Learn Ansible by Doing

By Terry Cox

Go through a series of hands-on labs picked to showcase Ansible and gain experience with it.

13 hours
  • 15 Lessons
  • 13 Hands-On Labs

About the course

You learn faster and better when you learn by doing. With that in mind, this course is designed to allow you to practice core Ansible Configuration Management and Deployment through a 100% hands-on experience. To accomplish this, we have hand-selected a set of the best Ansible Hands-on Labs we have to offer.

Everything you do in this course will be on one or more of our servers provisioned with whatever you need through our Hands-on Lab and Cloud Playground platform.

No reason to wait – Learn by Doing today!!

  • Chapter 1 2 Lessons Getting Started 2:55

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses


    Course Introduction: Learn Ansible by Doing

  • Chapter 2 4 Lessons Installation and Configuration 3:00:00

    Deploying Ansible

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Getting Started with Ansible

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Ad-Hoc Ansible Commands

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab

    Working with Ansible Inventories

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 3 6 Lessons Plays and Playbooks 7:30:00

    Ansible Playbooks: The Basics

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab

    Ansible Playbooks - Error Handling

    1:30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Working with Ansible Templates, Variables, and Facts

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab

    Writing Your First Ansible Playbook

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab

    Deploying Services Using Ansible

    1:30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Advanced Features in Ansible Playbooks

    1:30:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 4 1 Lesson Roles 1:30:00

    Working with Ansible Roles

    1:30:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 5 1 Lesson Working With Files 1:00:00

    File Manipulation with Ansible

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 6 1 Lesson Ansible Vault 30:00

    Working with Confidential Data in Ansible

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

What you will need

  • To be successful in this course, you should have a basic understanding of the Linux operating system, and its basic functions (such as using the desktop and the command line).We recommend that you have taken (or have the equivalent skills learned in) one or more of the following:-LPIC-1 - Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) - Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator

What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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