Red Hat Ansible Automation

Simple, agentless IT automation technology

Red Hat® Ansible® Automation is automation software powered by Red Hat Ansible Engine—an execution engine with hundreds of modules that can automate all aspects of IT environments and processes—and Red Hat Ansible Tower—a management interface that can integrate with other services.

Features & benefits

Start right away

Ansible Automation is agentless, so there’s no software to install on the things you’re automating.

Designed for people

Ansible Automation uses approachable, understandable language—called YAML—that everyone in an IT organization can recognize.

Tackle complex challenges

Ansible Tower helps teams manage complex deployments by adding control and delegation options to everything you’re automating.

Reduce repetition

Ansible Automation talks to your systems, applications, and tools, to consolidate and coordinate tasks.

Start with security

Automate multiple classes of security solutions to respond to security threats in a coordinated, unified way.

Innovate with the community

Get involved in the AWX Project, Ansible Tower’s upstream community.

Automation for environments of every size

Ansible Automation includes Ansible Tower, Ansible Engine, and Red Hat Ansible Network Automation. Each product can be used alone to fulfill specific automation needs, but they work best together as part of the entire Ansible Automation solution.

Ansible Tower is an framework for controlling, securing, and managing automation through a user interface and RESTful application programming interface (API). It’s designed to help medium-to-large enterprises, operations, and distributed teams scale and operationalize a company-wide automation strategy.

With Red Hat Ansible Tower, you get:

  • A graphical user interface dashboard
  • Role-based access control
  • Job scheduling
  • Graphical inventory management
  • Multi-playbook workflow
  • RESTful APIs
  • External logging integrations
  • Real-time job status updates
  • Red Hat Technical Support team
  • Red Hat Customer Portal access

Red Hat Ansible Engine is an execution engine and hundreds of modules that lets developers, engineers, small teams, and playbook writers automate routine activities.

With Red Hat Ansible Engine, you get:

  • Support for the execution engine
  • Lifecycle support for core modules
  • Red Hat Technical Support team
  • Red Hat Customer Portal access
  • Integration with Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat Ansible Network Automation includes Ansible Tower, Ansible Engine, and Red Hat Support for specific networking modules. Ansible Network Automation takes automation from compute nodes to network nodes.

With Red Hat Ansible Network Automation, you can:

  • Automation network stacks from system to access to core services
  • Test and validate existing network states
  • Continuously monitor compliance to check network configurations for drift

Rely on Red Hat

Our subscriptions come with award-winning support; the industry's largest ecosystem of partners, customers, and experts; hardware certifications; and a connection to open source communities where we source the best features and harden them for our enterprise products.

Need more support? You can also rely on our Technical Account Managers to help you solve your IT challenges.

Services & programs

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Our consultants can show you how to use Red Hat Ansible Automation to streamline your automation practices and processes.

Partner program

Red Hat Connect is a partner community where we work together to build ideal customer solutions and support the services you provide with our products.

Developer opportunities

Contribute roles—which can be plugged into Ansible Playbooks—to the Ansible Galaxy community, check out Ansible Tower’s AWX community, or all the Ansible Automation documentation.

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