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Learning Ansible 2 - Second Edition by Fabio Alessandro Locati

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Chapter 10. Introducing Ansible for Enterprises

In this chapter, we will discuss the state of Ansible on different OSes. We'll also take a look at Ansible Galaxy and Ansible Tower.

We'll explore the following topics:

  • Ansible on Windows
  • Ansible for networking devices
  • Ansible Galaxy
  • Ansible Tower

Ansible on Windows

Ansible version 1.7 started being able to manage Windows machines with a few basic modules. After the acquisition of Ansible by Red Hat, a lot of effort has been put into this task by Microsoft and many other companies and people. By the time of the 2.1 release, Ansible's ability to manage Windows machines was close to being complete. Some modules have been extended to work seamlessly on Unix and Windows, while in other cases, the Windows logic ...

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