[Discuss] Meeting Announcement: Saturday, July 18th at 2:00pm

Mason masond at gmail.com
Sat Jul 18 14:59:18 UTC 2015

Would having a Vagrant scaffold in the ansible repo help? I ask because
I've made and worked with a few for puppet repos I manage.

On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 3:58 PM sten <me at sud0.com> wrote:

> One more thing, if you want to test Ansible locally (vs waiting for us to
> merge a PR), it's easiest to have a VM that you can mess with, destroy and
> rebuild quickly. In virt-manager, I keep a bare RHEL7 snapshot that I
> clone, fire up, break, destroy, repeat.
> On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 10:33 AM, sten <me at sud0.com> wrote:
>> Hey, all,
>> So, the meeting tomorrow is a hackfest. We'll be creating Ansible roles
>> and playbooks, and sending them to the ChicagoLUG Github repo to be
>> deployed.
>> In order to get the most out of the 'fest, you should have the following:
>> - a Github account[1]
>> - a laptop with Git installed
>> - a text editor you're comfortable with installed on said laptop - bonus
>> points if it has YAML and Python syntax highlighting. I'll be using VIM,
>> because I'm old, Geany works if you don't already have a preference. If
>> you're using Notepad on Windows, I might mock you, but you'll probably
>> still be able to participate.
>> For bonus points, review these:
>> Git setup: https://help.github.com/articles/set-up-git/
>> How to fork a Github repo: https://help.github.com/articles/fork-a-repo/
>> How to use pull requests:
>> https://help.github.com/articles/using-pull-requests/
>> Ansible introduction: http://docs.ansible.com/intro.html
>> Ansible Playbooks introduction:
>> http://docs.ansible.com/playbooks_intro.html
>> I'll cover the basics of the Git -> Github -> Ansible workflow at the
>> start of the meeting, but I'm expecting to spend most of the time working
>> with people to get systems built and configured in the ChicagoLUG domain
>> with Ansible.
>> [1] We can debate the merits of using a proprietary, centralized service
>> to host our open-source code in a distributed source management system
>> after we've had way too much beer.
>> On Sat, Jun 20, 2015 at 11:43 AM, Jim Campbell <jcampbell at gnome.org>
>> wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> This note is to confirm our next formal meeting for Saturday, July 18th,
>>> at 2:00pm. We'll be meeting at Pumping Station: One [0].
>>> By going to this meeting you'll have a chance to learn about Ansible,
>>> and will also gain experience using it. Sten Turpin will lead an Ansible
>>> talk and Q&A session, and we'll follow that up with time to configure
>>> ChicagoLUG infrastructure with Ansible.
>>> Details are up on our website [1] and Meetup.com [2] page. RSVPs on our
>>> Meetup.com are encouraged.
>>> Thanks, and we look forward to seeing you soon!
>>> Jim
>>> [0] https://chicagolug.org/locations/psone.html
>>> [1] https://chicagolug.org/meetings/2015-07-18.html
>>> [2] http://www.meetup.com/Windy-City-Linux-Users-Group/events/223379774/
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