Posts in 2023

  • Privacy Policy

    Tuesday, May 23, 2023 in News

    Last Updated: May 23, 2023 Overview This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”, “Policy”) describes how Open Infrastructure Services, LLC. (“Open Infrastructure Services”, “OIS”, “we”, “us” or “our”) collects, uses, shares, processes and protects personal …

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  • FastAPI/Starlette OIDC Authentication

    Tuesday, March 28, 2023 in Technical

    This post demonstrates how to validate a bearer token issued by an oidc provider. Assume the oauth flow is handled downstream. Starlette’s AuthenticationMiddleware is used to attach a SimpleUser and AuthCredentials instance to each request. …

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  • New Puppet Service Offerings

    Thursday, February 23, 2023 in News

    TL;DR: Open Infrastructure Services (OIS) is proud to announce several new Puppet service offerings intended for customers of varying size, from hundreds to millions of managed nodes. The commonality that unites the three of us at Open Infrastructure …

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Posts in 2018

  • Welcome Nate McCurdy

    Monday, December 03, 2018 in News

    Open Infrastructure Services is growing! I’m excited to announce Nate McCurdy, has joined Open Infrastructure Services as a Cloud Infrastructure Consultant. Nate brings over a decade of experience helping companies with their digital …

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  • Help Wanted

    Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in News

    Open Infrastructure Services is hiring! We have a number of exciting projects on the horizon and are looking for talented infrastructure engineers. If you’re experienced with, or have an interest in cloud infrastructure automation and helping …

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Posts in 2017

  • Update ESXi 6.5 to U1 over SSH

    Wednesday, November 22, 2017 in Technical

    Updating ESXi 6.5 to 6.5 U1, I encountered the following error: [[email protected]:~] esxcli software profile update -d -p ESXi-6.5.0-20170702001-standard [InstallationError] …

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  • ESXi 6.5 Single USB Thumb Drive

    Wednesday, November 22, 2017 in Technical

    I have a goal of booting an ESXi host from a single 32GB USB thumb drive. No other internal storage should be required for this firewall application. This is an ideal setup as there are no moving parts or cables to come unplugged. USB thumb drives …

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  • Welcome Gary Larizza

    Saturday, October 21, 2017 in News

    Open Infrastructure Services is growing! I’m excited to announce Gary Larizza, has joined Open Infrastructure Services as a Principal Consultant. Gary and I first started working together on Puppet back in 2010 in Portland, Oregon. From that …

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Posts in 2016

  • Puppet Enterprise Node Classification Backup & Restore with ncio

    Sunday, August 21, 2016 in Technical

    I’m happy to announce ncio, a small command line utility to backup and restore Puppet Enterprise Node Classification data. A customer recently needed to automate the process of backing up and restoring Puppet Enterprise. Most of the work …

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  • Logo

    Saturday, February 27, 2016 in News

    Finally got a logo. It turned out to be pretty easy once I finally took the plunge and signed up for fiverr. Fairly inexpensive, and a quick 5 day turnaround on the design. I was able to take the original image files and work with them in The GNU …

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