Introduction to Ansible

Intermediate

LP Box Courses 3 Video Courses
LP Box quiz 3 Quiz sessions
LP Box Lab 2 Hands-on Labs
Duration 4h 38m
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Certificate 4370 students

Ansible provides you with an automation engine that allows you to manage multiple facets of information technology. That means understanding how to get started with Ansible is important. The Introduction to Ansible learning path will help you to get you started using Ansible to automate common IT tasks. 

The first course will help you to understand some of the generic concepts of Ansible configuration and management. Followed by the course Getting Started With Ansible, where you'll go through an overview of how to use Ansible. 

After that, you can put what you've learned to the test with hands-on labs. After that, the final course will cover an overview of Ansible Tower and Ansible Galaxy. 

By the end of this learning path, you should feel comfortable automating tasks with Ansible. 

If you have questions or want to share your own experience, our cloud experts will help you in our community forums.

So if you're ready to start automating tasks with Ansible, then let's get started with the first course! 

Good Luck! 

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A lot of options exist for configuration management and the different tools have different approaches to solving the same problem. It can be difficult to know where to start. This course is a high-level overview to help explain some of the concepts of configuration management.

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Getting Started With Ansible Cloud platforms, on-prem servers, dozens of operating systems, more language and frameworks than you can count, and you have to manage it all! These days even the "simple" application infrastructures have a lot of moving parts. Managing all of this stuff effectively takes some effort, and configuration management tools such as Ansible can help. Ansible is an ...

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The goal in this first lab is to create your first playbook.  This lab will be the first step in creating what is known as a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Python -sometimes Perl or PHP) server. We’ll start by laying the framework down.  EC2 - ec2

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This lab is going to keep building on what was covered in the lab “Getting Started with Ansible.” In this lab you’ll be deploying a simple Python based web application. This will be a basic LAMP stack, with the “P” representing Python. The goal of this lab is to introduce you to roles, templates and handlers. Here’s a quick refresher on each of these.   Roles Roles are a way to reuse ...

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An overview of Ansible Tower and Ansible Galaxy

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