Introduction to Ansible: The Fundamentals

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Create a first Ansible playbook that takes care of setting up a running Nginx server in your system

Develop an Ansible role to customise a Nginx server with a specific landing page

1 hour 15 minutes
Beginner
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

Welcome to "Introduction to Ansible: The Fundamentals". In this guided project you will learn how to implement infrastructure as a code practice using Ansible, a configuration management tool. The task-based approach that we follow in our guided project will get you a better understanding of Ansible that comes very handy while working on your real-life project. . Most importantly you will leave this course with more confidence that will get you to work in Ansible more efficiently. Good luck as you get started, and I hope you enjoy the course! Happy learning !!!!!

Skills you will develop

  • Linux

  • Devops

  • Configuration Management

  • Ansible

  • Infrastructure As Code

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Creation of your first infrastructure code using Ansible playbook

  2. Develop an Ansible playbook that starts Nginx service and enables it at boot time

  3. Create handlers in Ansible that gets triggered only if a task is executed successfully and making a change in the server

  4. Develop a reusable and modular infrastructure using Ansible roles

  5. Create a complex Ansible role that customises our Nginx server

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In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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