Automation with Ansible I + EX407 (DO408)

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Course Overview

Automation with Ansible with exam (DO408) is designed for Linux system administrators and developers who need to automate provisioning, configuration, application deployment, and orchestration. You will learn how to install and configure Ansible on a management workstation and prepare managed hosts for automation, as well as validating that knowledge.

This course is based on Red Hat® Ansible Engine 2.7. This course also includes Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation Exam (EX407).

Who should attend

This course and exam are designed for Linux system administrators, DevOps engineers, infrastructure automation engineers, and systems design engineers. The curriculum is particularly geared toward those responsible for automation of configuration management; consistent and repeatable application deployment; provisioning and deployment of development, testing, and production servers; and integration with DevOps CI/CD workflows.

Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

  • Be a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA), or demonstrate equivalent Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® knowledge and experience
  • Being a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) may be beneficial

Course Objectives

Impact on the organization

This course is intended to develop and validate the skills needed to efficiently operate and more easily scale the organization's dynamic IT infrastructure, accelerate application time to value, and rapidly adapt and implement needed innovation through DevOps practices. The ability to use Red Hat Ansible Automation more effectively helps improve operational agility while ensuring necessary controls and consistency.

Red Hat has created this course in a way intended to benefit our customers, but each company and infrastructure is unique, and actual results or benefits may vary.

Impact on the individual

As a result of attending this course, you should be able to use Ansible for the purpose of automation, configuration, and management. You should be able to demonstrate and validate these skills:

  • Install and configure Ansible or Red Hat Ansible Engine on a control node.
  • Create and manage inventories of managed hosts and prepare them for Ansible automation.
  • Run individual ad hoc automation tasks from the command line.
  • Write Ansible playbooks to consistently automate multiple tasks and apply them to managed hosts.
  • Parameterize playbooks using variables and facts, and protect sensitive data with Ansible Vault.
  • Write and reuse existing Ansible roles to simplify playbook creation and reuse code.
  • Automate common Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administration tasks using Ansible.

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Course Content

Incorporating IT automation is key to managing large numbers of systems and applications efficiently and consistently at scale. In this course, you will write Ansible playbooks to automate tasks, and you will run them to ensure servers are correctly deployed and configured. You will also explore examples of how to approach the automation of common Linux system administration tasks.

Course content summary
  • Install Ansible/Red Hat Ansible Engine on control nodes.
  • Create and update inventories of managed hosts and manage connections to them.
  • Automate administration tasks with Ansible playbooks and ad hoc commands.
  • Write effective Ansible playbooks at scale.
  • Protect sensitive data used by Ansible with Ansible Vault.
  • Reuse code and simplify playbook development with Ansible roles.
Classroom Training
Modality: G

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 3,245.- €
  • Switzerland: 3,245.- €
Dates and Booking
 
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Germany
13/05/2019 - 17/05/2019 Berlin
08/07/2019 - 12/07/2019 Berlin
05/08/2019 - 09/08/2019 Munich
09/09/2019 - 13/09/2019 Berlin
21/10/2019 - 25/10/2019 Frankfurt
04/11/2019 - 08/11/2019 Munich
16/12/2019 - 20/12/2019 Stuttgart
06/01/2020 - 10/01/2020 Berlin
27/01/2020 - 31/01/2020 Munich
Switzerland
26/08/2019 - 30/08/2019 Zurich
04/11/2019 - 08/11/2019 Zurich
20/01/2020 - 24/01/2020 Zurich
Europe
France
13/05/2019 - 17/05/2019 Lyon
Italy
17/06/2019 - 21/06/2019 Milan
22/07/2019 - 26/07/2019 Rome
02/09/2019 - 06/09/2019 Milan
21/10/2019 - 25/10/2019 Rome
Middle East
Kuwait
19/05/2019 - 23/05/2019 Kuwait City Course language: English
25/08/2019 - 29/08/2019 Kuwait City Course language: English
17/11/2019 - 21/11/2019 Kuwait City Course language: English
Oman
19/05/2019 - 23/05/2019 Muscat Course language: English
25/08/2019 - 29/08/2019 Muscat Course language: English
17/11/2019 - 21/11/2019 Muscat Course language: English
Qatar
19/05/2019 - 23/05/2019 Doha Course language: English
25/08/2019 - 29/08/2019 Doha Course language: English
17/11/2019 - 21/11/2019 Doha Course language: English
 

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