Ansible

Ansible is a configuration management system used to set up and manage infrastructure and applications in varied environments. It allows users to deploy and update applications in approachable language, using SSH, without needing to install an agent on a remote system.

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  • Tutorial

    How to Install and Configure Ansible on Ubuntu 18.04

    Configuration management systems are designed to make controlling large numbers of servers easy for administrators and operations teams. They allow you to control many different systems in an automated way from one c...
    By Stephen Rees-Carter, Mark Drake, Erika Heidi Configuration Management Ansible Ubuntu Ubuntu 18.04
  • Tutorial

    How To Create a Kubernetes Cluster Using Kubeadm on Ubuntu 18.04

    Kubernetes is a container orchestration system that manages containers at scale. Initially developed by Google based on its experience running containers in production, Kubernetes is open source and actively developed...
    By bsder Kubernetes Docker Ansible Nginx Ubuntu 18.04
  • Cheatsheet

    How to Use Ansible: A Reference Guide

    Ansible is a modern configuration management tool that facilitates the task of setting up and maintaining remote servers. This cheat sheet-style guide provides a quick reference to commands and practices commonly use...
    By Erika Heidi Ansible Configuration Management
  • Tutorial

    How to Install and Configure Ansible on CentOS 7

    Configuration management systems are designed to make controlling large numbers of servers easy for administrators and operations teams. While there are many popular configuration management systems available for Linu...
    By Brian Hogan Ansible Configuration Management CentOS
  • How To Install and Configure Ansible on Ubuntu 20.04

    Configuration management systems are designed to streamline the process of controlling large numbers of servers, for administrators and operations teams. They allow you to control many different systems in an automate...
    By Erika Heidi Ansible Ubuntu Ubuntu 20.04 Configuration Management
  • Tutorial

    How to Use Ansible to Install and Set Up Docker on Ubuntu 18.04

    Docker is an application that simplifies the process of managing application processes in containers. This guide explains how to use Ansible to automate the steps contained in our guide on How To Install and Use Docke...
    By Erika Heidi Ansible Docker Ubuntu 18.04 Automated Setups Configuration Management
  • Configuration Management 101: Writing Ansible Playbooks

    This tutorial will walk you through the process of creating an automated server provisioning using Ansible, a configuration management tool that provides a complete automation framework and orchestration capabilities....
    By Erika Heidi Configuration Management Ansible Getting Started Automated Setups
  • Tutorial

    How To Create Ansible Playbooks to Automate System Configuration on Ubuntu

    Ansible is a flexible configuration management system that can be used to manage the configuration of remote hosts easily and automatically. In this guide, we will discuss the basics of how to use playbooks, which ar...
    By Justin Ellingwood Ansible Configuration Management Nginx Ubuntu
  • Tutorial

    How to Use Ansible to Automate Initial Server Setup on Ubuntu 18.04

    Ansible offers a simple architecture that doesn't require special software to be installed on nodes. It also provides a robust set of features and built-in modules which facilitate writing automation scripts. This gui...
    By Erika Heidi Initial Server Setup Ansible Ubuntu 18.04 Automated Setups
  • Tutorial

    How to Manage Multistage Environments with Ansible

    Ansible is a powerful configuration management system used to set up and manage infrastructure and applications in varied environments. While Ansible provides easy-to-read syntax, flexible workflows, and powerful tool...
    By Justin Ellingwood Configuration Management Ansible
  • Tutorial series

    How to Automate Server Setup with Ansible

    Ansible is a modern configuration management tool that facilitates the task of setting up and maintaining remote servers, with a minimalist design intended to get users up and running quickly.
    By Erika Heidi Ansible Configuration Management Conceptual Ubuntu Ubuntu 20.04
  • Tutorial

    How To Create a Kubernetes Cluster Using Kubeadm on CentOS 7

    Kubernetes is a container orchestration system that manages containers at scale. In this guide, you will set up a Kubernetes cluster from scratch with Kubeadm and deploy containerized applications on it.
    By bsder Kubernetes Docker Ansible Nginx CentOS
  • Tutorial

    How to Use Ansible Roles to Abstract your Infrastructure Environment

    This tutorial will explore how to create roles with templates and static files. Once you are familiar with the fundamentals of building roles, we'll use Ansible Galaxy (https://galaxy.ansible.com/) to incorporate comm...
    By Justin Ellingwood, Jamon Camisso Configuration Management Ubuntu Ansible
  • Tutorial

    How To Use Ansible to Install and Set Up WordPress with LAMP on Ubuntu 18.04

    This guide explains how to use Ansible to automate the steps contained in our guide on How To Install WordPress with LAMP on Ubuntu 18.04. WordPress is the most popular CMS (content management system) on the internet,...
    By Erika Heidi WordPress LAMP Stack PHP Ansible Automated Setups
  • Tutorial

    How To Use Vault to Protect Sensitive Ansible Data on Ubuntu 16.04

    Ansible Vault is a feature that allows users to encrypt values and data structures within Ansible projects. This provides the ability to secure sensitive data that may be necessary to successfully run Ansible plays, b...
    By Justin Ellingwood Security Ansible Configuration Management
  • Meetup kit

    Automating Server Setup with Ansible: A DigitalOcean Workshop Kit

    This tutorial, designed to accompany the Slides and speaker notes for the Automating Server Setup with Ansible Workshop Kit, will show you how to set up an inventory file and execute a set of provisioning scripts to f...
    By Erika Heidi Ansible Configuration Management
  • Tutorial

    How To Create a Kubernetes Cluster Using Kubeadm on Ubuntu 16.04

    Kubernetes is a container orchestration system that manages containers at scale. In this guide, you will set up a Kubernetes cluster from scratch with Kubeadm and deploy containerized applications on it.
    By bsder Kubernetes Docker Ansible Nginx Ubuntu 16.04
  • Tutorial

    How to Install and Configure Ansible on Ubuntu 16.04

    Configuration management systems are designed to make controlling large numbers of servers easy for administrators and operations teams. They allow you to control many different systems in an automated way from one c...
    By Stephen Rees-Carter Configuration Management Ansible Ubuntu Ubuntu 16.04
  • Tutorial

    How to Use Ansible to Install and Set Up LAMP on Ubuntu 18.04

    Server automation now plays an essential role in systems administration, due to the disposable nature of modern application environments. Configuration management tools such…
    By Erika Heidi Ansible LAMP Stack PHP Apache Automated Setups
  • Tutorial

    How to Install and Configure Ansible on Ubuntu 14.04

    Configuration management systems are designed to make controlling large numbers of servers easy for administrators and operations teams. They allow you to control many different systems in an automated way from one c...
    By Hazel Virdó Configuration Management Ansible Ubuntu