Virtual Workshop

Ansible for Windows Automation Workshop

October 27, 20208:30 AM - 3:30 PM(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Who is this workshop best for?

This instructor-led 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 come with a laptop 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.

Agenda

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Welcome
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
​MORNING SESSIONS
  • 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
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
​AFTERNOON SESSIONS
  • 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

Location
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Date: Thursday, November 1, 2019

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