Integrating Ansible with DevOps Tools

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Integrating Ansible with DevOps Tools

Authors: Saravanan Dhandapani, Anju Dominic, Henry Been, Shema Christophe

Ansible is one of the most powerful automation tools around, so what happens when you integrate that with some of the DevOps tools you use? Why don’t you find out. This path takes... Read more

What you will learn

  • Describe Ansible core concepts and integrations
  • Integrate Ansible with Jenkins
  • Integrate Ansible with GitHub Actions
  • Integrate Ansible with Azure DevOps
  • Integrate Ansible with Jira
  • Integrate Ansible with PagerDuty
  • Integrate Ansible with New Relic
  • Integrate Ansible with Slack

Pre-requisites

You should be familiar with Ansible and whichever DevOps tool is appropriate for the course you want to watch

Integrating Ansible with DevOps Tools

Ansible is one of the most powerful automation tools around, so what happens when you integrate that with some of the DevOps tools you use? Why don’t you find out. This path takes a non-linear approach and shows you how to integrate Ansible automation with various DevOps tools. Pick and choose as you’d like!

Ansible and DevOps Integrations: The Big Picture

by Saravanan Dhandapani

Aug 20, 2021 / 1h 26m

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Description

The IT industry has been exponentially growing and constantly changing. Corporations must pay attention to faster time to market, and automation plays a key role. In this course, Ansible and DevOps Integrations: The Big Picture, you’ll learn the different tools used in a typical DevOps pipeline and how Ansible can be leveraged to automate them. First, you’ll explore fundamental Ansible principles that enable seamless integration. Next, you’ll discover the tools used in a DevOps pipeline starting from development, testing, integration, deployment, analytics, and monitoring. Finally, you’ll learn how to install the roles and collections from Ansible Galaxy and Ansible automation hub. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of integrating Ansible in your IT project needed to enable automation.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Identifying the Role of Ansible in a DevOps Pipeline
  3. Integrating Ansible with Development, Integration, and Testing Tools
  4. Integrating Ansible with Monitoring, Analytics, and Deployment
  5. Installing Roles and Collections from Ansible Galaxy and Ansible Automation Hub

Integrating Ansible with Jenkins

by Anju Dominic

Oct 1, 2021 / 1h 9m

1h 9m

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Many are looking to automate their Devops Pipeline using the best practices of infrastructure as a code and configuring Ansible as a configuration management tool in their Jenkins CI/CD server. In this course, Integrating Ansible with Jenkins, you will be able to automate the Devops Pipeline using the best practices of infrastructure as a code. First, you'll get exposure to to the step-by-step procedure for configuring Ansible as a configuration management tool in their Jenkins CI/CD server. Next, you’ll explore fundamentals of Ansible by installing Ansible and developing your Ansible playbooks. Next, you’ll discover how to configure and set up Ansible as a configuration management tool in Jenkins server. Finally, you’ll learn how to invoke an Ansible playbook from a declarative pipeline in Jenkins. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of configuring application environments in your delivery pipeline.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Ansible Fundamentals
  3. Configure Ansible with Jenkins
  4. Invoking a Playbook from Jenkins Declarative Pipeline

Integrating Ansible with GitHub Actions

by Henry Been

Sep 22, 2021 / 1h 14m

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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.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Introducing GitHub Actions
  3. Running a Playbook Using GitHub Actions
  4. Securely Connecting to Your Servers

Integrating Ansible with Azure DevOps

by Shema Christophe

Oct 12, 2021 / 53m

53m

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When it comes to provisioning, deploying, and configuring resources, organizations today are searching for ways to minimize risks, increase speed and efficiency, reduce technical debt by automating manual tasks, and take advantage of cost savings. In this course, Integrating Ansible with Azure DevOps, you’ll learn to automate the deployment and configuration of resources in Azure. First, you’ll discover the benefits of using Ansible and Azure Pipelines. Next, you’ll learn how to set up your Azure DevOps environment and installing the Ansible extension. Finally, you’ll explore how to use Azure release pipelines to automate your resource deployments. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Integrating Ansible with Azure DevOps needed to automate the process for deploying resources on demand.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. What Is Ansible and Azure Release Pipelines?
  3. Setting Up DevOps Environment
  4. Configuring and Deploying Resources with Ansible

Integrating Ansible with Jira

by Saravanan Dhandapani

Sep 9, 2021 / 55m

55m

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Long Description Introductory statement, general overview, 3 main learning points, what the learner will know by the end of the course. In today’s fast paced world where customer expect new enhancements frequently and instantly, Corporations must pay attention to faster time to market, and automation plays a key role. In this course, Integrating Ansible with Jira, you’ll learn to eliminate the manual process of creating and maintaining Jira tickets. First, you’ll explore how to secure your Jira credentials using Ansible vault. Then, you will learn how to download and install Jira plugin from Ansible galaxy. Next, you’ll see how to create a Jira issue using Ansible playbooks. Finally, you’ll learn how to edit and update a Jira issue using Ansible playbook. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of using Ansible Jira plugin needed to integrate Ansible with Jira.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Setting up Jira Plugin and Security Credentials
  3. Creating a Jira Issue from Ansible
  4. Updating a Jira Issue from Ansible

Integrating Ansible with Slack

by Saravanan Dhandapani

Oct 1, 2021 / 54m

54m

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In today’s fast-paced world, customers expect that any system failures are communicated promptly and recovered quickly. In this course, Integrating Ansible with Slack, you’ll learn to automate the communication process. First, you’ll explore how to download the Slack plugin and create API credentials using webhooks. Next, you’ll discover how to send a message to a slack channel. Then, you will learn the various message formats supported by Slack. Finally, you’ll learn how to update a previously sent slack message. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of integrating Ansible with Slack needed to automate the communication process in a typical DevOps environment.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Setting up Slack Plugin and Security Credentials
  3. Sending a Notification to Slack
  4. Registering a Slack Notification
Learning Paths

Integrating Ansible with DevOps Tools

  • Number of Courses6 courses
  • Duration7 hours

Ansible is one of the most powerful automation tools around, so what happens when you integrate that with some of the DevOps tools you use? Why don’t you find out. This path takes a non-linear approach and shows you how to integrate Ansible automation with various DevOps tools. Pick and choose as you’d like!

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Integrating Ansible with DevOps Tools

Ansible is one of the most powerful automation tools around, so what happens when you integrate that with some of the DevOps tools you use? Why don’t you find out. This path takes a non-linear approach and shows you how to integrate Ansible automation with various DevOps tools. Pick and choose as you’d like!

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