Ansible to change user password

One of the most basic things to do in a Linux Server. We can use just passwd <user> to change the password of a user. But to do that in 100s of server can be a tricky one. Ansible is the savior on that perspective.

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Finding an Efficient Solution on Reading and Comparing CSV files

I have always worked with Linux Systems and thus Bash was my go to tool for some specific tasks. But now I am much more aware with Python than Bash as it does give me better grasp on things. I am not saying that for server scripting, Bash can not do some tasks. It can be used in a vast area of things to solve. But I am now comfortable with Python more.

Recently, I did stumble upon of a task that was related to comparing two huge CSV files.

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Explore InfluxDB: Part 1

I have been trying to manage time to explore InfluxDB for observability. This article is one of many about InfluxDB and Telegraf. I will cover basic installation here.

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SSH Config and Ansible Host Generator and Why I am doing it this way?

I do have to manage SSH config files with numerous host entries. And also there is ansible involved. So, there is redundant host management involved. Managing 4,5 host information in SSH and Ansible inventory files is not that tiresome. It gets very repetitive and boring when the host’s number is the magnitude of that.

This problem motivated me to have a tool that will help one to manage numerous hosts from a single place.

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Getting habit to use TMUX

Recently been practicing TMUX for my day to day tasks. To be honest, I am late. I should have get used to it earlier. It is much more robust and well sorted than the other terminal multiplexers such as screen. How am I adapting?

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