Automation with Ansible II: Ansible Tower (DO409)
Automation with Ansible II: Ansible Tower (DO409) is designed for Ansible site administrators who need to automate tasks on large numbers of managed nodes with extended teams or are responsible for centrally coordinating and logging Ansible operations. You will learn how to install Red Hat® Ansible Tower, use the web interface to manage access to resources and hosts, and create templates to start Ansible jobs.
This course is based on Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.3 and Red Hat® Ansible Engine 2.7.
In this course, you will configure and organize users into teams and assign permissions that allow them to review, use, or manage resources on Ansible Tower. You will also learn about advanced workflow management and receive a basic introduction to the Ansible Tower API.
As a result of attending this course, you should be able to use Red Hat Ansible Tower to centrally manage Ansible projects in a way that scales to large teams and complex enterprise installations. You should be able to demonstrate these skills:
- Deploy and use Ansible Tower to manage existing Ansible projects, playbooks, and roles.
- Use the visual dashboard to centrally launch, control, and monitor Ansible jobs.
- Configure users and teams and use them to control access to systems, projects, and other resources through role-based access controls.
- Configure which hosts to manage through the web interface, dynamically, or from a file stored in Git version control.
- Schedule recurring Ansible jobs.
- Perform basic maintenance and administration of the Ansible Tower installation.
- Use the Ansible Tower API to launch jobs from existing templates.
- Install and access Ansible Tower.
- Manage access with users and teams.
- Manage inventories and credentials.
- Manage projects and launch Ansible jobs.
- Construct advanced job workflows.
- Manage advanced inventories.
- Perform maintenance and routine administration of Ansible Tower Comprehensive review.
This course is designed for system administrators, DevOps engineers, release engineers, and other IT professionals. The curriculum is particularly geared toward those responsible for designing and implementing DevOps capabilities in complex multiple-application production environments; maintaining and enforcing continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines and tools; and centrally managing and controlling Red Hat® Ansible Automation at scale.
- Successfully complete Automation with Ansible I (DO407), or demonstrate equivalent experience with Ansible, Ansible playbooks, and roles
- Be a Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation, or demonstrate equivalent Ansible experience
- Be a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA), or demonstrate equivalent Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® knowledge and experience
- Being a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) may be beneficial
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