Automation with Ansible

COURSE DETAILS


Code: DO407
Tuition (USD):
$3,200.00 • Virtual (4 days)
$3,200.00 • Classroom (4 days)



Through hands-on labs, students will learn to automate system administration tasks on managed hosts with Ansible, learn how to write Ansible playbooks to standardize task execution, centrally manage playbooks and schedule recurring execution through a web interface with Ansible Tower. Students will also learn to manage encryption for Ansible with Ansible Vault, deploy Ansible Tower and use it to manage systems, and use Ansible in a DevOps environment with Vagrant.

Skills Gained
Who Can Benefit
System and cloud administrators who need to automate cloud provisioning, configuration management, application deployment, intra-service orchestration, and other IT needs.

Prerequisites
Have basic Red Hat Enterprise Linux administration skills or have a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification is recommended

Course Details

Course introduction

Introduce and review the course.

Introduce Ansible

Describe the terminology and architecture of Ansible.

Deploy Ansible

Install Ansible and run ad hoc commands.

Implement playbooks

Write Ansible plays and execute a playbook.

Manage variables and inclusions

Describe variable scope and precedence, manage variables and facts in a play, and manage inclusions.

Implement task control

Manage task control, handlers, and tags in Ansible playbooks.

Implement Jinja2 templates

Implement a Jinja2 template.

Implement roles

Create and manage roles.

Configure complex playbooks

Configure connection types, delegations, and parallelism.

Implement Ansible Vault

Manage encryption with Ansible Vault.

Troubleshoot Ansible

Troubleshoot the Ansible control machine and managed nodes.

Implement Ansible Tower

Implement Ansible Tower.

Implement Ansible in a DevOps environment

Implement Ansible in a DevOps environment using Vagrant.

Comprehensive review

Review tasks from the Automation with Ansible course.