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Jan 30, 2020
1h 19m

Managing servers on a Windows network with no tooling can be difficult and tedious, and trying to manually make changes consistently across a network of dozens or hundreds of servers on an Active Directory domain will invariably lead to mistakes. In this course, Getting Started with Ansible on Windows, you will see example scenarios from the role of DevOps Administrator at Globomantics corporation. First, you'll learn about Ansible modules and why they're important. Next, you will explore how to write Ansible playbooks to fully configure your web and database application servers. Finally, you will discover how to write Ansible roles to organize your code into manageable and predictable collections. By the end of this course, you will know how to use Ansible to fully automate the configuration and deployment of the application servers in a consistent, repeatable process.

About the author
About the author

JP is a recovering enterprise consultant now living in the SaaS software products world.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
[Autogenerated] Hi, everyone. My name is J. P to to on welcome to my course getting started using answerable on Windows. I'm a senior infrastructure engineer at Hash Corp. Did you know that answerable is one of the most widely used configuration management systems in the world? Did you also know it has first class support for Microsoft Windows, even on Active Directory domains? In this course, we're going to take on the role of DevOps engineer tasked with deploying fully configured Windows servers for application environments. Some of the major topics will cover include learning about cancel modules and why they're important writing answerable playbooks to fully configure our web and database application servers and writing and XAML rolls to organize our code into manageable and predictable collections. By the end of this course, you'll know how to effectively use answerable to manage the configuration of Windows servers on an Active Directory domain, all with the free and open source answerable configuration system. Before beginning this course, you should be familiar with Microsoft Windows Server and have a bit of experience on the Linux command line. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn, answerable with the getting started with danceable on Windows course at Pluralsight