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