The Goal Make Fedora work behind a restrictive idiotic corporate web proxy Install a corporate cert to make that happen Get the cert Install the cert sandor@theargo> openssl x509 -text -in /path/to/proxycert.crt >> /etc/pki/tls/certs/ca-bundle.crt The result Your corporate overlord has now man in the middled your personal gmail, have fun.
The problem Older Pythons that live on older RedHats do not have json support. Old corporations still use old OS’es like RedHat 5.x but need to use modern configuration management tools like Ansible. The goal Enable RedHat 5.x systems to run Ansible by installing json support on Python 2.4. HowTo Using Ansible Raw sandor@theargo> ansible -i hosts all -m raw -a "yum -y install python-simplejson"