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Show Notes: The Agent is In - Episode 18 - Policy Examples

Do you know how to use every function available in CFEngine? Join Cody, Craig, Herman to see how Nick uses org-mode, org-roam, and ob-cfengine3 to manage his personal collection of CFEngine Function Examples. Video The video recording is available on YouTube: At the end of every webinar, we stop the recording for a nice and relaxed, off-the-record chat with attendees. Join the next webinar to not miss this discussion. Notes Live coded examples for the following functions:

Posted by Nick Anderson
October 27, 2022

Show Notes: The Agent is In - Episode 17 - Compliance

The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life. How often do you verify your compliance? Once or twice a year? Have you considered reporting on compliance continually? The usual suspects, Cody Valle (Head of community), Criag Comstock (Digger), and Nick Anderson (Doer of Things) see how CFEngine Enterprise can be used to implement and report on compliance, specifically the Ubuntu 20.

Posted by Nick Anderson
September 29, 2022

Show Notes: The Agent is In - Episode 16 - CFEngine Enterprise for ARM64

Ever wish that you could run Mission Portal at Home? Some of the CFEngine team gathers in Oslo Norway to do the show live, together. Criag Comstock (Digger) demonstrates how to use cf-remote to access new ARM64 packages for CFEngine Enterprise (Hub and Clients) and experiments with CFEngine Build in Mission Portal. Video The video recording is available on YouTube: At the end of every webinar, we stop the recording for a nice and relaxed, off-the-record chat with attendees.

Posted by Nick Anderson
August 28, 2022

Show Notes: The Agent is In - Episode 15 - Extending Autorun

How can I run my own bundles automatically, like autorun from the MPF (Masterfiles Policy Framework), but with different logic? Cody Valle (Head of community), Criag Comstock (Digger), Ole Herman Elgesem (Product Manager) and Nick Anderson (Doer of Things) review the existing capabilities and limitations of autorun in the MPF. After reaching the limits offered by the stock framework they explore implementing a custom autorun, for example recursively finding policy files or only including policy files with associated enablement classes.

Posted by Nick Anderson
July 28, 2022

Show Notes: The Agent is In - Episode 14 - Sneak Peek of 3.20 Release

Interested in seeing what’s around the corner in CFEngine Enterprise? Herman (Product Manager) walks us through the features that we will find in the upcoming release of CFEngine 3.20. Being a non-LTS release, it’s a great opportunity to try out new features and get your feedback in before our next LTS series. Video The video recording is available on YouTube: At the end of every webinar, we stop the recording for a nice and relaxed, off-the-record chat with attendees.

Posted by Nick Anderson
June 30, 2022

Show Notes: The Agent is In - Episode 13 - Custom promise types

Interested in extending the CFEngine DSL to support your own custom promise types? Herman (Product Manager) walks us through implementing custom promise type in python. Video The video recording is available on YouTube: At the end of every webinar, we stop the recording for a nice and relaxed, off-the-record chat with attendees. Join the next webinar to not miss this discussion. Links Example code Library for custom promise types in python Learning CFEngine Thinking in Promises Connect on LinkedIn w/ Cody, Craig, Herman or Nick All Episodes

Posted by Nick Anderson
May 26, 2022

The Agent is In - Episode 12 - Spacemacs for CFEngine

Looking to be more efficient writing CFEngine policy? Nick Anderson (Doer of Things) walks us through setting up Spacemacs for CFEngine. Get syntax highlighting, on the fly error checking, function prototypes, integration with the venerable org-mode and more! Video The video recording is available on YouTube: At the end of every webinar, we stop the recording for a nice and relaxed, off-the-record chat with attendees. Join the next webinar to not miss this discussion.

Posted by Nick Anderson
April 28, 2022

Show Notes: The Agent is In - Episode 11 - Infrastructure Hardening With CFEngine & Lynis

Looking to be more efficient writing CFEngine policy? Michael Bolen (Founder, CISOfy and author of Lynis) gives us some history on Lynis (including how to pronounce it, spoiler it’s “lee nus”). Nick Anderson (Doer of Things, Northern.tech) shows off reporting Lynis scan findings with CFEngine Enterprise and the lynis cfengine build module. Video The video recording is available on YouTube: At the end of every webinar, we stop the recording for a nice and relaxed, off-the-record chat with attendees.

Posted by Nick Anderson
March 31, 2022

Show Notes: The Agent is In - Episode 10 - Event-Driven CFEngine

Interested in the efforts underway to make CFEngine manage the environment even faster? Vratislav (Software Engineer) joins the show to talk about cf-reactor Video The video recording is available on YouTube: At the end of every webinar, we stop the recording for a nice and relaxed, off-the-record chat with attendees. Join the next webinar to not miss this discussion. Links cf-reactor cf-runagent sockets Connect on LinkedIn w/ Cody, Craig, Herman, Nick, or Vratislav All Episodes

Posted by Nick Anderson
February 24, 2022

Show Notes: The Agent is In - Episode 9 - cf-secret

How can I work with secrets using CFEngine? Craig (Digger) demoed cf-secret and how he uses it for protecting secrets used to mount LUKS encrypted drives. Video The video recording is available on YouTube: At the end of every webinar, we stop the recording for a nice and relaxed, off-the-record chat with attendees. Join the next webinar to not miss this discussion. Links cf-secret LUKS Connect on LinkedIn w/ Cody, Craig, or Nick All Episodes

Posted by Nick Anderson
January 27, 2022
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