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Advanced Automation: Red Hat Ansible Best Practices

WGAC-RED-DO447

Red Hat
Open

Advanced Automation: Red Hat Ansible Best Practices

18 Jul 2022 - 5 days

German

CET UTC+01:00

£2,655

Open

Advanced Automation: Red Hat Ansible Best Practices

25 Jul 2022 - 5 days

French

CET UTC+01:00

£2,655

Open

Advanced Automation: Red Hat Ansible Best Practices

29 Aug 2022 - 4 days

French

CET UTC+01:00

£2,655

Open

Advanced Automation: Red Hat Ansible Best Practices

05 Sep 2022 - 4 days

English

GMT UTC+00:00

£2,732

Open

Advanced Automation: Red Hat Ansible Best Practices

19 Sep 2022 - 5 days

English

GMT UTC+00:00

£2,732

Open

Advanced Automation: Red Hat Ansible Best Practices

26 Sep 2022 - 4 days

French

CET UTC+01:00

£2,655

Description

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Introduction
Develop with recommended practices

Demonstrate and implement recommended practices for effective and efficient use of Ansible for automation.

Manage inventories

Use advanced features of Ansible to manage inventories.

Manage task execution

Control and optimize the execution of tasks by Ansible Playbooks.

Transform data with filters and plugins

Populate, manipulate, and manage data in variables using filters and plugins.

Coordinate rolling updates

Minimize downtime and ensure maintainability and simplicity of Ansible Playbooks by using the advanced features of Ansible to manage rolling updates.

Install and access Red Hat Ansible Tower

Explain what Red Hat Ansible Tower is and demonstrate a basic ability to navigate and use its web user interface.

Manage access with users and teams

Create user accounts and organize them into teams in Red Hat Ansible Tower, then assign the users and teams permissions to administer and access resources in the Ansible Tower service.

Manage inventories and credentials

Create inventories of machines to manage, then configure credentials necessary for Red Hat Ansible Tower to log in and run Ansible jobs on those systems.

Manage projects and launching Ansible jobs

Create projects and job templates in the web UI, using these tools to launch Ansible Playbooks that are stored in Git repositories in order to automate tasks on managed hosts.

Construct advanced job workflows

Use advanced features of job templates to improve performance, simplify customization of jobs, launch multiple jobs, schedule automatically recurring jobs, and provide notification of job results.

Communicate with APIs using Ansible

Interact with REST APIs with Ansible Playbooks and control Red Hat Ansible Tower using its REST API.

Manage advanced inventories

Administer inventories that are loaded from external files or generated dynamically from scripts or the Ansible Tower smart inventory feature.

Create a simple CI/CD pipeline with Ansible Tower

Build and operate a proof-of-concept CI/CD pipeline based on Ansible Automation and integrating Red Hat Ansible Tower.

Maintain Ansible Tower

Perform routine maintenance and administration of Red Hat Ansible Tower.

Perform a comprehensive review

Demonstrate skills learned in this course by configuring and operating a new organization in Ansible Tower using a provided specification, Ansible projects, and hosts to be provisioned and managed.

Prerequisites & Audience
  • Be a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA®), or demonstrate equivalent Red Hat Enterprise Linux knowledge and experience
  • Be a Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation or Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE®) on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, or demonstrate equivalent Ansible experience
Course Benefits
Impact on the organization

This course is intended to develop the skills needed to leverage and extend the use of an existing Ansible infrastructure across business units in large enterprise environments. These skills are suitable for organizations seeking to increase cost savings and operational efficiency through wider adoption of Ansible in their enterprise.

Red Hat has created this course in a way intended to benefit our customers, but each company and infrastructure is unique, and actual results or benefits may vary.

Impact on the individual

As a result of taking this course, you should be able to use Red Hat Ansible Tower to centrally manage your Red Hat Ansible Automation projects in a way that scales to large teams and complex enterprise installations. You should be able to demonstrate these skills:

  • Follow recommended practices to write and manage Ansible Automation.
  • Use Git to effectively manage playbooks and inventories as part of a DevOps workflow.
  • Control and optimize the performance of task execution by Ansible Playbooks.
  • Use filters and plugins to populate, manipulate, and manage data used by Ansible Playbooks.
  • Delegate tasks for one managed host to other hosts and manage rolling updates with Ansible.
  • Deploy and use Red Hat Ansible Tower to manage existing Ansible projects, playbooks, and roles at scale.
  • Use the Red Hat Ansible Tower API to launch jobs from existing templates and integrate Red Hat Ansible Tower into a simple CI/CD pipeline.
Course Topics
  • Investigate recommended practices for effective and efficient automation with Ansible.
  • Perform rolling updates with your Ansible Automation operations.
  • Use advanced features of Ansible to work with data, including filters and plugins.
  • Control applications through their REST API with Ansible Playbooks.
  • Implement Red Hat Ansible Tower to centrally coordinate and scale Red Hat Ansible Automation.
  • Leverage capabilities of Red Hat Ansible Tower to manage complex automation workflows.
  • Implement a CI/CD pipeline for your automation with Git and Red Hat Ansible Tower.

