Cutting the Strings: Migrating from Puppet Enterprise to Ansible Tower

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The National Environmental Satellite Data Information Service (NESDIS) reduced their costs for RHEL configuration management by 35 percent by migrating from Puppet Enterprise to Ansible Tower. In this how-we-did-it session, the lead implementor of that migration presents the rationale for doing the migration, tips for translating a Puppet manifest to Ansible playbooks, and valuable lessons learned along the way.

In this session, you will learn: 

  • How to make the case to management for migrating from Puppet Enterprise to Ansible Tower
  • Strategies to make your migration go smoothly
  • Tips for transcoding PE manifests into Ansible playbooks and roles
  • Best practices for a smooth-running Tower installation




Michael Raugh, Systems Engineer, NOAA/NESDIS (ActioNet)