Administering Red Hat Linux 8 - Part 3

This course focuses on how to automate Linux systems with Ansible
Overview

The course, delivered on CentOS, teaches the skills needed to manage large numbers of systems and applications efficiently and consistently. You will learn the techniques needed to use Ansible® to automate provisioning, configuration, application deployment, and orchestration.

Course Code
Q5ClaTech257
Duration
5 Days
Delivery Style
Classroom
Course Type
Public or Private
Max Delegates
12
Available as Nutshell
No

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Who is this course for

This course is geared toward Linux system administrators, DevOps engineers, infrastructure automation engineers, and systems design engineers who are responsible for these tasks:

  • Automating configuration management
  • Ensuring consistent and repeatable application deployment
  • Provisioning and deployment of development, testing, and production servers
  • Integrating with DevOps continuous integration/continuous delivery workflows
You will learn how to
  • Install Ansible / Red Hat Ansible Engine on control nodes.
  • Create and update inventories of managed hosts and manage connections to them.
  • Automate administration tasks with Ansible Playbooks and ad hoc commands.
  • Write effective playbooks at scale.
  • Protect sensitive data used by Ansible with Ansible Vault.
  • Reuse code and simplify playbook development with Ansible roles.
Introduce Ansible

Describe Ansible concepts and install Red Hat Ansible Engine.

Deploy Ansible

Configure Ansible to manage hosts and run ad hoc Ansible commands.

Implement playbooks

Write a simple Ansible Playbook and run it to automate tasks on multiple managed hosts.

Manage variables and facts

Write playbooks that use variables to simplify management of the playbook and facts to reference information about managed hosts.

Implement task control

Manage task control, handlers, and task errors in Ansible Playbooks.

Deploy files to managed hosts

Deploy, manage, and adjust files on hosts managed by Ansible.

Manage large projects

Write playbooks that are optimized for larger, more complex projects.

Simplify playbooks with roles

Use Ansible roles to develop playbooks more quickly and to reuse Ansible code.

Troubleshoot Ansible

Troubleshoot playbooks and managed hosts.

Automate Linux administration tasks

Automate common Linux system administration tasks with Ansible.

Note: Course outline is subject to change with technology advances and as the nature of the underlying job evolves. For questions or confirmation on a specific objective or topic, contact us

Prerequisites

Delegates looking to attend this course should be of a Red Hat System Administrator standard and able to perform the core system administration skills required in Red Hat Enterprise Linux environments.