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Getting Started with Ansible on Windows

by JP Toto

This course will show you how to use Ansible, an open source orchestration framework, to deploy configuration and features to Windows servers using automated scripts called playbooks.

What you'll learn

In this course, Getting Started with Ansible on Windows, you will learn how to automate the deployment and configuration of Windows servers using Ansible, an open source orchestration framework. First, you'll learn how to write modular and reusable configuration scripts, called "playbooks." Next, you'll dig into configuring Windows features, installing applications, and provisioning local virtual machines. Finally, you'll tie it all together with Ansible Tower, a graphical web front-end to marshall all your server resources in one interface. By the end of this course, you'll be ready to use Ansible to configure your servers faster, easier, and more consisatently.

About the author

JP is a recovering enterprise consultant now living in the SaaS software products world. He has been writing C# for about ten years and has more recently picked up Ruby, Python, and some occasional GoLang, although recently Devops is where his heart has been. He makes his home in Philadelphia, PA where he works in financial technology at a great company called eMoney Advisor. He smokes his own bacon and is a sucker for delicious cured meats.

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