Hashicorp Terraform for Infrastructure as Code

Alex Mags
Terraform is a tool by Hashicorp (who do Vagrant, Packer and other ops tools). You maintain a single configuration file and it trues up your environment, creating and deleting machines, to match the configuration file. Their products are coming together into a cohesive suite. The first part describes the Terraform product. At 30 mins there’s a description of “DevOps” (that cuts through much of the BS). Basically: Developers care about:

Test intranet access from Blackberry and other mobile platforms

Alex Mags
If you’re accessing intranet websites using Blackberries and other mobile platforms like Good for Enterprise you can get Kerberos working to provide single sign-on/passthough authentication. Staff can then browse intranet pages that are secured by Windows authentication, URL filtering or NTFS without having to type in their (probably complex) Windows password on a teeny tiny phone keypad. I use the Active Server Page (ASP) below on IIS to test if Kerberos is working.