In-Person Event

Red Hat Ansible Automation Workshop for Charter Communications

September 4, 2019Charlotte, North CarolinaCharter Communications

Please join us for a Red Hat Ansible Automation lightbulb workshop on September 4th, where you will learn how to use Ansible for routine tasks such as getting the uptime of a fleet of servers and how to automate the deployment of an Apache web server.

Through these exercises, you will gain hands-on experience describing automation with YAML-based playbooks to manage your servers. After this workshop, you will see how simple and powerful automation can be.

Arrivals and Introductions
Workshop Setup
Exercise 1.1 - Ad-Hoc Commands
Exercise 1.2 - Writing Your First Playbook
Exercise 1.3 - Running Your First Playbook
Exercise 1.4 - Using Variables, Loops, and Handlers
Exercise 1.5 - Running the Apache-Basic Playbook
Exercise 1.6 - Roles: Making Your Playbooks Reusable
Resources and wrap up

Please note that a light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Attendees must bring a laptop with ADMIN rights and the ability to SSH to a lab environment hosted in a public cloud.

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.

Charter Communications
7910 Crescent Executive Drive
Charlotte, North Carolina  28217

Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2019

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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