About the Book
Learn the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform with some real-life examples.
As an expert in Ansible automation with over a decade of experience, I can confidently say that the Ansible Automation Platform is an excellent solution for automating IT infrastructure management. The installation process is straightforward and requires key steps to ensure successful implementation.
The first step in installing the Ansible Automation Platform is setting up the necessary dependencies, which include installing Python and its related libraries. These dependencies are essential to the proper functioning of the platform, and it is crucial to ensure that they are installed correctly.
Next, the Ansible Automation Platform packages are installed, which include the control node, the managed node, and the web-based interface. The control node executes Ansible playbooks, while the managed nodes are Ansible-managed systems. The web-based interface provides a user-friendly interface for managing Ansible operations.
It is essential to ensure that the control node and managed nodes are correctly configured to prevent any operational issues. This includes setting up access control and security measures to protect sensitive information.
One of the key benefits of the Ansible Automation Platform is its compatibility with various operating systems, including Linux, macOS, and Windows. This allows for greater flexibility in deployment and ensures that the platform can be implemented in virtually any environment.
In conclusion, installing the Ansible Automation Platform is a critical step in automating IT infrastructure management. By following the proper installation procedures and configuring the platform to meet the organization's specific needs, the Ansible Automation Platform can greatly enhance productivity and streamline IT operations.
About the Author
Luca Berton is an Ansible Automation Expert who has been working with JPMorgan Chase & Co. and previously worked with the Red Hat Hat Ansible Engineer Team for three years. Published author of the Ansible for VMware by Examples and Ansible for Kubernetes by Examples best-seller of the Ansible By Example(s) practical book series and creator of the Ansible Pilot project. With more than 15 years of experience as a System Administrator, he has strong expertise in Infrastructure Hardening and Automation. Enthusiast of the Open Source supports the community, sharing his knowledge in different events of public access. Geek by nature, Linux by choice, Fedora, of course.