Automation with Ansible Playbooks - Hands On !!

This course introduces Ansible to the absolute beginners & System Admins to enhance skills towards Ansible.

Automation with Ansible Playbooks - Hands On !!
Automation with Ansible Playbooks - Hands On !!
What you'll learn
  • Introducing Ansible-Overview of Ansible Architecture
  • Implementation of Ansible Playbooks
  • Automate Linux Patching using Ansible
  • Various Labs to understand the Ansible Playbook for Linux Servers Patching
  • Managing Variables & Inclusions
  • Various Labs on Implementing Playbooks from real IT Industry Environment
  • Gain sufficient skills to perform core system administration Automation
  • Implementing Tasks Controls
  • Overview of Ansible Installation
  • Online/Offline Ansible installation
  • Ansible Conditionals
  • Ansible Modules
  • Industrial Live overview of Automation tool using Ansible with Shell Scripting
  • Ansible Handlers
  • Ansible Loops
  • Deploying Ansible
  • Writing YAML Files
  • Ansible Roles
  • How do we create Ansible Roles
  • Industrial project of stop/start control m appl/db

 

 

 

 

Requirements
  • PC or Laptop with internet Connection
  • There is no formal prerequisites for this course; however, previous system administrator experience on other operating system would be very beneficial.
 
Description

Mastering Ansible Step by Step

 

Course Contents

 

1 Introducing Ansible

  • Overview of Ansible Architecture

  • Ansible Components

  • Overview of Ansible Deployments

  • Describing Ansible Inventory

  • Summary

2 Deploying Ansible

  • Installing Ansible

  • Guided Exercise: Installing Ansible

  • Managing Ansible Configuration Files

  • Guided Exercise: Managing Ansible Configuration Files

  • Running Ad Hoc Commands

  • Guided Exercise: Running Ad Hoc Commands

  • Managing Dynamic Inventory

  • Guided Exercise: Managing Dynamic Inventory

  • Lab: Deploying Ansible

  • Summary

3 Ansible Installation on Red Hat Linux 8

  • Overview of Ansible Installation

  • Online Ansible Installation

  • User's Account Setup for Passwordless Authentication

  • Offline Ansible Installation ( When there is no internet available on Control Node )

4 Implementing Playbooks

  • Writing YAML Files

  • Guided Exercise: Writing YAML Files

  • Implementing Modules

  • Guided Exercise: Implementing Modules

  • Implementing Ansible Playbooks

  • Guided Exercise: Implementing Ansible Playbooks

  • Lab: Implementing Playbooks

  • Summary

5 Managing Variables and Inclusions

  • Managing Variables

  • Guided Exercise: Managing Variables

  • Managing Facts 

  • Guided Exercise: Managing Facts

  • Managing Inclusions

  • Guided Exercise: Managing Inclusions

  • Lab: Managing Variables and Inclusions 

6 Implementing Task Control

  • Constructing Flow Control

  • Guided Exercise: Constructing Flow Control

  • Implementing Handlers

  • Guided Exercise: Implementing Handlers

  • Implementing Tags

  • Guided Exercise: Implementing Tags

  • Handling Errors

  • Guided Exercise: Handling Errors

  • Lab: Implementing Task Control

  • Summary

7. Ansible Roles

  • About Ansible Roles

  • How do we create Ansible Roles

  • Lab Session to create roles

8. Industrial project to Automate Patching on Multiple Linux Server using Ansible Playbook

  • Overview about Linux Patching

  • Automate Linux Patching using Ansible

  • Verify application/Database processes are running or not

  • Decision point to start patching

  • Upgrade all the packages on the server

  • Check if reboot required after the kernel update

  • Install the specific kernel version using Ansible Playbook.

  • Various Labs to understand the Ansible Playbook for patching

9. Industrial project for Stop/Start Control M appl/db

  • Overview of project

  • Designing of Ansible playbooks 

  • Lab Sessions

10.  Create Automation tool using Ansible & Shell

  • Overview of Automation Tool

  • Concept of Automation Tool

  • Communication between Ansible Server with managed hosts

  • Front look of Automation Tool

  • What we are achieving from this Automation tool.

  • Pre-validation Configuration (To capture pre-change configuration details)

  • User Administration

       1. User Creation
       2. User Removal
       3. Group Add
       4. Password Reset

  • Run Ad Hoc Command

  • Health Check Statistics

      1. Memory Utilization
      2. CPU Utilization
      3. Overall I/O Activities
      4. Reports run queue and load average
      5. Top Memory Consuming processes
      6. Top CPU Consuming Processes
      7. Shared Memory

  • Design of Automation Tool

  • Design Front Look using case statement

  • Practice Lab Session on case Statement -1

  • Practice Lab Session on case Statement -2

  • Color Fonts in desinging the tool

  • Headline & Selecting the target servers

  • Lab sessions

     

  • Shell Scripting

      1. If..else..elif statement
      2. Loops
      3. Sed – Stream Editot
      4. Awk

  • The case esac statement

  • Last lecture

Who this course is for:
  • IT professionals across a broad range of disciplines who need to perform essesntial administration tasks and automation.
  • Graduate Students and also for those who are looking for a job in Automation using Ansible (RedHat Linux) & wants to get hands-on practical experience on Automation & build up a base on Ansible.

 

 

 

 

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