Adding new operating system types to salt


Like most configuration management systems, salt allows users to describe server configurations in an abstract fashion (i.e. with code or pseudo-code) without requiring any knowledge of how those configurations get applied to a particluar operating system. For example the following expression in salt will result in the apache package being installed on any server it […]

Read more

Driving HP Network Automation via SOAP and python


HP Network Automation provides a comprehensive web services interface that uses the SOAP protocol. Though the API is functionally comprehensive, the documentation relating to how to drive it is thin on the ground. This article shows how to initiate a connection with HPNA, login, call a method and read the results. It uses python and the ZSI web services toolkit.

Read more

Want to work with us?

If you'd like to find out more about joining our growing team of engineers, consultants, strategists and evangelists for automation, please get in touch with a member of our team.

Get in touch