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View Packer_Debug_Log_Issue-3315.txt
$ PACKER_LOG=1 packer build -force bug_test.json
2016/03/06 15:24:04 [INFO] Packer version: 0.9.0 a643faae672ec8b8424352476d2b91b7a7f7b06e
2016/03/06 15:24:04 Packer Target OS/Arch: darwin amd64
2016/03/06 15:24:04 Built with Go Version: go1.6
2016/03/06 15:24:04 [DEBUG] Discovered plugin: vsphere-ova = /usr/local/bin/packer-post-processor-vsphere-ova
2016/03/06 15:24:04 Detected home directory from env var: /Users/vikas
2016/03/06 15:24:04 Using internal plugin for file
2016/03/06 15:24:04 Using internal plugin for openstack
2016/03/06 15:24:04 Using internal plugin for amazon-chroot
2016/03/06 15:24:04 Using internal plugin for vmware-vmx
vikas027 /
Created Mar 5, 2016
Fix of Banno/packer-post-processor-vsphere-ova
#!/bin/bash -eux
# This script fix an issue in
# name of my builder in packer.json is virtualbox-vsphere
ova_file=`ls ${dir}/*.ova | awk -F"/" '{ print $2 }' | sed 's/.ova//'`
tar xvf ${dir}/${ova_file}.ova -C ${dir}
ovf_file=`ls ${dir}/*.ovf`
vikas027 / OS_X_10.11_El_Capitan_ISO.txt
Last active May 3, 2019
Bootable OS X 10.11 El Capitan ISO
View OS_X_10.11_El_Capitan_ISO.txt
First of all this is not my work, I am just pasting my logs so that it would be useful for others.
Thank the guy here
# In VM OSX 10.7, double click "Install OS X El"
# Now, you will have it mounted
192-168-181-137:~ vikas$ df -kgP | grep Capitan
/dev/disk1s2 5 5 0 98% /Volumes/Install OS X El Capitan
192-168-181-137:~ vikas$
vikas027 / upgrade_ansible_tower_2.3.1.txt
Created Oct 27, 2015
Ansible Tower v2.3.1 Install/Upgrade
View upgrade_ansible_tower_2.3.1.txt
I got many errors while working on the Ansible Tower upgrade from v2.1.0 to v2.3.1. I faced many issues in this journey, so thought of documenting those here.
1) ./ script fails while trying to look for postgres user 'awx'
TASK: [postgres | determine if postgresql user exists] ************************
fatal: [localhost] => error while evaluating conditional: pg_user_exists.stdout != '1'
2) Error while trying to upgrade supervisor
vikas027 / pbis_centos7.txt
Last active Mar 6, 2020
Fix PowerBroker Identity Service (formerly Likewise) on CentOS 7
View pbis_centos7.txt
PBIS (PowerBroker Identity Service) throws some errors while installing v8.2.2 (latest as of 25 June 2015) rpm.
[root@centos7 ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release
CentOS Linux release 7.1.1503 (Core)
[root@centos7 ~]# ./ install (This is filtered output)
Error: /usr/bin/systemctl enable /etc/pbis/redhat/lwsmd.service returned 1
Failed to issue method call: Unit /etc/pbis/redhat/lwsmd.service does not exist.
vikas027 / s3_file_upload_ruby_sdk_v2.rb
Last active Aug 29, 2015
Upload file on AWS S3 using Ruby SDK v2
View s3_file_upload_ruby_sdk_v2.rb
# This needs to be run as ./script_name source/file/path
# I recommend using relative paths than absolute paths
require 'aws-sdk' # gem install aws-sdk
# Change these variables as per your environment
bucket_name = 'vikas-bucket'
sub_bucket_name = 'vikas/'
myregion = 'us-west-1'