Rootconf 2019

Rootconf 2019

On infrastructure security, DevOps and distributed systems.



Amit Karsale

Ansible meets Foreman

Submitted Mar 1, 2019

Foreman is a free open source project that gives you the power to easily automate repetitive tasks, quickly deploy applications, and proactively manage your servers lifecyle, on-premises or in the cloud. Ansible play the role in configuring and automating repetitive tasks in Foreman.


The talk will explain the key features like provisioning, monitoring, and configuration management in brief and how easy it becomes to have all these features under the same hood. The talk will consist of how foreman manages to solve real-world problems.

Understanding of Foreman [5 mins]

Why Foreman?
What exactly is Configuration Management?

Configuration Management Tools [10 mins]

  1. Ansible Architecture.
  2. Ansible workflow.
  3. How Foreman integrates with Ansible to automate.

Why anyone would want these configuration management tools? [5 mins]

  1. Understanding the need for the tools.
  2. Why use Foreman to perform Configuration Management.


Baisc knowledge of linux, little understanding about networking.

Speaker bio

Amit is a Software Engineer with Red Hat. He contributes to the opensource project Foreman and its various other plugins. An RoR developer but lately triggered his interests in learning various DevOps tools.


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