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Using Ansible Modules to Manage Filesystems in Your Environment

Requirements change, and datacenters evolve. Being able to manage storage configurations on the fly is an important skill. Ansible allows for that using the `lvg`, `lvol`, `filesystem`, and `mount` modules. This lab will allow you to practice using those modules. *This course is not approved or sponsored by Red Hat.*

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon Oct 18, 2019

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Set up the New Disk with LVM, and Use the Logical Volume Name "AppDB2"

    This section of your playbook should look like:

       - name: Create the Volume Group
          vg: RHCE
          pvs: /dev/xvdg
       - name: Create Logical Volume
          lv: AppDB2
          vg: RHCE
          size: 10G
          pvs: /dev/xvdg
          state: present
  2. Challenge

    Format the Disk Using XFS

    This playbook section should look similar to:

       - name: Format the disk
          dev: /dev/RHCE/AppDB2
          fstype: xfs
  3. Challenge

    Mount the Disk

    This section of the playbook that looks like this:

       - name: Mount the disk
          fstype: xfs
          src: /dev/RHCE/AppDB2
          state: mounted
          path: /mnt/appdb2

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