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This Ansible training course covers all the core Ansible features including: installing and configuring, running ad-hoc commands, understading modules, creating and using playbooks, variables and inclusion, task control, templates, and roles. The course also covers: dealing with sensitive data via Ansible Vault, fundamentals of Ansible Tower, integration with Docker and Vagrant, and troubleshooting. Version: B01

 

Supported Distributions:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Ansible

Course Code

GTA1

Duration

4 Days

Course Fee

POA

Accreditation

N/A

Target Audience

  • System's administrators desiring to automate provisioning, configuration management, service deployment, operational processes.

Attendee Requirements

  • Experience with Linux shell, text editing, and basic systems administration needed.

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Course Description

This Ansible training course covers all the core Ansible features including: installing and configuring, running ad-hoc commands, understading modules, creating and using playbooks, variables and inclusion, task control, templates, and roles. The course also covers: dealing with sensitive data via Ansible Vault, fundamentals of Ansible Tower, integration with Docker and Vagrant, and troubleshooting. Version: B01

 

Supported Distributions:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Course Outline

    1. Ansible Overview

  1.         Why Ansible?
  2.         Overview of Architecture
  3.         QUIZ: Architecture
  4.         Inventory
  5.         Inventory Patterns
  6.         QUIZ: Inventory and Patterns
  7.         DEMO: Introducing Ansible

    2. Deploying Ansible

  1.         Installing
  2.         DEMO: Installing Ansible
  3.         Configuration Files
  4.         DEMO: Configuration Files
  5.         Module Syntax Help
  6.         Running Ad Hoc Commands
  7.         DEMO: Running Ad Hoc Commands
  8.         Dynamic Inventory
  9.         DEMO: Dynamic Inventory

    Lab Tasks

  1.         Deploying Ansible
  2.         Ad Hoc Commands
  3.         Dynamic Inventories

    3. Playbooks Basics

  1.          Writing YAML Files
  2.          Modules
  3.          Command Modules
  4.          Significant Module Categories
  5.          File Manipulation
  6.          Network Modules
  7.          Packaging Modules
  8.          System Storage
  9.          Account Management
  10.          Security
  11.          Services
  12.          Network Automation
  13.          Simple Network Module Examples
  14.          Gotchas
  15.          Simple IOS Modules Examples
  16.          General Purpose ios Modules
  17.          DEMO: Playbooks

    Lab Tasks

  1.          Playbook Basics
  2.          Playbooks: Command Modules
  3.          Playbooks: Common Modules

    4. Variables and Inclusions

  1.         Variables
  2.         Variables - Playbooks
  3.         Variables - Inventory
  4.         Variables - Registered
  5.         Facts
  6.         DEMO: Facts
  7.         Inclusions

    Lab Tasks

  1.         Variables and Facts
  2.         Inclusions

    5. Task Control

  1.          Loops
  2.          Loops and Variables
  3.          DEMO: Constructing Flow Control
  4.          Conditionals
  5.          DEMO: Conditionals
  6.          Handlers
  7.          Tags
  8.          Handling Errors

    Lab Tasks

  1.         Task Control

    6. Jinja2 Templates

  1.         Jinja2
  2.         Expressions
  3.         QUIZ: Jinja2 Templates
  4.         Filters
  5.         Tests
  6.         Lookups
  7.         DEMO: Jinja2 Templates

    Lab Tasks

  1.         Jinja2 Templates

    7. Roles

  1.          Roles
  2.          Role Usage Details
  3.          QUIZ: Role Structure
  4.          Creating Roles
  5.          Deploying Roles with Ansible Galaxy
  6.          DEMO: Deploying Roles with Ansible Galaxy

    Lab Tasks

  1.         Converting Playbooks to Roles
  2.         Creating Roles from Scratch
  3.         Ansible Galaxy Roles

    8. Ansible Vault

  1.         Configuring Ansible Vault
  2.         Vault IDs
  3.         Executing with Ansible Vault
  4.         DEMO: Configuring Ansible Vault

    Lab Tasks

  1.         Ansible Vault
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