Red Hat® Ansible® Engine is a fully supported product built on the simple, powerful, and agentless foundational capabilities derived from the Ansible project. Using Ansible Engine, developers and IT operations teams can more easily and quickly deploy IT services, applications and environments, enabling them to remove barriers between IT teams by automating routine activities.
While the upstream Ansible community is known for fast-moving innovations, many enterprises require a more secure, stable and reliable approach. With Ansible Engine, organizations can access the tools and innovations available from the underlying Ansible technology in a hardened, enterprise-grade manner. Ansible Engine relies on the massive, global community behind the Ansible project, and adds in the capabilities and assurance from Red Hat that your business requires in order to comfortably adopt organization-wide automation, and at any scale you can bring.
Both the Ansible project and Ansible Engine are open source technologies. The Ansible project is built by the community (ansible.com/community) for the benefit of the community. Ansible Engine is developed by Red Hat with the explicit intent of being used as an enterprise IT platform.
Ansible Engine automates the operating systems, infrastructure platforms, network devices, and clouds you’re already using. Whether you’re automating Windows, Linux, UNIX, AWS, Azure, VMware, Red Hat® Virtualization (to name a few), Ansible Engine will help your environments run more efficiently, and give you a clear pathway to tomorrow’s technologies like SDN, containers, and whatever else comes next-- and as always, no agents required.
Ansible Engine is made up of the components central to Ansible automation – the task engine, OpenSSH and WinRM transports, and the Ansible language itself. Have a question or an issue with the Ansible Engine or Ansible language? Red Hat Support is here to help.
We’ve curated a collection of modules that have been developed and maintained by Red Hat Engineering. They’re written, tested, and delivered with enterprises in mind, and stay tuned, because more new modules are added in every Ansible Engine release.
Batteries are included. Why hunt and search for modules for the most popular platforms? Ansible Engine still includes the Ansible project community modules. Select from an exhaustive list of included modules to automate every aspect of your IT environment, and trust that we’ll work with the community on your behalf to get any issues fixed.
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