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Implementing DevOps with Ansible 2 by Jonathan McAllister

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Introducing Ansible Modules

Ansible modules represent the preferred way of connecting Ansible (and automating) with other software solutions. At the time of writing of this book, Ansible has the ability to integrate with a multitude of external software and hardware solutions. Some of the more obvious integrations we have already discovered include the following:

  • Linux (OS and packages)
  • Filesystem management
  • Package management

These basic modules that we have discussed so far are obvious for introductory playbook creation and management, but did you know that Ansible integrates with JIRA, Slack, Git, Artifactory, Jenkins, and much much more. Ansible module's exhaustive integration has been broken down within the Ansible documentation into ...

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