Automation with Ansible I (DO407) is designed for system administrators who are intending to use Ansible for automation, configuration, and management. Learn how to install and configure Ansible, create and run playbooks to configure systems, and learn to manage inventories. This course is based on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 7.
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.
The duration of training
Have a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification or equivalent experience.
- 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.
Note: Course outline is subject to change with technology advances and as the nature of the underlying job evolves. For questions or confirmation on a specific objective or topic, please contact us.