Red Hat courses


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CODE: WGAC-RED-AD482
Red Hat Ansible for Network Automation
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO457
Red Hat OpenShift Development II: Containerizing Applications with Exam (EX288)
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO289
Cloud Storage With Red Hat Ceph Storage and Exam (EX260)
CODE: WGAC-RED-CL261
Building Resilient Microservices with Istio and Red Hat OpenShift Service Mesh with exam (EX328)
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO329
Red Hat OpenShift Installation Lab
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO322
Developing Application Business Rules with Red Hat Decision Manager
CODE: WGAC-RED-AD364
Red Hat Security: Linux in Physical, Virtual, and Cloud with Exam (EX415)
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH416
Red Hat Virtualization
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH318
Developing Advanced Automation with Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO374
RHCSA Rapid Track Course with Exam (EX200)
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH200
Red Hat JBoss Application Administration I
CODE: WGAC-RED-AD248
Camel Integration and Development with Red Hat Fuse on OpenShift with Exam (EX421)
CODE: WGAC-RED-AD422
Red Hat OpenShift Administration II: Operating a Production Kubernetes Cluster
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO280
RHCSA Rapid Track Course
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH199
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Automation with Ansible
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH294
Red Hat System Administration II with RHCSA Exam (EX200)
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH135
Red Hat System Administration I
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH124
Red Hat OpenStack Administration II: Day 2 Operations for Cloud Operators
CODE: WGAC-RED-CL210
Red Hat OpenStack Administration I: Core Operations for Domain Operators
CODE: WGAC-RED-CL110
Developing Advanced Automation with Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform and exam (DO375)
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO375
Red Hat OpenStack Administration II: Day 2 Operations for Cloud Operators with Exam (EX210)
CODE: WGAC-RED-CL211
Developing Workflow Applications with Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite with Exam (EX427)
CODE: WGAC-RED-AD428
Red Hat Security: Identity Management and Active Directory Integration with Exam (EX362)
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH363
Red Hat Openshift Migration Lab
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO326
Red Hat OpenShift Administration III: Scaling Kubernetes Deployments in the Enterprise
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO380
Red Hat OpenShift Administration II: Operating a Production Kubernetes Cluster with Exam (EX280)
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO281
Developing Event-Driven Applications with Apache Kafka and Red Hat AMQ Streams with exam (EX482)
CODE: WGAC-RED-AD483
Microsoft Windows Automation with Red Hat Ansible
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO417
Camel Integration and Development with Red Hat Fuse on OpenShift
CODE: WGAC-RED-AD421
Red Hat Container Adoption Boot Camp for Administrators
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO700
Developing Application Business Rules with Red Hat Decision Manager and Exam (EX364)
CODE: WGAC-RED-AD365
Red Hat High Availability Clustering with Exam (EX436)
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH437
Red Hat OpenShift Development II: Containerizing Applications
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO288
Red Hat Security: Identity Management and Active Directory Integration
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH362
Advanced Automation: Red Hat Ansible Best Practices
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO447
Red Hat DevOps Pipelines and Processes: GI/CD with Jenkins, Git, and Test Driven Development (TDD)
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO400
Red Hat Virtualization with Exam (EX318)
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH319
Red Hat Application Development I: Programming in Java EE with Exam (EX183)
CODE: WGAC-RED-AD184
Enterprise Kubernetes Storage with Red Hat OpenShift Data Foundation with exam (EX370)
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO371
Red Hat Decision Manager and Process Automation Manager for Developers
CODE: WGAC-RED-AD373
Containers, Kubernetes, and Red Hat OpenShift Development II with Exam (EX295)
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO296
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Diagnostics and Troubleshooting with Exam (EX342)
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH343
Red Hat JBoss Application Administration II
CODE: WGAC-RED-AD348
Red Hat OpenShift I: Containers & Kubernetes
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO180
Advanced Automation: Red Hat Ansible Best Practices with Exam (EX447)
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO448
System Management with Red Hat Satellite 6
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH403
Red Hat Performance Tuning: Linux in Physical, Virtual, and Cloud with Exam (EX442)
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH443
Red Hat System Administration III: Data Center Services for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH254
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH342
Containers, Kubernetes, and Red Hat OpenShift Administration II
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO285
Red Hat JBoss Application Administration I with Exam (EX248)
CODE: WGAC-RED-AD249
Red Hat AMQ Administration
CODE: WGAC-RED-AD440
Red Hat OpenShift I: Containers & Kubernetes with Exam (EX180)
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO181
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 New Features for Experienced Linux Administrators
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH354
Red Hat Security: Linux in Physical, Virtual, and Cloud
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH415
Enterprise Kubernetes Storage with Red Hat OpenShift Data Foundation
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO370
Red Hat System Administration II
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH134
Red Hat AMQ Administration with Exam (EX440)
CODE: WGAC-RED-AD441
Red Hat Decision Manager and Process Automation Manager for Business Users
CODE: WGAC-RED-AD371
Red Hat Services Management and Automation with Exam (EX358)
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH359
Red Hat Application Development I: Programming in Java EE
CODE: WGAC-RED-AD183
Red Hat Services Management and Automation
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH358
Containers, Kubernetes, and Red Hat OpenShift Administration II with Exam (EX285)
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO286
Developing Workflow Applications with Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite
CODE: WGAC-RED-AD427
Red Hat DevOps Pipelines and Processes: CI/CD with Jenkins
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO401
Cloud-native Integration with Red Hat Fuse
CODE: WGAC-RED-AD221
Red Hat High Availability Clustering
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH436
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Automation with Ansible and Exam (EX294)
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH295
Red Hat Cloud-native Microservices Development with Quarkus
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO378
Red Hat Container Adoption Boot Camp for Developers
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO720
Introduction to Red Hat OpenShift Applications
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO101
RHCE Certification Lab
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH299
Cloud Storage with Red Hat Ceph Storage
CODE: WGAC-RED-CL260
Red Hat Satellite 6 Administration with Exam (EX403)
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH404
Red Hat Enterprise Performance Tuning
CODE: WGAC-RED-RH442
Red Hat DevOps Pipelines and Processes: Git and Test Driven Development (TDD)
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO402
Building Resilient Microservices with Istio and Red Hat OpenShift Service Mesh
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO328
Containers, Kubernetes, and Red Hat OpenShift Development II
CODE: WGAC-RED-DO295
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