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Ansible: Setting up

Learn about Ansible with this training. Understand Playbook, roles, modules and general concepts of DevOps applicable to Ansible.

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  • Duration: 2 days
  • Regular price: $1,000
  • Preferential price: $930

Course outline

Duration : 2 days

Audience

System administrators

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of Linux systems

Objectives

  • You will understand the architecture of Ansible (role, task, playbook, module,...)
  • You will know how to set-up Ansible
  • You will be able to use and create playbooks to manage your infrastructure

Contents

Introduction to Ansible
  • Introduction to the centralized configuration
  • Ansible's specific concepts
  • Comparison with other solutions (Puppet/Chef/SaltStack)
Setting up Ansible
  • Installation
  • Initial configuration
  • Ansible CLI
  • Managing the access with SSH and sudo
  • Settling the inventory
Usage of the main ad-hoc modules
  • shell / command
  • service
  • yum / apt
Ansible playbooks
  • Interest
  • Syntax and YAML
  • ansible-playbook command
  • Defining (tasks)
  • Notifications and handlers
Creation of reusable code
  • Definition and usage of variables
  • The roles notion
Usage of additional modules and roles
  • user/group
  • MySQL
  • Modules for managing cloud infrastructure (ec2/openstack)
  • Finding more roles on Galaxy
Ansible language
  • Variables
  • Facts
  • Loops
  • Conditions
  • Inclusions
  • “ pre “ and “ post “ tasks
  • Best practices
Templates (jinja2)
  • Basic syntax
  • Tests, conditions and loops
  • Filters
Going further
  • Develop your own modules
  • Creation of jinja2 filters
  • Ansible Tower: the GUI

Surround yourself with the best

Pierre-Edouard Brondel
Pierre-Edouard Brondel
Trainer and Desktop Application Consultant
Renowned as an educational expert in the IT and office technology field who has accumulated more than 25 years of experience, Pierre-Édouard is first and foremost passionate about human capital.
Marc Maisonneuve
Marc Maisonneuve
Trainer and Professional Efficiency Consultant
Frédéric Paradis
Frédéric Paradis
Certified Trainer and Cloud Architect
As a certified Microsoft trainer, Frédéric describes himself as a Cloud magician who easily navigates the mythical space between technology and reality.
Virginie Louis
Virginie Louis
Efficiency Trainer, Facilitator and Spatial Intelligence Consultant
Virginie sees herself first and foremost as a facilitator: she strays from the standard training to provide solutions that are adapted to her clients’ realities and objectives.
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