Network Automation with Ansible (DO457)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Who should attend

This course is designed for:

  • Network administrators, network automation engineers, and infrastructure automation engineers who want to learn how to use Ansible to automate the administration, deployment, and configuration management of the network infrastructure of their organization or enterprise.


  • Experience with network administration, including a solid understanding of TCP/IP, routers, and managed switches
  • Familiarity with managing network devices from the command line, preferably with one or more of Cisco IOS, IOS XR, or NX-OS; Juniper JUNOS; Arista EOS; or VyOS
  • Knowledge equivalent to Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) or better is recommended
  • Prior Ansible knowledge is not required
  • You will work with text files and run commands in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment. A working knowledge of Linux, including how to edit text files and run commands from the shell, and how to use SSH to log in to remote systems

Course Content

Learn how to use Red Hat Ansible Automation for Networking to remotely automate configuration of network devices, test and validate the current network state, and perform compliance checks to detect and correct configuration drift.

Course content summary:

  • Install and configure Red Hat Ansible Automation for Networking on a management system
  • Use Ansible to run ad hoc commands and playbooks to automate tasks
  • Write effective Ansible playbooks for network automation
  • Gather information about network infrastructure configuration and backup
  • Automate specific network administration use cases, including configuration of routers and switches, ports, VLANs, SNMP monitoring, and routing protocols
  • Use Ansible playbooks to target devices from various hardware vendors, including Cisco, Juniper, and Arista
Classroom Training
Modality: G

Duration 4 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,900.- €
  • Switzerland: 2,900.- €
Dates and Booking
Online Training
Modality: U

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,900.- €
  • Switzerland: 2,900.- €
Dates and Booking
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25/03/2019 - 29/03/2019 5 days Course language: English
22/07/2019 - 25/07/2019 Berlin
19/08/2019 - 22/08/2019 Munich
18/11/2019 - 21/11/2019 Frankfurt
29/07/2019 - 01/08/2019 Paris
14/10/2019 - 17/10/2019 Paris
08/04/2019 - 11/04/2019 Rome
29/07/2019 - 01/08/2019 Milan
30/09/2019 - 03/10/2019 Milan
United Kingdom
15/07/2019 - 18/07/2019 London
19/08/2019 - 22/08/2019 London
North America
United States
29/04/2019 - 03/05/2019 Online Training Time zone: US/Eastern Course language: English
24/06/2019 - 28/06/2019 Online Training Time zone: US/Eastern Course language: English

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