Automation with Ansible II: Ansible Tower


Introduction

Automation with Ansible II: Ansible Tower (DO409) is designed for Ansible site administrators who need to automate tasks on large numbers of managed nodes with extended teams or are responsible for centrally coordinating and logging Ansible operations. You will learn how to install Red Hat® Ansible Tower, use the web interface to manage access to resources and hosts, and create templates to start Ansible jobs.This course is based on Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.3 and Red Hat® Ansible Engine 2.7.

Overview

This course will teach students how to deploy and use Ansible Tower by Red Hat to manage their existing Ansible projects, playbooks, and roles, perform basic maintenance and administration of the Ansible Tower installation, and configure users and teams and use them to control access to systems, projects, and other resources through role-based access controls. Students will also learn to use the visual dashboard to centrally launch, control, and monitor Ansible jobs, use the Ansible Tower application programming interface (API) to launch jobs from existing templates, and automatically schedule Ansible jobs and update the host inventory.

Outcomes

Students should be able to demonstrate the following skills:
  • Deploy and use Ansible Tower to manage existing Ansible projects, playbooks, and roles.
  • Use the visual dashboard to centrally launch, control, and monitor Ansible jobs.
  • Configure users and teams and use them to control access to systems, projects, and other resources through role-based access controls.
  • Configure which hosts to manage through the web interface, dynamically, or from a file stored in Git version control.
  • Schedule recurring Ansible jobs.
  • Perform basic maintenance and administration of the Ansible Tower installation.
  • Use the Ansible Tower API to launch jobs from existing templates.

Audience

Linux system administrators, cloud administrators, and network administrators interested in centrally managing Ansible projects and playbook execution at scale with Ansible Tower by Red Hat.

Prerequisites

recommended prerequisites:

  • Successfully completed Automation with Ansible I (DO407) or equivalent experience with Ansible, Ansible playbooks, and roles
  • Have Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification in Red Hat Enterprise Linux or equivalent Linux system administration skills
  • Ansible Essentials: Simplicity in Automation Technical Overview (DO007)
  • Automation with Ansible I (DO407) or Automation with Ansible I with exam (DO408). 

On-Site Training

If you need training for three or more people, ask us about training at your site. You can enjoy the convenience of reduced travel cost and time, as well as a familiar environment for your staff. Additionally, we can customise the course for your business needs.




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