Ansible Essentials: Simplicity in Automation

Learn the basics of Ansible automation and configuration management, and more
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (5,003 ratings)
47,086 students
Ansible Essentials: Simplicity in Automation
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (5,003 ratings)
47,106 students
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.

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 this course is for:
  • 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.
Curriculum
1 section • 11 lectures • 1h 27m total length
  • Introduction
  • What is Ansible and the Ansible Way?
  • How Ansible Works
  • Ad-Hoc Commands (and demonstration)
  • Introduction to Playbooks (and demonstration)
  • Introduction to Roles (and demonstration)
  • Creating the Roles Structure with Ansible-Galaxy (and demonstration)
  • Breaking an Existing Playbook into a Role (and demonstration)
  • Creating a New Role (and demonstration)
  • Utilizing Roles in your Main Playbooks (and demonstration)
  • Overview of Ansible Tower (and demonstration)

Instructor
Official Red Hat® Training
Red Hat, Inc.
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  • 135,294 Students
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