(R)?ex Deployment & Configuration Management

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2019-07-02
Deprecating official Rex packages

As part of our efforts to simplify maintenance around RexOps projects, we have decided to stop building Rex packages on our side. We recommend relying on OS packages maintained by the various distributions in their respective upstream repositories, or to install Rex from CPAN.

2019-06-09
Post-migration updates & clean-up

Over the course of the past weeks many clean-ups have been done, reaping the benefits provided by our new Statocles-based site:

2019-05-19
New site engine for rexify.org

After months of work on a new site backend, we reached the MVP today for our site to be switched over to a new engine: from now on, our site will be maintained using the static site generator Statocles.

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2016-06-21

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Release notes for 0.38

Common

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bash# rexify MyProject --template=/mytemplates/foo.tpl

Package Management

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task "update_all", "server1", sub {
    update_package_db;
    update_system;
};

Boxes

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group foo => map { $_->{name} } list_boxes;

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use Rex::Commands::Box init_file => "file.yml";

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type: VBox
vms:
   fe01:
      url: http://box.rexify.org/box/ubuntu-server-12.10-amd64.ova
      network:
         1:
            type: bridged
            bridge: en1: Wi-Fi (AirPort)
      setup: setup_frontend
   db01:
      url: http://box.rexify.org/box/ubuntu-server-12.10-amd64.ova
      network:
         1:
            type: bridged
            bridge: en1: Wi-Fi (AirPort)
      setup: setup_db

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type: amazon
amazon:
   access_key: {{access-key}}
   private_access_key: {{private-access-key}}
   region: ec2.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com
   zone: eu-west-1a
   auth_key: default
vms:
   fe01:
      ami: ami-c1aaabb5
      type: m1.large
      security_group: default
      setup: setup_frontend
   db01:
      ami: ami-c1aaabb5
      type: m1.large
      security_group: default
      setup: setup_db

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task "prepare_boxes", sub {
   # this will create a defined boxes from the YAML file.
   boxes "init";
};

task "stop_boxes", sub {
   boxes stop => qw/box1 box2/;
};

task "start_boxes", sub {
   boxes start => qw/box1 box2/;
};

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