Chapter 2. Installing Ansible

This chapter covers the following subjects:

Understanding an Ansible Environment

Understanding Controller Host Requirements

Understanding Installation Methods

Configuring Managed Hosts

Configuring the Ansible User

The following RHCE exam objectives are covered in this chapter:

• Install and configure an Ansible control node

• Install required packages

• Configure Ansible managed nodes

• Create and distribute SSH keys to managed nodes

• Configure privilege escalation on managed nodes

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