Ansible for DevOps: Ansible Basics

Ansible 6    |    Beginner
  • 14 Videos | 1h 22m
  • Includes Assessment
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Ansible allows you to add easy to understand automation to your DevOps environment. No special coding skills are needed to use this tool so your teams can quickly improve productivity. In this course, you will learn about Ansible's key components, the different applications of automation, and the features available within the Ansible platform. You will learn about Ansible's key tools and commands, orchestration, and how to use patterns as well as their limitations. You'll also identify how to use playbooks, and learn how to use Ansible Vault for encryption. Finally, you'll learn about the possible use cases for the Ansible toolset in a modern DevOps practice. Upon completion, you'll be familiar with key concepts and be able to perform basic operations in Ansible.


  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    recognize the basics of what ansible is, its features, and its benefits
    identify key Ansible concepts, terms, and the basic command-line interface flags
    outline automation with Ansible and the many integrations it has to offer
    recognize the basic concepts of network automation and the types of networks that can be automated
    identify the key features of the Ansible Engine and how it differs from Ansible Tower
    identify the key features of the Ansible Tower and how it differs from Ansible Engine
  • identify the tools used with Ansible and the commands associated with the command-line tools
    outline how to use patterns, hosts, and groups, and recognize their limitations
    recognize the uses of orchestration, its key concepts, and the levels at which it can be used
    outline the uses of Ansible Vault, how to encrypt an existing file, and how to utilize encrypted variables
    outline playbooks, how to use them, and their basic syntax and structure
    identify the different use cases for Ansible, their features, and how they differ
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course



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