Smart proxies: What is it and why do I need it?

Smart proxies are network nodes, which take over certain tasks in other networks for the orcharhino. In the simplest case, hosts get their content directly from orcharhino and use it as DNS and DHCP server.

GitOps – Kubernetes The Easy Way: Part 1

The management of Kubernetes should be easy, simple and clear. Well-known DevOps practices and ultimately automation should be accessible by the management technique. The first GitOps principle, the declarative approach, is the essential Kubernetes management technique to leverage the desired feature set.

Reasons why ATIX is a Great Place to Work for me

This is why ATIX is a Great Place to Work for me – our colleague Nadja reports For the second time in a row ATIX was awarded by the Great Place to Work Institute as one of the best German employers in the ICT industry. Furthermore we are once again among the best employers in […]

Think Tanks @ ATIX

In the IT world there are constantly new developments, especially tools. To address all this, the ATIX crew relies on a reliable format: Think Tanks.

WinRM & Ansible – ways of authentication and encryption

Ansible is used to easily configure a variety of systems.  Most companies use it to manage their Linux-based systems.

OSAD HackDay 2019

About The day after OSAD – it was that time again where the development team organized the HackDay on Foreman/Katello Open Source projects at the ATIX headquarters. 

Testing Ansible Rolls with Molecule

One of the advantages of the Configuration Management Tool Ansible is the easy to read and write code in YAML. This includes the ability to easily test its code.

Orcharhino Appliance

The orcharhino Appliance for VMware is a pre-configured orcharhino that is already pre-installed in a virtual machine and can be adapted to your own needs with little effort. The appliance is based on a CentOS 7 Linux and is delivered as OVA (Open Virtual Appliance / Open Virtual Archive) package.

OSAD 2019: Behind the Scenes of the Open Source Automation Days.

Monday, 14.10.2019, early morning at Hilton Munich Airport: After months of preparation the Open Source Automation Days 2019 started – this year with a workshop day and two conference days. Going through the feedback from the 150 attendees, this year, Munich’s largest manufacturer-independent open source conference was a complete success! We want to take you […]

The Tentacles of orcharhino – Deploying with Many Subnets

Manually and individually setting up or deploying servers is a tedious task. But wait a minute – there’s orcharhino, which automates just that! With our data center automation tool, hosts can be configured, provisioned and deployed at the touch of a button.