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Ansible Fundamentals

by Tim Warner

This course will teach you how to automate the configuration of systems, deployment of software, and orchestration of more complex IT tasks, ultimately enabling you to manage complex, multi-tier IT infrastructure with ease and efficiency.

What you'll learn

Managing IT systems manually can be time-consuming, error-prone, and difficult to standardize. Automation is the solution to these challenges, and Ansible is a leading tool in this domain. In this course, Ansible Fundamentals, you’ll learn to automate your IT infrastructure, thereby enhancing efficiency and reducing errors.

First, you’ll explore the foundations of Ansible, its architecture, and components, paving the way for you to set up your own Ansible environment. Next, you’ll dive into Ansible's core elements - playbooks and modules, empowering you to automate a vast array of system administration tasks. Finally, you’ll understand how to manage inventories, utilize variables for customization, and delve into advanced topics like roles and templates.

By the end of this course, you’ll have gained the knowledge and skills needed to use Ansible effectively, equipping you to automate and manage your IT infrastructure with increased proficiency and reliability.

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About the author

Timothy Warner is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Cloud and Datacenter Management who is based in Nashville, TN. His professional specialties include Microsoft Azure, cross-platform PowerShell, and all things Windows Server-related. You can reach Tim via Twitter (@TechTrainerTim), LinkedIn or his blog,

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