Category Archives: HOWTO’s

Github: SAML, Okta, and Github Enterprise Cloud – Organization SSO configuration

21 October 2019
 

 As a follow-up to the SSO, Okta, and SAML. We already did everything for our Jenkins (see the Jenkins: SAML, Okta, user groups, and Role-Based Security plugin post) – now it’s time to do the same thing with our Github organization. The idea is the same as for the Jenkins’ setup: keep all users in… Read More »

AWS: Redshift – quick start and SQL-workbench connection config

18 October 2019
 

 Our data-analytics team eventually started to play with an AWS Redshift cluster instead of the MariaDB RDS service. Actually, the current task is to spin up a simple Proof of Concept Redshift’s cluster in the AWS. Let’s do it quickly, without details – if this will go to the Production, I’ll add another post with… Read More »

Jenkins: SAML Authentication with Okta SSO and users groups

11 October 2019
 

 SAML – Secure Assertion Markup Language is used for federated authentication when some service which we need to get access to (a Service Provider), asks another service (an Identity Provider) to perform a user’s authentification. Check the documentation here>>>. Service Provider (SP): is a system where need to authenticate, in our case this will be Jenkins… Read More »

Jenkins: Docker Compose deployment from Ansible with ECR authentication

26 September 2019
 

 In addition to the AWS: create an Elastic Container Registry and Jenkins deploy job post – the next part, where we will create a new Jenkins job to deploy a Docker Compose file to run our Docker image. Docker Compose file will be updated by an Ansible role called docker-deploy, which will set the desired… Read More »

OpsGenie: Uptrends integration

24 September 2019
 

 Uptrends – just a simple pinging monitoring service already used for the RTFM blog (see the Prometheus: RTFM blog monitoring set up with Ansible – Grafana, Loki, and promtail post for more details). Now I’d like to add it as an additional alerting service for the project’s API-endpoints and configure its alerts to be sent… Read More »