Virtual Workshop

Virtual Ansible for Windows Automation Workshop

April 22, 20209:15 AM - 4:00 PM(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Virtual Workshop Details:
Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Virtual Workshop details to be announced to registrants via email.
Questions? Please contact Tiera Fann at

Who is this workshop best for?

This instructor-led virtual workshop is intended for people who want to learn the basics of Ansible Automation including Ansible Tower to automate Windows environments.  This hands-on workshop details utilizing Windows modules with Ansible Playbooks, authoring playbooks using Visual Studio Code, commit and push playbooks to a git repository and then later automating them with Ansible Tower.

Join if you never tried Red Hat Ansible Automation for Windows environments.

Who Can Benefit?

This workshop is geared toward windows administrators, cloud administrators, DevOps engineers, security professionals and anyone interested in windows automation.

Requirements for attendees

  • Attendees must use a laptop or computer with admin rights and the ability to SSH to a lab environment hosted in a public cloud.
  • Attendees should have working knowledge of using SSH and command line shell (BASH) as well as a conceptual understanding of linux system administration (how to use simple commands like cd, ls, mv, mkdir, etc).
  • Attendees should have working knowledge of at least one Linux text editor (nano, pico, vi/vim, zile, emacs) with which to write Ansible playbooks.

Workshop Topics

  • What is Ansible and The Ansible Way
  • How Ansible Works and its Key Components
  • Ansible Tower Demo
  • Hands-on: Configuring Ansible Tower
  • Hands-on: Ad-hoc commands in Tower
  • Hands-on: Writing Your First playbook
  • Hands-on: Creating and Running a Job Template
  • Hands-on: Using Variables, Loops, and Handlers
  • Hands-on: Roles - Making your playbooks reusable
  • Wrap Up
Introduction & settle-in  
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. -- MORNING SESSIONS
  • Introduction to Ansible
  • Running Ad-hoc Commands
  • Writing Your First Playbook
  • Using Variables
  • Conditionals, Handlers and Loops
  • Building Templates
  • Roles
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. -- LUNCH  
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. -- AFTERNOON SESSIONS
  • Introduction to Tower
  • Inventories
  • Credentials
  • Ad-Hoc commands
  • Projects
  • Job Templates
  • Using the Survey Feature
  • Role Based Access Control
  • Workflows

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