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The Reset Button !!!!

!!!! The Reset button !!!!

Anyone who has recently used the Google Compute Engine for creating the VM instances will be aware of the reset button available.

Since I wasn't very much sure of it , I just clicked it without much know-how . This resulted in making all the servers to their original state as they were freshly build and which is certainly a very bad thing for us.

But , we had  puppet that we used to create the whole infrastructure as it is . All the modules we had used and changes we made were committed to GitHub repo and this certainly was a boon to us, else we have to sit whole day long for making those changes on the servers.

Just in couple of minutes the new  instances were created using the compute engine-create group instance feature. We did  installation of the foreman  and git on one of the servers and set up the  puppet clients agents accordingly . This took around 15 more crucial minutes and then cloned our GitHub repo which contains all the  necessary modules…

Setup Jenkins using Ansible

In this document I’ll walk you through how you can  setup jenkins using ansible.

Prerequisites  OS - Ubuntu {at least two machine required in production}  First machine for Ansible  installation  Second machine where we will install jenkins server You should have basic understanding of ansible workflow. Note :  You should have password less login enabled in second machine. use this link

Ansible Installation
Before starting with installing jenkins using ansible, you need to have ansible installed in your system.

 $ curl | sudo bash Setup jenkins using AnsibleInstall jenkins ansible rolesOnce we have ansible installed in our system, we can start installing the jenkins using ansible. To install we will use an already available ansible role to setup jenkins$ ansible-galaxy install geerlingguy.jenkins to know more about the jenkins role hit this link https://galaxy.ansi…