Rootconf 2019

Rootconf 2019

On infrastructure security, DevOps and distributed systems.



Trishna Guha


Network Automation with Ansible

Submitted Mar 5, 2019

Ansible is an open source automation tool that gives your team the ability to automate deploying apps, managing systems, crushing complexities. It automates the technologies that you already use and break down silos, create a culture of automation regardless whatever platforms you use. Ansible Network extends the benefits of simple, powerful, agentless automation to network engineers, administrators and teams.Network modules can configure network stack, test and validate existing network state, and discover and correct network configuration drift.


The talk will cover the key features like provisioning, configuration management of Networking devices and How Ansible becomes one Solution for all of it.

Agenda of the talk:

  • What are challenges Network Engineers face.
  • Why Automate Networks.
  • WHY Ansible for Network Automation.
  • What are the things Ansible offers for Network Automation
  • How to use Ansible to resolve challenges Network Engineers/Operators face everyday
  • Live demo of Configuring Networking device with Ansible


Knowledge of Networking with interest in Ansible.

Speaker bio

Trishna works as Senior Software Engineering at Red Hat for last 2 and half years with Ansible team. She has been an active contributor to Ansible project for the last 3 years. She has given presentations mostly on Automation at open source conferences like Ansiblefest, DevConf.Cz etc and local meet ups. Her role at Red Hat involves developing for Ansible, working on solutions for Network Automation. Prior to Ansible, she used to work with Fedora and Project Atomic at Red Hat.
She loves to swim and travel.



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