AsciiDoc support for Hugo on Netlify Sep 19, 2019

When trying to publish my post yesterday I had my first experience with a failed build. Looking at Netlify’s deploy log it was quite obvious what happened: Hugo on Netlify didn’t have the AsciiDoc helper. Here’s how to fix it.

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So long Wordpress, hello Hugo + Netlify! Sep 18, 2019 The only constant in life is change. After years of relying on good ol' WordPress I recently decided it was time to modernize a bit. There were a few different reasons that spurred me on, the final straw was that every now and then the server would run out of memory and crash, requiring a reboot. ...
Demo of SteelConnect & ServiceNow Integration Apr 16, 2019 One of my customers asked recently if there was native integration between SteelConnect and ServiceNow, for example to detect internet links going offline or appliances not being reachable anymore. Short answer is ‘no’ but it did make me think: is that something I could do myself by leveraging the REST APIs? ...
Retrieve node status via API Aug 07, 2018 Last week I had an interesting query from a customer. He asked if there was a way if we could quickly show online/offline status quickly for all appliances instead of having to login to SteelConnect Manager. The answer is a resounding “yes, we can!”, it would’ve been a short blog post otherwise… Anyways the REST API is your friend here and it was a challenge I couldn’t resist. ...
Using a REST API for automation Jun 29, 2018 It’s been a while, but I’m still here! This time with some examples of how to use the REST API to do something useful in SteelConnect, with most of them used for real world deployments. The basics of the API were covered in my series last year, the examples below assume you know how to use a REST API, if you have some Python knowledge that would be handy too. ...
SteelConnect series 8/8: SteelHead Integration Jan 02, 2018

First of all Happy New Year folks, to a great 2018! I’m starting the year with the last post in this series on SteelConnect, and to start the year on an easy note this is a short one about the SteelHead-SD platform.

The SteelHead-SD combines the best of both worlds: it provides you with all the SD-WAN goodness that SteelConnect has to offer as well as provide the application performance gains that a SteelHead is famous for, all in one converged package.

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SteelConnect series 7/8: REST API Dec 22, 2017

We’re nearing the end of the series, today I’ll cover the RESTful API which can be used to integrate certain tasks into your existing infrastructure management solution, or just use it to monitor or update only the parts that are relevant to your organisation.

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