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Linux Administration with Ansible: Writing Ansible Playbooks

by Andrew Mallett

Creating Ansible Playbooks allows you to create repeatable configurations that will be reliably correct. This course will teach you to write, understand, and execute Ansible Playbooks.

What you'll learn

Having repeatably correct configurations that can be replayed as they are needed, not only provides for long-term success in the production environment, it allows the production environment to be recreated in your test environment for development. In this course, Linux Administration with Ansible: Writing Ansible Playbooks, you’ll learn to read and write YAML, the file format of Ansible Playbooks. First, you’ll explore creating YAML statements online to understand the rules and syntax. Next, you’ll discover how creating Playbooks with logic we can control the execution of tasks. Finally, you’ll learn how to develop extensive Playbooks that cover all elements of Linux administration. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Ansible Playbooks needed to manage a variety of Linux administration projects.

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About the author

Andrew is an all around Linux professional with in depth knowledge of the OS and this is supported with scripting in bash, perl, python and ruby and application development in C, C++ and Java. Having worked for many years in training, Andrew has developed automated course build systems after endless time wasted on Friday nights. The first build system he built was aptly named "Friday nights." This has inspired his interest in all things deployment related. He has authored training courses on M... more

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