RH294 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Automation with Ansible

Duration: 5 days
Price: $3600

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Automation with Ansible (RH294) teaches the skills needed to manage large numbers of systems and applications efficiently and consistently. You will learn the techniques needed to use Ansible? to automate provisioning, configuration, application deployment, and orchestration. This course is based on Red Hat? Enterprise Linux? 8 and Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.8.

Course content summary:

  • Install Ansible / Red Hat Ansible Engine 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 with Ansible Vault.
  • Reuse code and simplify playbook development with Ansible roles.

Course Outline

  • Describe Ansible concepts and install Red Hat Ansible Engine.
  • Configure Ansible to manage hosts and run ad hoc Ansible commands.
  • Write a simple Ansible Playbook and run it to automate tasks on multiple managed hosts.
  • Write playbooks that use variables to simplify management of the playbook and facts to reference information about managed hosts.
  • Manage task control, handlers, and task errors in Ansible Playbooks.
  • Deploy, manage, and adjust files on hosts managed by Ansible.
  • Write playbooks that are optimized for larger, more complex projects.
  • Use Ansible roles to develop playbooks more quickly and to reuse Ansible code.
  • Troubleshoot playbooks and managed hosts.
  • Automate common Linux system administration tasks with Ansible.

This course is geared toward Linux system administrators, DevOps engineers, infrastructure automation engineers, and systems design engineers who are responsible for these tasks: Automating configuration management, ensuring consistent and repeatable application deployment, provisioning and deployment of development, testing, and production servers, integrating with DevOps continuous integration/continuous delivery workflows.

Prerequisite Knowledge:

Pass the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) exam (EX200), or demonstrate equivalent Red Hat Enterprise Linux knowledge and experience. In addition, take Red Hat's free assessment to gauge whether this offering is the best fit for your skills.

There is no certification associated with this class at this time.