Introduction to Ansible and AWX

Submitted by OMPRAGASH VISWANATHAN (@ompragash) on Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Abstract

Ansible is a radically simple IT automation platform that makes your applications and systems easier to deploy. Avoid writing scripts or custom code to deploy and update your applications — automate in a language that approaches plain English, using SSH, with no agents to install on remote systems.

AWX provides a web-based user interface, REST API, and task engine built on top of Ansible.

In this talk we’ll see on how Ansible works and execute tasks and about the features provided by AWX.

Outline

  • Ansible Achitecture
  • Ansible COre componenets(Inventory, Modules, Plugins, Playbook)
  • AWX Features

Speaker bio

Ompragash has a panache for automation and works for Red Hat on Ansible products as a Automation Engineer. At home you will find him busy tinkering with Ansible tower or writing playbook automating complex routines. He can be found on GitHub @ompragash.

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