PuppetDB: [400 Bad Request] Missing required query parameter ‘payload’

After upgrading the packages on my puppet master server with puppetdb I was getting this error when running the agent:

During the package upgrade puppetdb was restarted, but the restart didn’t work (a new process was started but the port was already in use). To fix this, kill the puppetdb process and then start […]

Nginx + Google Pagespeed Debian Package

The normal Debian mirrors do not carry the nginx package with the Google Pagespeed Module. These instructions will allow you to create your own package that includes Pagespeed. The nginx package is from wheezy-backports which has a newer copy of nginx than the normal wheezy repo, remove -backports from any commands you run if you […]