Introduction to Ansible

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Ansible is an open source, command-line IT automation software application written in Python. It can configure systems, deploy software, and orchestrate advanced workflows to support application deployment, system updates, and more.

 

Ansible’s main strengths are simplicity and ease of use. It also has a strong focus on security and reliability, featuring minimal moving parts. It uses OpenSSH for transport (with other transports and pull modes as alternatives), and uses a human-readable declarative language (YAML).

 

This lecture covers all the required concepts and provides a first hands-on experience to be able to reliably use Ansible in deployments of servers and software.

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Start date

February 8, 2024

End date

February 9, 2024

Language(s) of the training

English

Languages spoken by the coach(es)

English, French

Instructor(s)

Dr. Herbiet Guillaume-Jean

Contents

This course will cover:

  • Ansible principles and architecture
  • Ansible ad-hoc commands
  • Ansible documentation
  • Ansible playbooks and related notions (tasks, imports, …)
  • Ansible inventories and variables
  • Ansible vault and other means of protecting secrets in Ansible
  • Using Ansible roles and collections locally and from the Ansible Galaxy
  • Ansible best practices
  • Hands-on deployments experience

Objective

This course is build around an interactive set of exercices where the students will progressively learn by doing.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will have the required Ansible theoretical knowledge and practical know-how so as to write deployment playbooks for multiple applications in an heterogenous environment involving several GNU/Linux distributions.

Schedule

This training has a total duration of 14 hours and takes place over 2 days:

  • 08-02-2024: 09:00 – 12:00
  • 08-02-2024: 13:00 – 17:00
  • 09-02-2024: 09:00 – 12:00
  • 09-02-2024: 13:00 – 17:00

Format and Location

This course takes place ON-SITE
Terres Rouges building
14, porte de France
L-4360 Esch/Alzette

Level

Beginner

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of GNU/Linux shell (editing files, launching commands, viewing logs, …) is expected for the hands-on labs.

Additional Info

Certification

This training does not have any assessment or exams; a certificate of participation will be issued to participants.

Esco Skills

configure ICT system, manage ICT system deployment, administer ICT system, maintain ICT system, ICT system programming

Esco Occupations

ICT system architect, ICT system administrator