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 credentials. In version 2.3 that issue has been resolved and all network credentials have been removed from the playbook. Ansible network […]
Ansible Tutorials for Network Engineers - Examples & Videos
Ansible Tutorials for network engineers covering Cisco configuration management, Juniper & F5. Coming Soon - Ansible Network Automation Training. Ansible Tower & Ansible AWX
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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 not find any information around this question. So after a lot of research I found the answer and […]
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 will backup the configuration of a Cisco router. I will say that I am not a Linux expert so if you notice any Linux errors […]
Ansible network automation course Get Started for only £19.95 Learn how to Install Ansible Install Ansible V2.8 on Ubuntu & Centos. Version control with GIT Learn how to version control your playbooks with GIT and GitHub automate repetitive tasks You will learn how to write playbooks to backup Cisco Routers and Switches and perform simple […]