Automation with Ansible and Ansible Tower (DO410)

Automation with Ansible and Ansible Tower (DO410)

Overview

Duration: 5 days


Automation with Ansible and Ansible Tower (DO410) teaches you how to develop standardized automation of the enterprise IT environment in order to improve operational efficiency. You will learn how to use Ansible for automation, configuration, provisioning, and management, as well as how to use Red Hat® Ansible Tower to centrally manage Ansible at an enterprise scale.

This course combines the content from Automation with Ansible (DO407) and Automation with Ansible II: Ansible Tower (DO409), and is based on Ansible 2.3 and Ansible Tower 3.3.

Objectives

As a result of attending this course, you should be able to write Ansible playbooks and launch them to manage hosts and deploy applications in a scalable way. You should be able to implement an Ansible Tower installation and use it to centrally manage Ansible job execution, monitoring, and access to projects, inventories, and credentials.

You should be able to demonstrate these skills:
  • Automate system administration tasks on managed hosts with Ansible.
  • Write Ansible playbooks to standardize task execution.
  • Deploy and perform basic maintenance and administration of an Ansible Tower installation.
  • Control access to Ansible projects, credentials, and other resources through role-based access controls in Ansible Tower.
Course Outline
  • Introduce Ansible
  • Deploy Ansible 
  • Implement playbooks
  • Manage variables and inclusions
  • Implement task control 
  • Deploy files to managed hosts
  • Manage large projects
  • Simplify playbooks with roles
  • Troubleshoot Ansible 
  • Install and access Ansible Tower
  • Assign access with users and teams 
  • Set up inventories and credentials 
  • Manage projects and launch Ansible jobs
  • Construct advanced job workflows
  • Administer advanced inventories
  • Perform maintenance and routine administration of Ansible Tower
  • Become a Red Hat Certified System Administrator, or demonstrate equivalent Red Hat Enterprise knowledge and experience
  • Being a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) may be beneficial
Course ID:
DO410


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