Vu Long Tran

Solutions Engineer APAC. ex-@Forrester consultant. Writing on #cloud #howto guides and #tech tinkering!
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How to install Gitlab with HTTPS on your own Linux server

Dec 1, 2020 9:18:07 PM / by Vu Long Tran posted in linux, git


I will show you how to install Gitlab onto your own Linux server (also known as self-managed Gitlab server). For my example, I will be installing Gitlab on my Linux server running Centos 8 and will activate HTTPS on it.

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How to set up Puppet Access to log into your Puppet Master server

Nov 11, 2020 12:59:07 PM / by Vu Long Tran posted in puppet


This guide explains how to use Puppet Access to allow you to log into your Puppet Master server remotely. This is so you do not need to SSH into your Puppet Master server, as your company policy may not allow you to SSH.

So instead, you can use run a login command on your laptop ("puppet-access login").

That is, rather than needing to SSH (e.g. "ssh centos@<10.puppetmasteripaddress> -i ssh-key.pem") into your Puppet Master server.

I will show you how I set this up with an example using my Macbook laptop workstation.

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