Feedback Loops with Ansible Tower: Listening and responding to your systems
Hosted by Matt St. Onge and Ashish Nanotkar
Ever thought of automating the automation that you have build using Ansible? Feedback loops are a great way to automate your favorite Ansible playbooks and trigger them via custom events. Ansible can configure systems and we have found a great way to reverse integrate software and tools back with Ansible so that Ansible knows exactly when to trigger or run a relevant playbook. Ansible is great at configuration management. We have taken the features that Ansible provide via Tower to create feedback loops. Feedback loops are feedback channels from infrastructure and other services that can be monitored and analysed and then used to take appropriate actions on the system itself. This way we can build self sensing and self healing systems using Ansible. The talk takes the audience through various use cases and examples of using Ansible in a very new and different way. People can make use of their existing Ansible playbooks and with some minor implementations create automated feedback loops to trigger maintenance playbooks. This adds event - trigger capabilities to Ansible and uses API capabilities of Tower for implementation. Learn more here.
Register and a confirmation email will be sent with directions on how to call into the demonstration.
When: Thursday, July 18
Time: 1:00 p.m. ET
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