The Ansible Inventory File tells Ansible about the hosts that it can connect to. For Ansible to automate a Linux Server, Network device or Cloud server it has to exist within the inventory (also known … [Read more...] about Ansible Inventory File
Ansible Tutorials for Network Engineers
Ansible Tutorials for network engineers covering Cisco configuration management, Juniper & F5. Coming Soon - Ansible Network Automation Training. Ansible Tower & Ansible AWX
Check out this Ansible Tutorial on how to use Ansible to backup cisco configurations.
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All posts below contain real world examples you can use today to start automating your network.
If you just just like watching a video the whole process is shown in the video below. How to Install Ansible Tower on Ubuntu 16.04 Video If you want the detailed steps in written format - … [Read more...] about How to install Ansible Tower on Ubuntu 16.04
Anisble is an open source automation platform which was purchased by Red Hat in October 2015. It is used heavily by the server admin community to administer and deploy updates and patches to linux … [Read more...] about What is Ansible?
In this Ansible IOS_Command Example post I will share a simple Ansible Playbook that will write an ACL to a Cisco Switch. This playbook will work equally well on any Cisco device and once you grasp … [Read more...] about Ansible IOS_Command Example
Today I attended AnsibleFest in London - this is a paid event and one of two conferences organised by Ansible running in 2017. The second one is running on September 7th in San Francisco More Info … [Read more...] about AnsibleFest London 2017 – Review
In Ansible version 2.2 the network credentials were coded into the playbook which made for a bit of a security issue. This meant anyone with access to the playbook had access to the user … [Read more...] about Ansible Network Passwords in 2.3
I had an issue with one of my Ansible modules recently and needed to make a change so I needed to locate the Python module. It was onto google searching "Where are Ansbile Modules Stored?" I could … [Read more...] about Where are Ansible Modules Stored?
In this Ansible Cisco tutorial for beginners I will take you from the very beginning, installing Ansible on Ubuntu, to setting up the folders and running through a simple playbook which … [Read more...] about Ansible Backup Cisco Config Tutorial
Ansible Network Automation Course Could Ansible be the Skill that Takes Your Career to the Next Level? If you’re a Network Engineer looking to add another skill to your toolbelt for … [Read more...] about