Tag: automation

CIS L1 and L2 Server Security for Ubuntu

CIS L1 and L2 Security Work

Lately, I’ve been tasked with ensuring server security compliance with CIS Security Standards for our EC2 instances. This is a major focus for a technology company promoting security compliance in the healthcare industry. We’ve got a lot of servers running a lot of different things. Obviously, manually updating servers to comply with the standard isn’t […]

GitLab Delete Bulk Issues

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At the time of this writing (June 20, 2019), GitLab doesn’t have a feature to bulk delete issues. This is a real challenge for me right now. I’ve got builds auto-creating issues that have been ignored for months. I now have thousands of issues to remove. Save me  your lectures about maintenance and architecture. Let’s […]

Linux Deployment Scripts

A common issue in web development is getting new code to production environments. Nobody wants their site down for long, and depending on who you are a long time could be seconds or less. If you’re production environment is running a versioned instance of your code, updating that environment is as simple as using your […]