Automating Administration Using Ansible on CentOS 8
Manage and automate Linux administration by mastering cutting-edge Ansible techniques
Updated on Sep, 2023
Language - English
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 – the RHCE has changed to manage your Linux estate with Ansible, the configuration management system owned by Red Hat. This video course not only helps you to develop the necessary Ansible skills, but it also allows you to prepare for the Red Hat Certification.
The course starts with an introduction to Ansible and Red Hat Certifications, covering the basics and installation process of Ansible on CentOS 8 and Debian based systems. Next, you’ll understand Ansible configuration, inventory, and ad-hoc commands. Moving along, you’ll get a solid understanding of Ansible playbooks and learn the process of creating a DevOps account. Moving along, you’ll work with facts, variables, files, templates, and configure SSH servers. As you advance, you’ll encrypt data using Ansible vault and learn how to deploy the Apache webserver. Next, you’ll become well-versed with the concepts of roles and understand the reason behind configuring the Amazon Web Server (AWS). Finally, you’ll manage storage using Ansible and create Linux scheduled tasks.
By the end of this course, you’ll develop the skills needed to automate Linux tasks using Ansible on CentOS 8, Ubuntu, and Raspberry PI.
Whether you are a Linux administrator or a Red Hat Certification (RCH) expert looking to develop skills to achieve the certification and manage Linux tasks using Ansible on CentOS 8, this course is for you.
What will you learn in this course:
- Create the Ansible configuration on the controller
- Manage SSH keys at the CLI using Ansible modules
- Create users with Playbooks
- Grasp the fundamentals needed to configure AWS instances
- Protect data using the ansible-vault command
- Create Cron and At jobs using Ansible
What are the prerequisites for this course?
- A basic understanding of Linux administration and some text editors like Vim is necessary to start this course.
Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course
Automating Linux Administration Using Ansible
- Introduction 01:28 01:28
- Understanding the Lab Setup 09:52 09:52
- Investigating the Labs 07:40 07:40
- Installing Ansible 04:04 04:04
- Installing Ansible on CentOS 8 04:24 04:24
- Installing Ansible on the Raspberry Pi 07:37 07:37
Ansible Configuration and Inventory
Running Ad-Hoc Commands in Ansible
Working with Ansible Playbooks
Managing User Accounts Using Ansible Playbooks
Creating a Dedicated Ansible Accounts
Working with Facts and Variables
Working with Files and Templates
Configuring the Secure Shell (SSH) Server
Encrypting Data Using Ansible Vault
Deploying the Apache Webserver
Using Roles to Streamline Ansible
Configuring AWS Instances Using Ansible
Managing Storage Using Ansible
Scheduling Linux Tasks
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