Xander: I still don't get why we came here to get info about a killer snot monster. Giles: Because it's a killer snot monster from outer space. I did not say that.

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Buffistas Building a Better Board ++

Do you have problems, concerns, or recommendations about the technical side of the Phoenix? Air them here. Compliments also welcome.

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Vortex - Jul 13, 2021 4:04:26 pm PDT #4632 of 4637
"Cry havoc and let slip the boobs of war!" -- Miracleman

every so often, i just like to drop into this thread to thank everyone here for keeping us running. You guys rock. I'm not on the board as much anymore, but I am so glad that it is here when I want to come home.


Gudanov - Jul 18, 2021 9:56:21 am PDT #4633 of 4637
Coding and Sleeping

The job change is slowing me down, but I do have a docker container for the board now and I'm deciding how best to set the needed environment variables. I'm thinking of checking in a docker compose yml template and then setting the secret values manually and setting the compose yml to be readable only by the buffista user. That does kinda bring up the issue of where to keep these values. People with access to the server can read them, of course, and that requires logging on with certificate authentication. The only other place I know they exist is in my bitwarden vault.


meara - Jul 19, 2021 6:02:32 pm PDT #4634 of 4637

None of that means anything at all to me, Gud, but ....yay, like Vortex said!


Tom Scola - Jul 21, 2021 4:44:46 am PDT #4635 of 4637
Like a pinch on the neck from Mr Spock

I'm not sure how I feel about adding considerable additional complexity in order to fix theoretical future problems.


Gudanov - Jul 29, 2021 7:32:40 am PDT #4636 of 4637
Coding and Sleeping

That's a valid point. This is a tiny project, and doing the containerizing and secrets management you do for a larger project could be complex overkill. Also, without a docker repository, deployment isn't push button.


Tom Scola - Oct 04, 2021 6:30:53 am PDT #4637 of 4637
Like a pinch on the neck from Mr Spock

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