Ansible for the Absolute Beginner - Hands-On - DevOps

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In the world of DevOps, Ansible is the game-changer, streamlining automation and making complex tasks a breeze. This course is your gateway to becoming an Ansible expert.

You'll begin with the fundamentals, mastering Ansible's configuration and YAML syntax. Then, explore Ansible inventory and variables. Dive into creating playbooks, applying conditionals, and harnessing loops. Learn about Ansible modules and plugins to automate tasks efficiently. As you progress, discover Ansible handlers, roles, and collections, all essential for managing complex configurations. Advanced topics like templating using Jinja2 templates are covered in detail.

The course culminates with hands-on appendices, guiding you through setting up your lab environment to practice and apply what you've learned. Whether you're new to DevOps or looking to enhance your automation skills, this course equips you with the knowledge and practical experience you need.

What You Will Learn

  • Master Ansible basics and its role in DevOps
  • Explore YAML for configuration
  • Create Ansible Inventory Files and comprehend their importance in Ansible automation
  • Learn all about Ansible Variables, Modules, and Playbooks
  • Implement conditionals and loops within Ansible Playbooks
  • Automate the provisioning and deployment of web servers


Ideal for System Administrators, Cloud Infrastructure Engineers, and Automation Engineers, this course is also beginner-friendly for those new to automation, even without coding experience. Whether you're looking to streamline system management, optimize cloud infrastructure, or explore automation's potential, this course offers a versatile and accessible learning opportunity for you.

Basic Linux knowledge is essential for understanding the course, and having a Linux system, though not mandatory, will enrich your learning.

About The Author

Mumshad Mannambeth: Mumshad, an IT Solutions Architect, specializes in Cloud Native Computing, Automation, and DevOps. As the founder of KodeKloud, a Certified Kubernetes Training Partner, he's deeply passionate about technology and education. His teaching philosophy revolves around the belief that the best way to learn is through hands-on experience and an enjoyable approach. Mumshad has authored multiple courses on DevOps, Cloud, and Automation, emphasizing interactive, hands-on learning experiences.

KodeKloud, an online training institution, is dedicated to delivering top-tier, practical training in DevOps and Automation Technologies, including Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, and more. With a global student base of over 500,000, KodeKloud's courses provide engaging and interactive ways to learn new technology, making the learning process both enjoyable and insightful.

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  • Title: Ansible for the Absolute Beginner - Hands-On - DevOps
  • Author(s): Mumshad Mannambeth
  • Release date: December 2020
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781789132427