Automated Configuration Management using Ansible
Automated Configuration Management using Ansible
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Automated Configuration Management using Ansible

Last updated on 2018-03-26

About the Book

About the Author

Gábor Szabó
Gábor Szabó

Gabor Szabo has been programming for more than 30 years in a number of languages and in various environments. He used to do DevOps before there was a name for it.

These days he usually helps companies improve their engineering practices by introducing test automation, CI, CD. Sometimes this includes building internal web sites. Gabor also loves explaining things and provides training to his clients.

Gabor also has a number of websites. Each one using a different technology.

Gabor has been writing Perl since 1995 and teaching it since 2000. He is the author of the Perl Maven site including the Perl Tutorial. He has taught web development with Perl Dancer many time including at Perl Conferences in Europe and USA. Gabor is the chief editor of the Perl Weekly newsletter.

He is also the author and maintainer of Perl 6 Maven site that runs on Bailador.

The Code And Talk and Pydigger sites use Python Flask.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
    • About Ansible
    • Questions and Error reporting
    • Thanks
    • Changes
  • Linux
    • Linux
    • Installing Ubuntu Linux in VirtualBox on top of Windows, Mac, or another Linux system
    • Upgrade Linux packages and install new ones
    • Nano the simplest editor for Linux
    • VirtualBox host-only network - ssh to remote machine
    • Setup 2 Ubuntu boxes in VirtualBox to communicate with each other
    • Generate and deploy ssh private public keypair (ssh-keygen, ssh-copy-id)
    • Exercise: Linux as a Virtual Environment - install + nginx
  • Ansible
    • Setup for Learning Ansible
    • Ansible
    • Installing Ansible
    • Getting Started with Ansible managing CentOS on Digital Ocean
    • Ansible on Ubuntu in VirtualBox environment - using Python 3
    • Enable passwordless sudo for ansible
    • Reboot using Ansible
    • Waiting with Ansible, pausing a Playbook
    • Install and configure Nginx using Ansible
    • Installing Perl and CPAN modules using Ansible
  • Index

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