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Ansible Essentials: Simplicity in Automation Technical Overview

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Learn the basics of Ansible automation and configuration management, and more

Ansible Essentials: Simplicity in Automation Technical Overview (DO007) is a series of on-demand, online videos that introduces you to Ansible automation and configuration management, provisioning, deploying, and managing compute infrastructure across cloud, virtual, and physical environments with Ansible.

Course overview

Through online, on-demand videos, you will learn the basics of Ansible and watch a simple Ansible playbook be created from start to finish.

Note: You can view all videos or only the ones that interest you. There are no hands-on labs or course completion recognition associated with this course.

Audience for this course

IT leaders, administrators, engineers, architects, and anyone else seeking a high-level understanding of Ansible and to learn to build Ansible from the ground up.

Prerequisites for this course

We recommend having basic Linux® system administration skills.

Outline for this course

Video 1. Ansible Essentials Introduction
Video 2. What is Ansible and the Ansible Way?
Video 3. How Ansible Works
Video 4. Ad-Hoc Commands (and demonstration)
Video 5. Introduction to Playbooks (and demonstration)
Video 6. Introduction to Roles (and demonstration)
Video 7. Creating the Roles Structure with Ansible-Galaxy (and demonstration)
Video 8. Breaking an Existing Playbook into a Role (and demonstration)
Video 9. Creating a New Role (and demonstration)
Video 10. Utilizing Roles in your Main Playbooks (and demonstration)
Video 11. Overview of Ansible Tower (and demonstration)

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