Virtual Workshop

Ansible Automation Technical Workshop

November 12, 202010:00 AM- 2:00 PM(GMT-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Who is this workshop best for?

This workshop is intended for people who want to learn the basics of Ansible® Automation including Ansible Tower, understand how they work and how they can be used to automate basic tasks.  In addition, the instructor will provide information on differentiation between the upstream project and the product offering from Red Hat®.

Join if you never tried Red Hat Ansible Automation.


What is Ansible, how does it work in the most basic form on the command line - and where does Ansible Tower fit it?

This workshop teaches the basic bits you need to start using Ansible Automation on your own. In the second half we will focus on Ansible Tower and show where it fits in - and when and why you absolutely need it when you automate more and more.

Section 1 – Ansible Engine Exercises
  • Exercise 1.1 – Check the Prerequisites
  • Exercise 1.2 – Running Ad-hoc Commands
  • Exercise 1.3 – Writing Your First Playbook
  • Exercise 1.4 – Using Variables
  • Exercise 1.5 – Conditionals, Handlers and Loops
  • Exercise 1.6 – Template
  • Exercise 1.7 – Roles
  • Exercise 1.8 – Bonus Labs
Section 2 – Ansible Tower Exercises
  • Exercise 2.1 – Introduction to Tower
  • Exercise 2.2 – Inventories, credentials and ad-hoc commands
  • Exercise 2.3 – Projects & job templates
  • Exercise 2.4 – Surveys
  • Exercise 2.5 – Role-based access control
  • Exercise 2.6 – Workflows
  • Resources, Wrap Up

CPEs available: up to 4.8

Virtual workshop details:
Date: November 12,  2020
Time10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST
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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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