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Ansible Configuration Management Troubleshooting Challenge

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Lab description

In this lab challenge your Ansible configuration management skills are put to the test. You need to complete several tasks using Ansible to configure a host to server a web application over HTTP and a web page over HTTPS. Use your knowledge of Ansible concepts and the command-line interface (CLI) to troubleshoot and resolve the issues in the provided configuration to pass all of the checks before time runs out.

Updates

December 14th, 2021 - Resolved an issue that caused the lab setup to not complete

August 18th, 2020 - Resolved a package dependency issue causing the lab instance to fully provision

Prerequisites
  • Completion of the Getting Started with Ansible and Ansible: Deploying Web Applications labs is highly recommended before attempting the challenge
Intended audience
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Ansible Practitioners
  • System Administrators
What will be assessed
  • Ansible configuration managment concepts including playbooks, roles, tasks, variables, and defaults
  • Ansible troubleshooting abilities
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Logan Rakai
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Logan has been involved in software development and research since 2007 and has been in the cloud since 2012. He is an AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional, Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer, Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS), Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), and Certified OpenStack Administrator (COA). He earned his Ph.D. studying design automation and enjoys all things tech.

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Ansible Configuration Management Troubleshooting Challenge