Configuration Management with Ansible

Duration : 4 Days (32 Hours)

Configuration Management with Ansible Course Overview:

The Configuration Management with Ansible certification equips individuals with the knowledge and skills to automate and standardize IT infrastructure setup using Ansible. Key areas of focus include playbook creation, managing variables and facts, configuring network devices, and orchestration. This certification is widely embraced by IT, telecom, e-commerce, and finance sectors for its simplicity and scalability. Ansible ensures consistent application deployment and updates, reducing manual configuration errors. It simplifies complex tasks and enhances cross-platform coordination for smoother operations. This certification validates the expertise required by system administrators and developers to secure and manage network devices effectively using Ansible.

Intended Audience:

  • IT professionals responsible for managing systems and infrastructure.
  • Developers working on deployment pipelines.
  • Systems Administrators interested in automating management tasks.
  • Network Engineers aiming to streamline processes.
  • Individuals seeking career advancement in IT automation.
  • Any tech enthusiast interested in learning about Ansible configuration management.

Learning Objectives of Configuration Management with Ansible:

  • Install and configure Ansible.
  • Author and execute Ansible playbooks.
  • Manage variables and inclusions.
  • Troubleshoot Ansible configurations.
  • Utilize Ansible features for cloud, network, or virtualization management.
  • Understand Jinja2 templates.
  • Work with Ansible Tower and Ansible AWX.
  • Secure Ansible communication.
  • Automate routine tasks.
  • Apply best practices for Ansible configuration management.

 Chapter 1 – Introduction to Configuration Management with Ansible

  • Ansible: An Introduction
  • Current IT Automation State
  • Configuration Management
  • Ansible History
  • Introducing Ansible
  • How Ansible Works
  • Dataflow

 Chapter 2 – Understanding of Ansible Framework

  • Case Study
  • Ansible Way of Configuration Management
  • Infrastructure as a Code (IaC)
  • Idempotency
  • Ansible Terminology

 Chapter 3 – Ansible Deployment

  • Pre-Requisites for Controller Node
  • Installation and Configuration
  • Ansible Configuration File
  • Pre-Requisites for Managed Node
  • Ansible Inventory
  • Ansible Communication
  • Ansible Architecture

 Chapter 4 – Ad-Hoc Execution with Ansible

  • Ansible Modules
  • Ad-Hoc Remote Executions
  • Ansible Commands
  • Connections and Privilege Escalations

 Chapter 5 – Ansible Playbooks

  • YAML Structure
  • Ansible Playbooks
  • Playbooks Structure
  • Playbooks Syntax Checks
  • Playbooks Smoke Test
  • Playbooks Real-Time Run
  • Playbook Examples 1

 Chapter 6 – Variables in Ansible

  • Ansible Variables: An Introduction
  • 1 Defining Variable in Ansible Cod
  • Use Cases
  • Ansible Facts
  • Facts in Playbooks
  • Disabling Facts

 Chapter 7 – Conditionals, Loops and Handlers

  • Conditionals in Ansible
  • Loops in Ansible
  • Handlers in Ansible

 Chapter 8 – Ansible Roles

  • Introduction
  • Directory Structure
  • Role Creation
  • Include and Dependency Management

 Chapter 9 – Ansible Vault

  • Introduction
  • Real-Time Example with Ansible Vault

 Chapter 10 – Ansible Galaxy

  • Ansible Galaxy: An Overview
  • Real-Time Example with Ansible Galaxy

 Chapter 11 – Ansible Playbook Optimization

  • Copy and Fetch Modules
  • Facts
  • Forks
  • Serial & Max_Fail_Percentage
  • Asynchronous Action and Pooling
  • Delegate
  • Ignore Failed Commands
  • Tags
  • Jinja2 Templates
  • Dry-Run

Configuration Management with Ansible Course Prerequisites:

• Basic understanding of Linux/Unix system fundamentals
• Familiarity with Command Line Interface (CLI)
• Knowledge of YAML language
• Understanding of software development lifecycle & cloud technologies
• Some experience with managing servers (not mandatory but beneficial)
• Prior learning or experience in IT workflow automation.

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  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
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