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A Newsletter for the Ansible Developer Community Issue #64, 2022-06-24 (Past Issues)

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cybette contributed


John Westcott contributed

We're happy to announce that AWX version 21.2.0 is now available! We're happy to announce that AWX Operator version 0.22.0 is now available!

Ansible-Core โ†— โšก๏ธ

The ansible-core package contains the base engine and a small subset of modules and plugins. To see what's planned for the next release, look at the ansible-core roadmaps.

cybette shared

ansible-core 2.13.1 and ansible-core 2.12.7 have been released. These are maintenance releases containing numerous bugfixes.

Antsibull โ†— ๐Ÿ‚

Tooling for building the Ansible package and collection documentation.

felixfontein contributed

antsibull 0.48.0 (changelog) has been released with a bugfix for the release preparation command, and some improvements and breaking changes in the release role.

Ansible โ†— ๐Ÿ“ฆ๏ธ

The Ansible package includes ansible-core and is a batteries-included package that provides a curated set of Ansible collections. See the Ansible roadmaps for future release plans.

ompragash contributed

๐Ÿ“ขWe are super excited to announce the major release of Ansible 6.0.0!๐ŸŽ‰ ๐Ÿ”—https://groups.google.com/g/ansible-announce/c/yprrt94l22w

๐Ÿ’ฝ You can install it by running the following command or download it directly from pypi:

pip install ansible==6.0.0 --user

๐Ÿ”† Some of the key highlights to celebrate as part of this release are:

โžก๏ธ Addition of four new Collections: * cisco.dnac (version 6.4.0) * community.sap (version 1.0.0) * community.sap_libs (version 1.1.0) * vmware.vmware_rest (version 2.1.5)

โžก๏ธ New command-line utility ansible-community that prints the version of the Ansible Community package:

~ $ ansible-community --version Ansible community version 6.0.0 ~

Check Release Notes๐Ÿ“ฆ๏ธ๐Ÿ—’๏ธ and Ansible 6 Porting Guide for more details on changes, improvements, new and deprecated features!!


abuzachis shared

amazon.aws 3.3.1 has been released with some utility features (see changelog for details).

amazon.aws 4.0.0 has been released with some new features, bugfixes, breaking changes and deprecated features. The amazon.aws collection has also dropped support for botocore<1.20.0 and boto3<1.17.0 (see changelog for details).

jatorcasso said

community.aws 3.4.0 has been released with some new features, bugfixes, and deprecated features (see changelog for details).

tremble contributed

community.aws 4.0.0 has been released with new modules, features, bugfixes and deprecated features (see changelog for details).


andersson007_ contributed

The following collection inclusion requests are waiting for your review: * vultr.cloud * check_point.gaia * inspur.ispim * purestorage.fusion

See the process description to learn how to do it.

Please help the community extend the Ansible package!


briantist shared

galactory is a thin Ansible Galaxy front-end that uses Artifactory for its backend storage. It also supports transparently proxying to upstream Galaxy, storing those artifacts in Artifactory as well. It supports reading, discovering, and publishing collections (no role support).


cybette contributed

Ansible Singapore is meeting on Thursday, June 30, for an opinionated approach in setting up a Golden Image pipeline to build a hardened Base Image for Windows Server 2019. Check out the details of their Ansible Virtual Meet Up - June 2022 and RSVP.

cybette said

AnsibleFest and Ansible Contributor Summit

AnsibleFest 2022 will be in Chicago, IL (USA) this year, on October 18 & 19. The call for proposals is now open until July 15, 2022.

Content topics can include: * Getting Started * Automating Red Hat products * Use Case / Domain-focused (e.g. Network, Security, Cloud) * Audience-focused (e.g. Developers, Operations) * Thought Leadership * Community and Culture

There will be an Ansible Contributor Summit the day before AnsibleFest on October 17, 2022, where participants will be able to join both in-person (in Chicago) and online. More details about this event will be shared as we confirm them!


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