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Introduction to Ansible: The Fundamentals
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Introduction to Ansible: The Fundamentals

Taught in English

Anju M Dominic

Instructor: Anju M Dominic

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1 hour 15 minutes
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4.4

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What you'll learn

  • 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

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Learn, practice, and apply job-ready skills with expert guidance

Beginner level

Recommended experience

1 hour 15 minutes
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.4

(140 reviews)

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About this Guided Project

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

Recommended experience

Basic understanding of Linux fundamentals

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Anju M Dominic
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  • Available only on desktop

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