Red Hat Ansible Network Automation Workshop

June 22, 20229:00 AM - 12:00 PM(GMT-07:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
If you’re new to Ansible® Automation, this workshop consists of two parts:
  1. Starting with the basics of understanding foundational command line activities
  2. Applying what you’ve learned to implement Ansible automation controllers to your enterprise use cases. You’ll start off by writing your first Ansible playbook, work on Jinja templates, and implement higher-level Ansible roles. Next you’ll get started on automation controller, understand inventory and credential management, projects, job templates, surveys, workflows and more. 

Who should attend

  • System Admins 
  • Architects 
  • Developers 
  • Technical leads 
  • Operations Engineers

What you will learn 

  • How it works 
  • Understanding modules, tasks, playbooks 
  • How to execute Ansible commands 
  • Using variables and templates 
  • Automation controller - where it fits in 
  • Automation controller basics 
  • Major automation controller features 
  • Role based access controlBAC, workflows 


Section 1 - Command-line Ansible Exercises

  • Exercise 1.1 - Check the prerequisites 
  • Exercise 1.2 - The Ansible basics 
  • Exercise 1.3 - Writing your first playbook 
  • Exercise 1.4 - Using variables 
  • Exercise 1.5 - Conditionals, handlers and loops 
  • Exercise 1.6 - Templates 
  • Exercise 1.7 - Roles 
Section 2 - Ansible Automation Platform Exercises
  • Exercise 2.1 - Introduction to automation controller 
  • 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 
  • Exercise 2.7 - Wrap up

Virtual event details:

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT

Date: June 22, 2022

Any questions? Please email

Skills Gained

Red Hat Ansible Engine

  • Basic understanding of what Ansible is and how it works with networking devices
  • Running ad-hoc Ansible commands from a command line
  • Building and execution of playbooks to accomplish basic router connectivity
  • Use Case: Backing up network configurations
  • Use Case: Create a GRE tunnel
  • Use Case: Additional router configurations
  • Introduction to Roles: Making playbooks reusable and platform agnostic

Red Hat Ansible Tower

  • Installing Ansible Tower
  • Configuring Ansible Tower
  • Use Case: Creating and running a job template

Who Can Benefit

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

Requirements for Attendees

  • An internet connection is required. 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.

Zoom Meetings
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Date: Thursday, November 1, 2019

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