Advanced Automation: Red Hat Ansible Best Practices

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Take your Red Hat Ansible Automation skills to the next level and manage automation at scale

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Advanced Automation: Red Hat Ansible Best Practices

Overview

Advanced Automation: Red Hat Ansible Best Practices (DO447) is for experienced Red Hat® Ansible® Automation users who want to take their Ansible skills to the next level, enabling scalable design and operation of Ansible Automation in the enterprise. You will explore better ways to automate tasks and use Red Hat Ansible Engine effectively, as well as how to leverage advanced features of Ansible to perform more complex tasks. You will also learn how to install and use Red Hat Ansible Tower to centrally coordinate your use of Ansible, control access to hosts and systems, and manage Ansible workflows through the web interface and the Red Hat Ansible Tower API.

Objectives

At the end of Advanced Automation: Red Hat Ansible Best Practices training course, participants will be able to

  • Investigate recommended practices for effective and efficient automation with Ansible.
  • Perform rolling updates with your Ansible Automation operations.
  • Use advanced features of Ansible to work with data, including filters and plugins.
  • Control applications through their REST API with Ansible Playbooks.
  • Implement Red Hat Ansible Tower to centrally coordinate and scale Red Hat Ansible Automation.
  • Leverage capabilities of Red Hat Ansible Tower to manage complex automation workflows.
  • Implement a CI/CD pipeline for your automation with Git and Red Hat Ansible Tower.

Prerequisites

  • Be a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA®), or demonstrate equivalent Red Hat Enterprise Linux knowledge and experience
  • Be a Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation or Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE®) on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, or demonstrate equivalent Ansible experience

Course Outline

Develop with recommended practices2021-12-12T14:59:14+05:30

Demonstrate and implement recommended practices for effective and efficient use of Ansible for automation.

Manage inventories2021-12-12T15:00:00+05:30

Use advanced features of Ansible to manage inventories.

Manage task execution2021-12-12T15:00:18+05:30

Control and optimize the execution of tasks by Ansible Playbooks.

Transform data with filters and plugins2021-12-12T15:00:36+05:30

Populate, manipulate, and manage data in variables using filters and plugins.

Coordinate rolling updates2021-12-12T15:00:53+05:30

Minimize downtime and ensure maintainability and simplicity of Ansible Playbooks by using the advanced features of Ansible to manage rolling updates.

Install and access Red Hat Ansible Tower2021-12-12T15:01:10+05:30

Explain what Red Hat Ansible Tower is and demonstrate a basic ability to navigate and use its web user interface.

Manage access with users and teams2021-12-12T15:01:27+05:30

Create user accounts and organize them into teams in Red Hat Ansible Tower, then assign the users and teams permissions to administer and access resources in the Ansible Tower service.

Manage inventories and credentials2021-12-12T15:01:46+05:30

Create inventories of machines to manage, then configure credentials necessary for Red Hat Ansible Tower to log in and run Ansible jobs on those systems.

Manage projects and launching Ansible jobs2021-12-12T15:02:03+05:30

Create projects and job templates in the web UI, using these tools to launch Ansible Playbooks that are stored in Git repositories in order to automate tasks on managed hosts.

Construct advanced job workflows2021-12-12T15:02:21+05:30

Use advanced features of job templates to improve performance, simplify customization of jobs, launch multiple jobs, schedule automatically recurring jobs, and provide notification of job results.

Communicate with APIs using Ansible2021-12-12T16:15:16+05:30

Interact with REST APIs with Ansible Playbooks and control Red Hat Ansible Tower using its REST API.

Manage advanced inventories2021-12-12T16:15:33+05:30

Administer inventories that are loaded from external files or generated dynamically from scripts or the Ansible Tower smart inventory feature.

Create a simple CI/CD pipeline with Ansible Tower2021-12-12T16:15:50+05:30

Build and operate a proof-of-concept CI/CD pipeline based on Ansible Automation and integrating Red Hat Ansible Tower.

Maintain Ansible Tower2021-12-12T16:16:18+05:30

Perform routine maintenance and administration of Red Hat Ansible Tower.

Perform a comprehensive review2021-12-12T16:16:36+05:30

Demonstrate skills learned in this course by configuring and operating a new organization in Ansible Tower using a provided specification, Ansible projects, and hosts to be provisioned and managed.

2022-08-04T16:31:45+05:30

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