

  • Regular

Omar Berroterán Silva (nadie): !Fedora 25 Digivolve a: Fedora 26!

El martes 11 de Julio fue el martes tan esperado de lanzamiento de 26 de Fedora, lo que nos emociona por todas las cosas nuevas en el mundo GNU/Linux. También es la excusa perfecta para reunirse a celebrar, si bien …

Maxim Burgerhout: Demystifying Activation Keys

In my daily work as a solutions architect for Red Hat, I regularly talk about Satellite 6 and explain to people how activation keys work, and how to best assign subscriptions to newly created virtual or physical machines.

Setting up

Azure Active Directory Conditional Access Policies and the Office 365 Portal

Microsoft is rolling out a change from August 9th 2017 for Azure Active Directory conditional access policies. Before this change rolls out any user logins to the Office 365 portal are not subject to conditional access requirements (e.g. enforcing multi-factor …

Alberto Rodriguez (A.K.A bt0): Packettracer 7 in Fedora 26

Cisco Packet Tracer 7.0 is created by Cisco SystemsTM and is now provided for free distribution. Self learners are now able to download Cisco Packet Tracer after registering on Cisco Netacad website. A free Packet Tracer 101 (English),

Gwyn Ciesla: Personal update / Clarification

It occurred to me after an email conversation with a fellow Fedoran that I should probably post something about a major change in my life.

If you’ve had email from me, or seen my changelogs, you’ve seen that my name …

Mary Shakshober: Reaching Beyond My Screen

I’ve been involved with Women’s Leadership Community (WLC) at Red Hat since starting my first internship last summer about a week and a half (maybe two weeks) ago I heard about an opportunity that I just could not turn down. …

Our Obsession with Usage and Customer Experience

One of the most impactfuiml changes we have made at Microsoft is to focus our engineering teams solely on usage and the customer experience of our services .

In all my years leading product teams, I have never seen …

Valorie Zimmerman: SeaGL’s Call for Presentations open through August 6th

SeaGL is a grassroots technical conference, in Seattle, dedicated to spreading awareness and knowledge about the GNU/Linux community and free/libre/open-source software/hardware. We welcome speakers of all backgrounds and levels of experience – even if you’ve never spoken at a technical …

Mandy Wang: GSoC2017 (Fedora) — Week 5-8

I continued to do the work about the migration of the Plinth. I summarized the packages which are needed by Plinth and their alternates in Fedora.

Sometimes there will be a little different in details between the packages which have …

Fernando Espinoza: Cifrar mails con enigmal

REQUISITOS PARA PODER CIFRAR MAILS Los requisitos para poder cifrar mails y firmarlos de forma sencilla y de forma automática son los siguientes: Tener instalado el gestor de correo Thunderbird. Instalar Enigmail. Enigmail es una extensión del correo del gestor …

Fedora Magazine: Fedora Classroom Sessions are here!

The Fedora Join SIG is proud to announce Classroom sessions. The Fedora Classroom is a project to teach interested users how to better use, understand and manage their Fedora system, and to show how the community works. The idea is …

Nathan Zachary: MySQL / MariaDB 10.2 – Can’t find messagefile ‘/usr/share/mysql/errmsg.sys’

Last evening, I ran some updates on one of my servers. One of the updates was from MariaDB 10.1 to 10.2 (some minor release as well). After compiling, I went to restart, but it failed with:

# /etc/init.d/mysql start

James Page: Ubuntu OpenStack Dev Summary – 27th July 2017

Welcome to the fifth Ubuntu OpenStack development summary!

This summary is intended to be a regular communication of activities and plans happening in and around Ubuntu OpenStack, covering but not limited to the distribution and deployment of OpenStack on Ubuntu.…

Jonathan Riddell: Policy Updates

KDE is getting good at writing statements on visions  and missions and values which define who we are. But less sexy and more technical is our various policies some of which are getting out of date.  Pleasingly at Akademy we’ve …

Cockpit Project: Cockpit 147

Cockpit with Accounts improvements…

Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: S10E21 – Godly Heady Airport – Ubuntu Podcast

This week we’ve been making a distro and playing Rust. Google Glass is back, Mycroft are re-licensing and Adobe announce that Flash is finally dead. Nearly.

It’s Season Ten Episode Twenty-One of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson

Jose A Reyes H: Fedora Activiy Day – LATAM [Cusco 2017]

Del 13 al 15 de Julio, estuve participando junto a colaboradores del Proyecto Fedora de la región LATAM en Cusco, Perú. En un evento denominado FAD. Nuestro objetivo principal fue unificar ideas positivas e implementar innovaciones en nuestra región [LATAM].… …

Mesosphere DCOS, Azure, Docker, VMware & Everything Between – Deploying DC/OS with Azure Container Service

This post is part of the “Mesosphere DC/OS, Azure, Docker, VMware & Everything Between” multiple blog post series. In the previous posts for this series, I looked at the following topics:

Mesosphere DCOS, Azure, Docker, VMware and everything between –

Ubuntu Insights: Weekly Kernel Development Summary – Wed July 27, 2017

This is the Ubuntu Kernel Team highlights and status for the week.

