Ansible Essentials Training Overview

Ansible Essentials Training Course Outline

Module1: Introduction to Ansible

  • Introduction
  • Basics of YAML
  • Creating Playbook
  • Creating Host Inventory
  • Patterns and Tasks
  • Modules

Module 2: Understanding Ansible Roles

  • Introduction to Roles
  • Directory Layout for Roles
  • Creating a Role
  • Creating a Nginx Role

Module 3: Separating Code and Data

  • Jinja2 Templates
  • Facts and Variables
  • Creating a Template for Nginx’s Configuration
  • Adding MySQL Role

Module 4: Custom Commands and Scripts

  • Command Modules
    • Raw
    • Command
    • Shell
    • Scripts

Module 5: Controlling Execution Flow – Conditionals

  • Conditional Control Structure
  • Conditional Control Structure in Jinja2 Templates

Module 6: Introduction to Node Discovery and Clustering

  • Node Discovery and Clustering
  • Node Discovery with Magic Variables

Module 7: Overview of Ansible Vault

  • Ansible-Vault
  • What to Encrypt with the Vault?
  • Using the Ansible-Vault

Module 8: Approach for Managing Environment

  • Using Nested Groups in an Inventory

Module 9: Ansible as an Orchestrator

  • Introduction
  • Multiple Playbooks and Ordering
  • Pre-Tasks and Post-Tasks
  • Delegation
  • Rolling Updates
  • Tests and Tags

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Who should attend this Ansible Essentials Training?

The Ansible Training Course is designed for professionals who are interested in automating and streamlining IT processes using Ansible. This DevOps Certification Training can be beneficial to a wide range of professionals, including:

  • DevOps Engineers
  • System Administrators
  • IT Operations Managers
  • Network Engineers
  • Cloud Administrators
  • Infrastructure Engineers
  • IT Managers and Directors
  • Solutions Architects

Prerequisites of the Ansible Essentials Training

There are no formal prerequisites to attend the Ansible Training Course. However, a basic knowledge of Linux and scripting would be beneficial for delegates. 

Ansible Essentials Training Course Overview

The Ansible Training Course offered by The Knowledge Academy provides a comprehensive introduction to Ansible, a powerful open-source automation tool. Automation is paramount, and Ansible plays a pivotal role in simplifying complex tasks like configuration management and application deployment. With its scalability and efficiency, Ansible is essential for businesses seeking to streamline their operations and reduce human error.

Proficiency in Ansible is crucial for IT professionals, DevOps Engineers, System Administrators, and anyone involved in managing large-scale infrastructure and applications. By pursuing this DevOps Course, individuals can dramatically enhance their productivity, reduce repetitive tasks, and ensure consistent and error-free configurations. This skill is highly sought after in the industry as organisations increasingly rely on automation to stay competitive and agile.

This intensive 1-day Ansible Training equips delegates with the knowledge and hands-on experience needed to harness the full potential of Ansible. Through expert-led instruction and practical exercises, delegates will learn to automate tasks, create playbooks, and manage infrastructure effectively. By the end of this DevOps Course, delegates will be proficient in Ansible and prepared to drive automation initiatives within their organisations.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the fundamentals of Ansible automation
  • To create and manage Ansible playbooks for system configuration
  • To automate application deployment and updates
  • To implement Ansible best practices for efficiency and reliability
  • To explore Ansible roles and modules for streamlined automation
  • To master inventory management and dynamic inventories

After completing the Ansible Training, delegates will possess the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in the world of IT automation. They will be well-prepared to take on responsibilities related to configuration management, application deployment, and infrastructure automation.

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What’s included in this Ansible Essentials Training?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Ansible Essentials Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Ansible Essentials Training. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Ansible Essentials Training, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Ansible Essentials Training. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Ansible Essentials Training sessions.


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Ansible Essentials Training FAQs

The Knowledge Academy's Ansible Training covers fundamental to advanced concepts of Ansible. This includes configuration management and automation, preparing delegates to efficiently manage systems across various environments.
There are no formal prerequisites for this Ansible Courses Training.
The duration of this course spans over 1 day.
After obtaining a certification in Ansible, delegates can target roles such as DevOps Engineer, Automation Engineer, Systems Administrator, and Configuration Manager.
The expected salary range after completing this training varies widely based on location, experience, and role but generally falls within a competitive bracket for IT professionals.
TKA supports the delegates taking Ansible Courses with comprehensive course materials, access to experienced instructors, post-course assistance, and opportunities for hands-on practice.
Advantages of earning a certification in Ansible include enhanced job prospects, higher salary potential, recognition of expertise in IT automation, and the ability to efficiently manage complex deployments.
The training curriculum includes topics on playbook development, inventory management, modules, roles, variables, and Ansible Tower, among others.
Ansible based certifications are highly recognised in the United Kingdom, valued by employers seeking skilled professionals in automation and systems management.
The validity period of an Ansible certificate does not expire, serving as a lifelong testament to one's skills.
Employers actively seeking professionals with a certification in Ansible include tech companies, multinational corporations, and organisations undergoing digital transformation.
To find out about in-person training sessions nearby, checking The Knowledge Academy's website or contacting their customer service for up-to-date information and locations is recommended.
Organisations gain significant advantages from using Ansible, including streamlined IT operations, reduced manual errors, improved consistency and reliability of deployments, and faster time to market for applications.
Ansible utilises a variety of command modules for different tasks, such as file management, system status checks, and executing commands on remote nodes.
Node discovery and clustering in Ansible involve identifying and grouping multiple systems or devices to be managed collectively, enhancing efficiency and scalability of management tasks.
Yes, The Knowledge Academy (TKA) offers Corporate Training tailored to meet the specific needs of businesses, focusing on upskilling teams in Ansible and various other IT and professional development areas.
The training fees for Ansible Essentials Training certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Ansible Essentials Training.
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