About the Book
Ansible is an Open Source IT automation tool. This book contains all of the obvious and not-so-obvious best practices of Ansible automation. Every successful IT department needs automation nowadays for bare metal servers, virtual machines, could, containers, and edge computing. Automate your IT journey with Ansible automation technology.
You are going to start with basic concepts and the installation of Ansible in Enterprise Linux and Community Linux using the most command package manager and archives. Each of the 40+ lessons summarizes a specific scenario about files and directories management: creating an empty file, creating a text file, assigning permission to users and groups, renaming files and directory, removing the files and directory, or copying between local and remote and vice-versa. Another useful administrator tool is to assign permission to files or directories as needed. Included extraction of a compressed zip file or tarball with the most common gzips and bzip2 UNIX formats. Moreover, that is a lesson about file download from a URL and verifying the genuinity with the checksum.
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Examples in the book are tested with the latest version of Ansible 2.9+ and Ansible Core 2.11+.
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.