Alertmanager, create silence via API

Sometimes your CI jobs execute heavy tasks which could lead to firing off some alerts. In this case it may be smart to automatically create short-lived silences to prevent such false-positive triggering.

It's possible to use default Prometheus Alertmanager's UI, but in this case we would like to automate, so …

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From Jenkins to Teamcity

Earlier I told that my Jenkins was hacked. Not sure how, but it's current Docker image is definitely vulnerable.

So I moved to TeamCity, it looked great to me since 2014 when I was working at Yandex as Linux SA.

Running server (UI and project manage data) container:

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My Jenkins was hacked

The story is about infecting poor Atom-based gateway host with mining software through Jenkins web UI.

Couple of days ago I noticed strange noise from my home gateway fans. The reason was all the 8 cores were 100% loaded with processes named irq and irqbalanc1.

First, I just checked the …

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