Integrated Performance Improvement

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Automation with Ansible (RH294)


Learn how to automate Linux system administration tasks with Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Automation with Ansible (RH294) is designed for Linux administrators and developers who need to automate repeatable and error-prone steps for system provisioning, configuration, application deployment, and orchestration.

This course is based on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 9 and Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 2.2.


Install Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform on control nodes.
Create and update inventories of managed hosts and manage connections to them.
Automate administration tasks with Ansible Playbooks and ad hoc commands.
Write effective playbooks at scale.
Protect sensitive data used by Ansible Automation
Platform with Ansible Vault.
Reuse code and simplify playbook development with Ansible Roles and Ansible Content Collections.

Course Outline:

1 – Introduce Ansible

  • Describe the fundamental concepts of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform and how it is used, and install Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform.

2 – Implement an Ansible playbook

  • Create an inventory of managed hosts, write a simple Ansible playbook, and run the playbook to automate tasks on those hosts.

3 – Manage variables and facts

  • Write playbooks that use variables to simplify management of the playbook and facts to reference information about managed hosts.

4 – Implement task control

  • Manage task control, handlers, and task errors in Ansible Playbooks.

5 – Deploy files to managed hosts

  • Deploy, manage, and adjust files on hosts managed by Ansible.

6 – Manage complex plays and playbooks

  • Write playbooks that are optimized for larger, more complex plays and playbooks.

7 – Simplify playbooks with roles

  • Use Ansible roles to develop playbooks more quickly and to reuse Ansible code.

8 – Troubleshoot Ansible

  • Troubleshoot playbooks and managed hosts.

    9 – Automate Linux administration tasks

    • Automate common Linux system administration tasks with Ansible.

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