Configuration Management

Configuration management refers to the processes by which administrators and operations teams control a large numbers of servers. Automation is at the heart of most configuration management tools, which allow developers to quickly provision new servers, recover from critical events, manage version control, and replicate environments. Popular CM tools include Puppet, Ansible, Chef, and Salt.

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    • Question

      Lentidão na operação - acesso

      Tenho margem na CPU usando no pico máximo 80% os cliente estão acessando o sistema e estão reclamando de lentidão, já dobrei a capacidade do servidor por esse motivo e continua a mesma coisa.O que pode ser que esteja ...
      1 answer15 days agoBy BubblyCeruleanStarfishConfiguration ManagementDigitalOcean
    • Question

      Sitecore TDS Packages vs Sitecore packages ?

      I am new to Sitecore and TDS. Are the packages created by TDS the same as the packages created by Sitecore Package Designer? If not what is the difference. Plus how do I create a package using TDS. From what I saw TDS...
      No answers yet1 month agoBy syamalahkr12AngularConfiguration Management
    • Tutorial

      How To Install and Configure Ansible on Ubuntu 22.04

      Configuration management systems are designed to streamline the process of controlling large numbers of servers, for administrators and operations teams. They allow you to control many different systems in an automate...
      2 months agoBy Erika Heidi, Jamon CamissoAnsibleConfiguration ManagementUbuntu 22.04Ubuntu
    • Question

      If I upgrade my plan will I loose my files and database?

      Should I download all my data and files, open a new droplet and reset everything in order to upgrade my plans? If not, where do I upgrade my plan, please? tks! ;-)
      1 answer2 months agoBy diegplblogConfiguration ManagementDigitalOcean
    • Cheatsheet

      How to Use Ansible: A Reference Guide

      Ansible is a modern configuration management tool that facilitates the task of setting up and maintaining remote servers. This cheat sheet-style guide provides a quick reference to commands and practices commonly used...
      3 months agoBy Erika HeidiConfiguration ManagementAnsible
    • Tutorial

      How To Use Terraform with DigitalOcean

      Terraform is a tool for building and managing infrastructure in an organized way. In this tutorial, you’ll install and use Terraform to create an infrastructure on DigitalOcean that consists of two Nginx servers that ...
      3 months agoBy Mitchell Anicas, Brian HoganTerraformSystem ToolsAPINginxLoad BalancingDigitalOcean Managed Load BalancersDNSConfiguration Management
    • Tech Talk

      Infrastructure As Code With Terraform

      Define your infrastructure as code and prevent having to rebuild it when emergencies occur. See how easy it is to reproduce your infrastructure using Terraform.
      4 months agoBy Mason EggerConfiguration ManagementTerraformTech Talks
    • Question

      UFW Config (easy question)

      Can I explicit allow DigitalOcean console access via ssh without opening my droplet’s 22 to the entire internet? AKA does the console exist on the 10.x.x.x subnet or another entity I can whitelist.
      2 answers4 months agoBy SmallNavyMorelConfiguration ManagementFirewallUbuntu 20.04
    • Question

      PHP sendmail_path with multiple accounts.

      I configured my server to send SMTP (Gmail) via PHP using this tutorial. . “For Gmail, use the following settings:accou...
      2 answers4 months agoBy brianApacheConfiguration ManagementEmailLAMP StackPHPUbuntu 20.04
    • Tutorial

      How to Use Ansible to Install and Set Up Docker on Ubuntu 20.04

      Docker is an application that simplifies the process of managing application processes in containers . This guide explains how to use Ansible to automate the steps contained in our guide on How To Install and Use Dock...
      4 months agoBy Tony Tran, Erika HeidiAnsibleAutomated SetupsConfiguration ManagementUbuntu 20.04Docker
    • Question

      How to change server ip address to domains in droplets ubuntu server ?

      Hello… I’m new user on Digital Oceans and ubuntu server.I got some problem with=> When i called to mine domains with .But it doesn’t work in domain name.It works in ip address on browser.How can i fix i...
      1 answer5 months agoBy AkSuConfiguration ManagementUbuntu 18.04
    • Question

      Follow the example but get error when I run example for Terraform with Ansible

      as i follow the example at When I ran itterraform apply -var “do_token=${DO_PAT}” -var “pvt_key=/home/ubun...
      1 answer5 months agoBy acdbrn1960Configuration ManagementAnsibleTerraformInfrastructure
    • Question

      Connection timed out filezilla SSH key

      Hi I have been using Filezilla for the last 5 years or so to access my files. I was trying to install an SSL certificate and somehow got kicked out of my droplet/could not connect anymore. After reseting my droplet an...
      1 answer6 months agoBy mookkConfiguration ManagementDigitalOceanNetworkingNginx
    • Tutorial

      How To Use Ansible Vault to Protect Sensitive Playbook Data

      Ansible Vault is a feature that allows users to encrypt values and data structures within Ansible projects. This provides the ability to secure sensitive data that may be necessary to successfully run Ansible plays, b...
      6 months agoBy Justin EllingwoodSecurityUbuntuAnsibleConfiguration Management
    • Question


      I want to restrict certain commands to certain users that are sudoers, for example: john ALL=ALL,!/usr/bin/apt-get #john won’t be able to run apt-get My question comes when john can use cp, mv or ln to copy and change...
      1 answer6 months agoBy Sergio Sánchez MartínezLinux CommandsConfiguration ManagementTeam Management
    • Question

      App Platform timeout limit?

      Hello, I have a NodeJS web server deployed on DigitalOcean as App (not Droplet). To stress test if DigitalOcean will force timeout (Heroku will force timeout at 30 seconds), I have a route to dynamically delay the res...
      1 answer6 months agoBy ashihConfiguration ManagementDigitalOcean App Platform
    • Question

      How can i configure wordpress?

      I have been able to add my ssh key and login via putty, but the i.p addresss is not loading. it’s unable to connect. Can i get any solution to resolve this? I’ve been battling with this for days now and it’s really fr...
      1 answer7 months agoBy avbaraemmanuelDigitalOcean DropletsConfiguration ManagementWordPressSecurity
    • Tutorial

      How To Build a Hashicorp Vault Server Using Packer and Terraform on DigitalOcean

      Vault, by Hashicorp, is an open-source tool for securely storing secrets and sensitive data in dynamic cloud environments. Packer and Terraform, also developed by Hashicorp, can be used together to create and deploy i...
      7 months agoBy SavicTerraformConfiguration Management
    • Tutorial

      How To Use Ansible with Terraform for Configuration Management

      Ansible and Terraform are not competing solutions, as they resolve different phases of infrastructure and software deployment. In this tutorial, you’ll deploy Droplets using Terraform, and then immediately after their...
      7 months agoBy SavicTerraformAnsibleConfiguration ManagementInfrastructure
    • Question

      How can I change my plesk droplet to another region?

      I found in that if I need to change the region of my droplet, I create a snapshot and then I edit the DNS so the domains are served from the new droplet. B...
      3 answers8 months agoBy danielgcGMConfiguration Management