If you would like to reach the kernel team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-kernel channel on FreeNode. Alternatively, you can mail the Ubuntu Kernel Team mailing …

Microsoft Azure leads the industry in ISO certifications

We are happy to announce that Microsoft Azure recently completed a new set of independent third-party ISO and Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) audits to expand our certification portfolio.  Azure leads the industry with the most comprehensive compliance coverage, enabling customers …

Peter Hutterer: libinput and button debouncing

A few days ago, I pushed code for button debouncing into libinput, scheduled for libinput 1.9. What is button debouncing you ask? Well, I’m glad you asked, because otherwise typing this blog post would’ve been a waste of time 🙂 …

Training a neural network to play Hangman without a dictionary

Authors: Mary Wahl, Shaheen Gauher, Fidan Boylu Uz, Katherine Zhao


We used reinforcement learning and CNTK to train a neural network to guess hidden words in a game of Hangman. Our trained model has no reliance on a reference …

App Service Environment v2 release announcement

We are happy to announce an upgrade to the App Service Environment. The App Service Environment (ASE) is a powerful feature offering of the Azure App Service that gives network isolation and improved scale capabilities. It is essentially a deployment of …

Import Power BI Desktop files into Azure Analysis Services

Last week we released a preview of the Azure Analysis Services web designer. This new browser-based experience will allow developers to start creating and managing Azure Analysis Services (AAS) semantic models quickly and easily. While SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) …

PowerShell Script for TroubleShooting Exchange ActiveSync Devices

On a recent case I was investigating a mobile device that couldn’t connect to a mailbox over ActiveSync. After spending a few minutes collecting information about the mailbox and its associated devices I realized that this task could be …

Fedora Community Blog: Fedora 27 release dates and schedule

With the recent release of Fedora 26, the Fedora 27 release schedule is falling into place. Also worth noting, starting with Fedora 27, there is no longer an Alpha release. As of now, the current Fedora 27 release

Amping up your disaster recovery with Azure Site Recovery

If you are in the process of building or revising your business continuity plans, it’s worth taking a look at Azure Site Recovery (ASR). ASR is a disaster recovery service that allows you to failover on-premises applications running on Linux …

Ubuntu Insights: Conjure-up dev summary highlights: screen ordering and improved deploy

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Screen Ordering

Previously, you would go through the install journey by picking your spell, selecting a cloud, modifying charm options, and then waiting for bootstrap/applications to be completely deployed prior to performing the post processing steps. In this latest update …

Splunking Microsoft Cloud Data: Part 1

A step-by-step guide for configuring and ingesting Azure audit & O365 Management Logs…

VMworld 2017 Prayer Time

At VMworld 2017 in Las Vegas, I’m organizing—as I have in previous years—a gathering of Christians for a brief time of prayer while at the conference. If you’re interested in joining us, here are the details.

What: A brief time …

Alberto Rodriguez (A.K.A bt0): My first year in the Fedora Project

Yesterday I completed an incredible first year in the fedora project, I noticed it because I was awarded with one badge for it (egg badge).

I arrived a month ago through whatcanidoforfedora, who told me that it

Fernando Espinoza: Cómo enviar mensajes de correo cifrados desde Gmail

La seguridad es un término por el que cada día se preocupan más los usuarios de todo tipo de dispositivos con conexión a Internet. Entre todos ellos, quizás el ordenador y el teléfono móvil  son los más utilizados y desde …

Active Directory Experts: apply within

Hi all! Justin Turner here from the Directory Services team with a brief announcement: We are hiring!

Would you like to join the U.S. Directory Services team and work on the most technically challenging and interesting Active Directory problems? Do …

Introducing Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics v1.8!

We are pleased to announce the general availability of Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) v1.8. This is a key release for our customers with several new features and improvements.

Cyberattacks continue to get more sophisticated, and so in turn, …

Valorie Zimmerman: Artful Alpha 2 release candidate is ready for testing!

Test if you can, on real hardware if possible, in virtual machines if not.

Kubuntu Desktop amd64 testcases in Artful Daily:

The label “Daily” will change once the Alpha 2 has been milestoned. Remember to report bugs and …

mythcat: Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash.

According to this article, Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash.

This will happen at the end of of 2020 and encourage content creators to migrate any existing Flash content to these new open formats.
Adobe will also remain …

Bastien Nocera: New Evince format support: Adobe Illustrator and CBR files

A quick update, as we’ve touched upon Evince recently.

