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Integrating Ansible with GitHub Actions

by Henry Been

This course will teach you how to run Ansible playbooks using GitHub Actions. You will learn how to set up workflows and securely connect with the servers you manage.

What you'll learn

When your usage of Ansible playbooks increases, it becomes increasingly harder to run them securely and successfully by hand. In this course, Integrating Ansible with GitHub Actions, you’ll learn to run Ansible playbooks using GitHub Actions. First, you’ll explore GitHub Actions, triggers, and workflows, including automated validations in your workflows to prevent committing Ansible files that are not well-formatted. Next, you’ll discover how to create deployment pipelines for your Ansible playbooks to deploy updates automatically. Finally, you’ll learn different ways for securely connecting to your servers using GitHub actions. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of GitHub Actions needed to securely automate running Ansible playbooks.

About the author

Henry Been is an independent architect and developer from The Netherlands. He enjoys working with software development teams to create and deliver great software. His interests include the Azure cloud, Agile, DevOps, software architecture, and testable and maintainable software design and implementation. Besides his work, he is a conference speaker at international conferences, is the author of two books, and creates online training courses for Pluralsight and A Cloud Guru. For his work in the c... more

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