3+ Hours of Video Instruction
Hands-on Ansible LiveLessons is focused on hands-on training by providing the learner with 3 hours of practical tutorials in the form of lightboard explanations and demonstrations in order to get started with Ansible, including up-front access to all configuration files so they can jump right in.
Hands-on Ansible LiveLessons is focused on providing real-world training through practical tutorials in the form of lightboard explanations and demonstrations. In order to immediately get started with Kubernetes, up-front access to all configuration files is provided.
In Hands-on Ansible LiveLessons, Sander van Vugt clearly and succinctly explains Configuration Management, and the role that Ansible plays in it, as well as how to set up an Ansible environment. He'll dig into Ad-hoc commands, and how to automate working with Ad-hoc commands by using playbooks, as well as variables and facts. Task control options, managing files using Ansible, and using roles are also covered. Lastly, the author will discuss Ansible Tower and how this web-based platform will help make managing Ansible easier. Sander van Vugt has presented on dozens of Linux, Ansible, and Kubernetes courses; live training sessions; and has written multiple books.
Supplemental files for this course are located at https://github.com/sandervanvugt/handson-ansible.
About the Instructor
Sander van Vugt has been teaching Linux classes since 1995 and has written more than 60 books about different Linux-related topics, including the best-selling RHCSA-RHCE 7 Cert Guide. Sander is also the author of more than 25 video courses, including Kubernetes Fundamentalsand Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD). He teaches courses for customers around the world, and is also a regular speaker on major conferences related to open source software. Sander is also the founder of the Living Open Source Foundation, a non-profit organization with a focus on teaching Open Source to talent in Africa.
Learn How To
- Manage IT infrastructure with Ansible by following examples
- Understand Ansible in just a few hours
- Get a feel for Ansible before focusing on Ansible Certification exams
Who Should Take This Course
- System Administrators that want to manage IT Infrastructure with Ansible
- Anyone interested in learning all you need to know about Ansible in just a few hours
- 3 Virtual machines, running a recent version of CentOS
Lesson 1, "Understanding Configuration Management," provides a short introduction to configuration management. It discusses the different options that exist, and how configuration management is different from managing configuration using shell scripts.
Lesson 2, "Setting up an Ansible Environment," shows how to set up an Ansible environment. It includes information on basic host configuration, as well as the common components that are required to manage servers using Ansible.
Lesson 3, "Working with Ad-hoc Commands and Modules," discusses how to work with Ad-hoc commands, which allow for Ansible to manage the managed devices without using playbook files. Working with Ansible modules is also covered.
Lesson 4, "Using Playbooks," teaches you how to manage configuration with playbook, as well as YAML, and how to get started running some basic playbooks.
Lesson 5, "Managing Variables and Facts," teaches you how to work with facts and variables.
Lesson 6, "Using Task Control," shows how to make the execution of tasks conditional by using the different task control options that Ansible has to offer, including loops and items, when, as well as handlers.
Lesson 7, "Managing Files," shows how to manage files with templates and Jinja2, as well as having a look at some essential modules for managing files.
Lesson 8, "Using Roles," will discuss working with Roles, which allows for the standardized components in Ansible. This lesson also explains standard roles as provided by Ansible Galaxy.
Lesson 9, "Using Ansible Tower," will discuss this powerful web-based platform that allows enterprise users to manage Ansible in an easy and scalable way.
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Table of contents
- Lesson 1: Understanding Configuration Management
- Lesson 2: Setting up an Ansible Environment
- Lesson 3: Working with Ad-hoc Commands and Modules
- Lesson 4: Using Playbooks
- Lesson 5: Managing Variables and Facts
- Lesson 6: Using Task Control
- Lesson 7: Managing Files
- Lesson 8: Using Roles
- Lesson 9: Using Ansible Tower
- Title: Hands-on Ansible
- Release date: March 2020
- Publisher(s): Pearson IT Certification
- ISBN: 0136746179
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