Getting Started With Ansible and Tower - JAN 2017


In this webinar, David Federlein gives an overview of the best practices to evaluate and use Ansible within your organization and infrastructure. This webinar is for anyone new to Ansible to give a general overview. Please note, this webinar is not technical in nature but rather a good summary of what you need to know to get started with automation. 

Topics Covered:

  • Typical organizational/management challenges and how to overcome them
  • Automation versus Orchestration
  • How to share playbooks with other teams/orgs
  • The commit workflow
  • Single panes of pain
  • How to determine what Ansible can do for your teams
  • What are the project goals?
  • What teams/stakeholders need to be at the table?
  • Prerequisites for installation and deployment with Ansible Core
  • Install requirements for Ansible host and remote machines
  • Connection credentials and protocols
  • How to organize your inventory

  • How Ansible Core and Ansible Tower fit together
  • What problem does Ansible Core solve?
  • What problem does Ansible Tower solve?
  • How they work together

Who Should Watch: 

  • Anyone new to Ansible and needing a high-level overview of how Ansible and Tower work
  • Developers, Operations Engineers, Systems Administrators, IT Directors 

Presented By:

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David Federlein
Director of Product Field Engineering