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Migrating Pi-hole to Docker

Over the last month or two, we had been noticing random difficulties with our home network - mostly, it manifested itself as a “pause”. Depending on the device, it could seem like the internet was down for those few moments. On my personal laptop, I would often have either a long wait while the browser searched out the page (several seconds), or more recently, the browser would show a “site not found” error page....

December 3, 2023 · 5 min · Jared

Installing an RPM with an Environment Variable using Puppet

I was setting up the Microsoft ODBC driver for SQL Server 18 packages to be installed via Puppet, but I ran into an error using Puppet’s standard package library: /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.AWH34t: line 17: /dev/tty: No such device or address A quick peek at the rpm scripts showed me the problem - the rpm install script was trying to output the EULA to the terminal, but the Puppet agent doesn’t have one:...

November 30, 2023 · 2 min · 369 words · Jared