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A Newsletter for the Ansible Developer Community Issue #67, 2022-07-15 (Past Issues)

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cybette contributed


john-westcott-iv said

We're happy to announce that AWX version 21.3.0 is now available along with AWX Operator version 0.24.0! * Adds import export to awx cli for schedules as a top level object * Add state to awx license module * Import/export error codes when something bad happens * [New] Bubble up an error code when something goes wrong with import/export * Pass combined artifacts from nested workflows into downstream nodes * Remove deprecated field update_on_project_update * Add database connection to the metrics endpoint * Add Help Text with documentation link to Schedules page

Ansible 📦️

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 shared

Ansible 6.1.0 is out!❤️ 🔗https://groups.google.com/g/ansible-devel/c/KxogBHF70Fo

💽You can install it by running the following command or download the release tarball directly from pypi: pip install ansible==6.1.0 --user

🔆Oh and don't miss out on the all new ansible-community command-line utility added in Ansible 6 that prints the version of the Ansible Community package: $ ansible-community --version Ansible community version 6.1.0

➡️Check Release Notes📦️🗒️ and Ansible 6 Porting Guide for more details!


felixfontein said

community.crypto 1.9.18 (changelog) and 2.4.0 (changelog) have been released with a bugfix. The 2.4.0 release also deprecates Ansible 2.9 and ansible-base 2.10 support that will be removed in the next major release.

csmart said

community.rabbitmq 1.2.2 (changelog) has been released with a small bug fix to disable check mode for the user module.


cybette contributed

Ansible India Meetup

Join Ansible India in their July 2022 online meetup on July 21 with 2 talks: "Ansible Navigator - A text-based user interface (TUI) Tool Deep Dive", and "AWX Backup and Restore on Kubernetes".

Ansible Minneapolis Meetup

Ansible Minneapolis is planning a social hour on July 21, and if you have a topic you'd like to discuss, join the meetup group and let the organizer know!

Ansible Atlanta Meetup

Ansible Atlanta is restarting their monthly meetups on August 4. Catch up with them to hear updates about what is happening in the Ansble community and how some of the changes are reflected in Red Hat's Ansible Automation Platform.

cybette said

Ansible Contributor Summit

The Ansible Contributor Summit will be held the day before AnsibleFest 2022 on October 17, 2022, where participants will be able to join both in-person (in Chicago, IL, USA) and online. Please check out the details on Eventbrite and pre-register for the event as early as possible!


gundalow shared

Ansible is looking for an Agile Practitioner to support the Red Hat Ansible Platform (Remote USA).

In this role, you will work closely with creative and experienced engineers to create innovative technology for the next generation of offerings. You will primarily focus on a strategic part of the Ansible organization centered around infrastructure and support for the Ansible development teams. An important part of this role is as coach and champion of agile principles throughout the organization to facilitate the transition to a continuous improvement mindset. You should love helping engineering succeed, and have a passion for concepts surrounding automation, DevOps, site reliability engineering (SRE), and other modern software development techniques.

To find out more and apply, check out the job description.


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