AWS Lambda for forwarding a WebHook to Slack

Posted on Tuesday, December 26, 2017


Recently I had to deal with a monitoring service that provided a WebHook to send responses out.  However it was not Slack aware and did not know how to format the data sent in the WebHook so that it would show up in Slack Correctly.

So I thought…
One way to fix this is to have some service sit in-between and capture the outgoing WebHook filter the data and send it on to Slack in a format it understands.

Install and set up goofys in Ubuntu 16.04 to mount an s3 bucket

Posted on Saturday, December 9, 2017






In this tutorial I am going to create a new s3 bucket then create a user with credentials for reading/writing/deleting documents in that bucket.  Then use that info to mount that bucket like a hard drive using goofys on an Ubuntu 16.04 box.






Install and set up s3fs in Ubuntu 16.04 to mount an s3 bucket

Posted on Saturday, December 2, 2017





In this tutorial I am going to create a new s3 bucket then create a user with credentials for reading/writing/deleting documents in that bucket.  Then use that info to mount that bucket like a hard drive using s3fs on an Ubuntu 16.04 box. 



Install and setup bind9 server on Ubuntu 16.04

Posted on Friday, November 3, 2017




In this quick write up I am going to go over how to install Bind 9 on Ubuntu 16.04 and do a simple set up.





Installing ESXi 6.5.0a

Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2017




In this article I will be going over how to install ESXi 6.5.0a, obtain the free license key for it and to install the license key.