Ansible Configuration and Management

Course:  RH8A
Duration:  4 Days
Level:  II
Course Summary

This course is designed for system administrators who want to automate system and application configuration management with Ansible.

The course focuses on RedHat Linux distributions

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Topics Covered In This Course

Introduction to Ansible

  • Very brief history and reason for development of Ansible
  • Brief comparison with Saltstack and Puppet etc
  • Benefits and limitations of using Ansible

Examples

  • Deploying configuration of Apache server
  • Managing changes in the configuration

Playbooks

  • Roles
  • Inclusion
  • Variables
  • Filters
  • Conditionals
  • Loops
  • Accelerated Mode
  • Asynchronous Actions
  • Pooling
  • Dry Run
  • Delegation, Roling Updates and Local Actions
  • Error Handling
  • Lookups
  • Prompts
  • Tags
  • Vault
  • Running playbooks interactively

Dealing with Modules

  • Installing Modules
  • Overview of commonly used modules

Other

  • Ansible Galaxy
  • AWX Project
  • Testing Strategies
  • YAML Syntax
What You Can Expect

This course is designed for system administrators who want to automate system and application configuration management with Ansible.

The course focuses on RedHat Linux distributions

Who Should Take This Course

Linux/UNIX administration skills are required.

Recommended Prerequisites

For the experienced Linux Administrator who wants to broaden their skills towards the Red Hat RHCE certification. Delegates should already have good system administration skills and be able to work at the Linux CLI

Training Style

50% Lecture 50% Labs

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Schedule For This Course
11/2/2020
Live on the Web
2/8/2021
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