Administration Tasks: Practical Automation Using Tools

Automation    |    Intermediate
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To exploit IT automation fully, support engineers must know how to identify and use the correct processes and tools. In this course, you'll leverage design thinking in enterprise automation strategy, examining the role of scripting languages and protocols, the considerations when selecting automation tools and scripts, and the targets to configure for automated notifications and alerts. Next, you'll learn how to write batch files to automate repetitive tasks, set up automation environments for command-line tasks, and write Bash scripts to automate Git workflows. Finally, you'll practice how to automate builds with Jenkins on Ubuntu and share artifacts in the Artifactory repository. You'll learn how to automate AWS EC2 instance provisioning, configure mail servers to generate automated emails, and use cloud-based email services for automation.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    describe how to leverage design thinking in enterprise automation strategy to adopt the correct, scalable automation mindset
    specify which features of scripting languages play a critical role in automating repetitive tasks
    write batch files to automate repetitive tasks in the management of Windows resources
    set up automation environments that can read scripts and automate repetitive command-line tasks
    write Bash scripts to automate Git workflows for the management of code in remote repositories
    list the key factors support engineers need to consider when selecting the right automation tools and scripts
  • demonstrate how to automate builds with Jenkins on Ubuntu and how to share the artifacts in the Artifactory repository
    use Ansible to automate the provisioning of AWS EC2 instances
    describe the role of protocols that help diversified and distributed system components benefit from automation
    list the various targets that can be configured to facilitate automated notifications and alerts when alert conditions are met
    configure mail servers to generate automated emails using server and client capabilities
    set up and use cloud-based email services designed to help digital marketers and application developers send marketing, notification, and transactional emails
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

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    Course Overview
    1m 26s
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    Design Thinking in Enterprise Automation Strategy
    3m 59s
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    Scripting Language Features
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    Using Batch Files for Automation
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    Using Scripts to Set up Automation
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    Using Scripts to Automate Code Management
    6m 51s
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    Selecting the Right Automation Tools
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    Automating Builds
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    Automating Instance Provisioning
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    Protocols for Automation
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    Targets Facilitating Automation
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    Configuring Mail Servers to Automate Mail Tasks
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    Setting up Automated Cloud-based Email Services
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    Course Summary
    1m 48s

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