Ansible Essentials: Simplicity in Automation
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Ansible Essentials: Simplicity in Automation

Learn the basics of Ansible automation and configuration management, and more
4.3 (1,189 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
10,222 students enrolled
Created by Red Hat, Inc.
Last updated 11/2016
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Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand Ansible and its key components at a high-level and what differentiates it from other tools. Students will also be prepared for more advanced Ansible training courses.
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Requirements
  • We recommend having basic Linux® system administration skills.
Description

In this this official Red Hat® training course, Michelle Perz, a Senior Support Engineer for Red Hat Training, will teach students will the basics of Ansible and demonstrate the creation of a simple Ansible playbook from start to finish.

Ansible is an automation and configuration management technology used to provision, deploy, and manage compute infrastructure across cloud, virtual, and physical environments. 

After attending this course, students will have a clear understanding of Ansible and the Ansible Way. Through short lectures and demonstrations, topics including ad hoc commands, playbooks, roles, ansible-galaxy and Ansible Tower will be explored. 

Who is the target audience?
  • IT leaders, administrators, engineers, architects, and anyone else seeking a high-level understanding of Ansible and to learn to build Ansible from the ground up.
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Curriculum For This Course
11 Lectures
01:27:56
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Ansible Essentials
11 Lectures 01:27:56
Introduction
01:38

Gain a high level overview of Ansible and what differentiates it from other tools.
What is Ansible and the Ansible Way?
05:53

Walk through the Ansible automation engine by discussing each of its key components.
How Ansible Works
04:41

Examine common Ad-Hoc use cases and demonstrate those against a host in inventory.
Ad-Hoc Commands (and demonstration)
10:37

Discuss key playbook concepts and build upon our Ad-Hoc demonstration by creating a basic playbook.
Introduction to Playbooks (and demonstration)
18:01

Get introduced the Ansible concept of roles.
Introduction to Roles (and demonstration)
04:17

Utilize the ansible-galaxy command-line options to create our role structure.
Creating the Roles Structure with Ansible-Galaxy (and demonstration)
03:06

Utilize the playbook created in the Introduction to Playbooks chapter and move each component into the corresponding role structure.
Breaking an Existing Playbook into a Role (and demonstration)
15:36

Learn how to create new roles using the same techniques as we did with the existing playbook.
Creating a New Role (and demonstration)
09:09

Bring the role chapters together and demonstrate a live run of roles from the main playbook.
Utilizing Roles in your Main Playbooks (and demonstration)
07:26

Walk through the key features of Ansible Tower.
Overview of Ansible Tower (and demonstration)
07:32
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