Author Archive for ‘John Bruett’

So i just spent the better part of the past two days trying to figure out why my brandy new Chef 12.0.7 Server wouldn’t play with uploading a cookbook. ¬†Turns out that I needed to add the hostname and FQDN to the loopback definition in the hosts file of my server (Ubuntu 14.04 AMI from […]


So that i don’t forget…. When trying to add Credential functionality to a PowerShell script so that you can take credentials from the user to pass through to a cmdlet you need to add an additional decoration to the Parameter definition like this: [parameter(Mandatory=$false)] [System.Management.Automation.PSCredential] [System.Management.Automation.CredentialAttribute()] $Credential=$null A big thanks to Dave Wyatt for helping […]


So this is the first post to my new WordPress blog on technology and woodworking.  Hopefully I will keep it up and this will become a long living tome of information on both topics.



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