Questions

  1. What is Ansible, and how is it different from running a simple shell script?
  2. What is an Ansible inventory?
  3. Why is it generally beneficial to code your tasks into roles rather than single large playbooks?
  4. Which templating language does Ansible make use of?
  5. Can you override variables in Ansible?
  6. Why would you use the Ansible template module in place of a simple search and replace operation?
  7. How might you make use of Ansible facts to improve the flow of your playbook?

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