I mentioned that we switched from using external tools for decompression to using libarchive. That’s not the whole truth, as we switched to using libarchive for CBZ, CB7 and the infamous

Red Hat Security: Post Quantum Cryptography

Traditional computers are binary digital electronic devices based on transistors. They store information encoded in the form of binary digits each of which could be either 0 or 1. Quantum computers, in contrast, use quantum bits or qubits to store

Matthias Clasen: Summer recipes

I just did a release of GNOME recipes in time for GUADEC.

While this is a development release, I think it may be time to declare this version (1.6) stable. Therefore, I encourage you to try it out and let …

Christian F.K. Schaller: Running Wayland on the Nvidia driver

I know many of you have wanted to test running Wayland on NVidia. The work on this continues between Jonas Ådahl, Adam Jackson and various developers at NVidia. It is not ready for primetime yet as we are still working …

Enhance Azure SQL Data Warehouse performance with new monitoring functionality for Columnstore

Azure SQL Data Warehouse (SQL DW) is a SQL-based petabyte-scale, massively parallel, cloud solution for data warehousing. It is fully managed and highly elastic, enabling you to provision and scale capacity in minutes. You can scale compute and storage independently, …

Azure App Service Premium V2 in Public Preview

Azure App Service is announcing the Public Preview of the Premium V2 tier! App Service is a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offer that allows you to quickly build, deploy, and scale enterprise-grade web, mobile, and API apps running on any platform. Apps …

Announcing App Service Isolated, more power, scale and ease of use

Today, we are announcing the general availability of App Service Isolated, which brings the simplicity of multi-tenant App Service to the secure, dedicated virtual networks powered by App Service Environment (ASE). 

Azure App Service is Microsoft’s leading PaaS (Platform as …

Microsoft joins Cloud Native Computing Foundation

I’m excited to share that we have just joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) as a Platinum member. CNCF is a part of the Linux Foundation, which helps govern for a wide range of cloud-oriented open source projects, such …

Fast and Easy Containers: Azure Container Instances

Containers have fundamentally changed the way developers develop their applications, the way applications are deployed, and the way system administrators manage their environments. Containers offer a broadly accepted and open standard, enabling simple portability between platforms and between clouds. Today, …

Fedora Magazine: How to use the same SSH key pair in all AWS regions

This article shows how to use the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI) to configure a single SSH key pair on multiple AWS Regions. By doing this you can access EC2 instances from different regions using the same SSH key …

Hey, Scripting Guy! update

Ed Wilson retired, but we are continuing his legacy of friendly tutorials on solving common problems. We will also help IT professionals expand their skill set beyond what might be their comfort zone. Examples of this include incorporating continuous integration/continuous …

Alex Irmel Oviedo Solis: FAD Latam – Final Report

The FADs (Fedora Activity Day) were technical in many cases, but this time
We can to realize an organizational FAD that allowed the ambassadors to achieve
objectives and to contribute to the community in a better way.
Foto de grupo

First day

On …

Alex Irmel Oviedo Solis: FAD Latam – Reporte final

Los FAD (Fedora Activity Day) fueron en su mayoria técnicas, pero esta ocasión
logramos realizar un FAD organizativo que permitiera a los embajadores lograr
objetivos mayores y poder contribuir a la comunidad de mejor manera.
Foto de grupo

Primer dia

En nuestro primer …

Adam Stokes: conjure-up dev summary highlights: screen ordering and improved deployment resilience

conjure-up dev summary highlights: screen ordering and improved deployment resilience

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Screen Ordering

Previously, you would go through the install journey by picking your spell, selecting a cloud, modifying charm options, and then waiting for bootstrap/applications to be completely deployed prior to performing the post processing steps. In this latest update …

Hyper-V virtual machine gallery and networking improvements

In January, we added Quick Create to Hyper-V manager in Windows 10.  Quick Create is a single-page wizard for fast, easy, virtual machine creation.

Starting in the latest fast-track Windows Insider builds (16327+) we’re expanding on that idea in two …

Russel Doty: Security by Isolating Insecurity

In my previous post I introduced “Goldilocks Security”, proposing three approaches to security.

Solution 1: Ignore Security

Safety in the crowd – with tens of millions of cameras out there, why would anyone pick mine? Odds are that the bad …

VMTN Community Booth: Sign-up to Beam Around VMworld

Not attending #VMworld 2017? Fear not, #VMware Social Media Team is not going to leave you out! We are excited to announce that this year the Beams are back at #VMworld2017! So, even if you aren’t able to attend VMworld …

Ubuntu Insights: ss: another way to get socket statistics

In an earlier blog post I mentioned ss, another tool that comes with the iproute2 package and allows you to query statistics about sockets. The same thing that can be done with netstat, with the added benefit that …