SmartOS GUI – Project FiFo 0.6.0 – Demo

SmartOS GUI – Project FiFo 0.6.0 – Demo

Part 2 of the Project FiFo SmartOS Screencast Series – New Release Full System Overview and Demo. INCLUDES: – User Interface Configuration – Cloud Setup Overview – Simple & Lightning Fast VM Provisioning – Cloud Backup and Restoration – Working with Snapshots – Custom Dataset Creation – LeoFS S3 API Connectivity – KVM & Zone Console(…)

SmartOS GUI – Project FiFo 0.6.0 – Setup

SmartOS GUI – Project FiFo 0.6.0 – Setup

In part 1 of this 2 part screencast series – We cover the installation of the soon to be released Project FiFo 0.6.0 Version. This is a major release with a ton of new features and some foundational changes to the underlying storage architecture. This is a single zone configuration and not a clustered configuration.(…)

Integrating Bosh / Cloud Foundry with FiFo and SmartOS

Integrating Bosh / Cloud Foundry with FiFo and SmartOS

For some time, after watching people having lots of fun with Bosh -  I decided to give “Bosh” the service deployment system a try. Bosh has great documentation that explains how it can be used on some popular cloud infrastructures. For simplicity sake, lets just call them “clouds”. That’s where the problems started, because as we all know too well, the officially supported mainstream clouds(…)

SmartOS Zone Firewall Lockdown Guide

SmartOS Zone Firewall Lockdown Guide

So like me, you may have public facing SmartOS machines and you want to lock down. You probably already have existing dedicated firewalls on your network perimeter. Even so, you should probably further secure your Zone instances by using SmartOS’s powerful built in virtual network filter. Before we begin, please be aware that this applies(…)