Understand core Ansible concepts
Write an Ansible Playbook using the concepts
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In this course, we are going to focus on the following learning objectives: - Understand core Ansible concepts - Write an Ansible Playbook using the concepts By the end of this course, you will have a solid grasp constructing Ansible Playbooks. You will be ready to work with Ansible in your own environments from the ground up. In this 1-hour long project-based course on Ansible for DevOps: Write your first Playbook, you will work with some of the core concepts of Ansible. We will be setting up servers which will act as one control machine and multiple host machines. We will then configure Ansible on our clean Ubuntu server. We will learn the core concepts that make up a Playbook including Plays, Tasks, Modules, Notify Handlers and Var injection. You will get to write your own Playbook which will use the learned concepts. We will learn how to make changes in our Playbooks and see how that affects our host machines. By the end of this course you will be comfortable going forward building your own Ansible files, and accessing the documentation yourself. Please note this course requires you to have a credit card to be able to set up your own Linode account if you don’t already have one.
In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:
What is Ansible?
Playbooks, Plays, Tasks and Modules
Install Ansible on control machine, and launch multiple host machines to target
Add our host machines to hosts/inventory file and set up SSH keys
Writing Our first Playbook - Part 1
Writing Our first Playbook - Part 2
Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required
In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step
Are Guided Projects available on desktop and mobile?
Because your workspace contains a cloud desktop that is sized for a laptop or desktop computer, Guided Projects are not available on your mobile device.
Who are the instructors for Guided Projects?
Guided Project instructors are subject matter experts who have experience in the skill, tool or domain of their project and are passionate about sharing their knowledge to impact millions of learners around the world.
Can I download the work from my Guided Project after I complete it?
You can download and keep any of your created files from the Guided Project. To do so, you can use the “File Browser” feature while you are accessing your cloud desktop.
How much experience do I need to do this Guided Project?
At the top of the page, you can press on the experience level for this Guided Project to view any knowledge prerequisites. For every level of Guided Project, your instructor will walk you through step-by-step.
Can I complete this Guided Project right through my web browser, instead of installing special software?
Yes, everything you need to complete your Guided Project will be available in a cloud desktop that is available in your browser.
What is the learning experience like with Guided Projects?
You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.
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