Hands-on labs : Getting Started with Ansible Automation Platform

January 24, 2024 | 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Red Hat London Office, Peninsular House, 30-36 Monument Street, London, United Kingdom, EC3R 8NB


Learn the fundamentals of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform.

Join Red Hat technical experts for a hands-on workshop and get to know the basic bits you need to start using Ansible Automation on your own. We will also show you where Ansible automation controller fits in, and when and why you absolutely need it when you automate more and more.

You will be equipped with the skills to take back to your organisation and implement right away.

About this workshop

This beginner level workshop will teach you the basics of Ansible Automation Platform, help you understand how they work and how they can be used to automate basic tasks. In addition, the instructor will provide information on the differentiation between the upstream project and the product offering from Red Hat.

What you'll learn

  • Introduction to Ansible
  • The Ansible basics
  • Writing your first playbook
  • Using variables
  • Conditionals, handlers and loops
  • Building templates
  • Roles
  • Introduction to automation controller
  • Inventories, credentials and ad hoc commands
  • Projects and job templates
  • Surveys
  • Role based access control
  • Workflows

Who is this workshop best for?

Best suited for system administrators and operators who manage and configure enterprise Linux systems, and have never tried Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform.

Who should attend:

DevOps engineers, operations engineers, systems engineers, release engineers, system administrators, operations staff, network engineers, security professionals and anyone interested in IT automation.


  • Attendees should have a working knowledge of using SSH and command line shell (BASH) as well as a conceptual understanding of Linux system admin, DevOps, and distributed application architecture
  • Attendees must use their own laptop with admin rights and the ability to connect to a lab environment hosted in a public cloud
  • Duration: 3 hours
Please note that spaces are limited, so we encourage you to reserve your spot at your earliest convenience.
Questions? Please contact Red Hat EMEA at




Welcome & Introduction
Introduction to the Labs
11:15-12:45 Exercises
12:45-13:45 Lunch
13:45-14:30 Advanced Automation
14:30-14:45 Break
14:45-16:15 Exercises
16:15-16:30 Wrap-up & close

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Peninsular House, 30-36 Monument Street
EC3R 8NB, London, United Kingdom

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