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Learning Ansible 2 - Second Edition by Fabio Alessandro Locati

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Installing Ansible

Installing Ansible is rather quick and simple. You can use the source code directly, by cloning it from the GitHub project (https://github.com/ansible/ansible), install it using your system's package manager, or use Python's package management tool (pip). You can use Ansible on any Windows, Mac, or UNIX-like system. Ansible doesn't require any databases and doesn't need any daemons running. This makes it easier to maintain Ansible versions and upgrade without any breaks.

We'd like to call the machine where we will install Ansible our Ansible workstation. Some people also refer to it as the command center.

Installing Ansible using the system's package manager

It is possible to install Ansible using the system's package manager and ...

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