Questions tagged [configuration]

Use this tag for DevOps related questions about configuration, which is used to specify the desired settings of a system or application.

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How to test provisioning and configuration in Ansible setup?

Looking at trying to build some resilience into our Ansible setup which deals with provisioning and configuration. I understand a few methods of testing on the configuration side of things but I'm ...
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What are possible implementations (or examples) of the four-eyes principle?

Michael Grünewald recently posted this comment: A very important method you do not mention is the “four-eyes principle” which is used in the finance – either as a regulatory obligation or as a safe-...
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Where should I put my application configuration?

I've been reading lately a debate about "Where should properties that depend on the environment be stored?". The classical way is to have multiple property files, one by environment, and based on an ...
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How to implement the four-eyes principle for emergency fixes?

Consider this scenario (any comparison with real world situations is purely by accident): 3:07 am: incoming support call "Something in production went down, I need your help!". 3:12 am: connected to ...
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How to implement a frozen test environment?

Here is a partial quote from an answer to the question about "How to avoid continuous integration-caused instabilities in test environments?": This environment usually freezes during the tests. My ...
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Where is the apache2 filebeat module configured?

I am setting up the Elastic Filebeat beat for the first time. I have followed the guide here, and have got the Apache2 filebeat module up and running, it's connected to my Elastic and the dashboards ...
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Error passing arguments to ansible playbook

I am trying to create a playboook that executes a python3 script with 2 parameters, name and password in localhost. However, when i try to execute the paybook with this command ansible -b --become-...