Ansible Workshop - Smart Management Automation

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In this workshop you will learn how to get the most from your Red Hat Smart Management subscription and the Ansible Automation Platform.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Lab Diagram

Lab Setup



Your Lab Environment

In this lab you’ll work in a pre-configured lab environment. You will have access to the following hosts:

Role Inventory name
Automation Platform ansible-1
Satellite Server satellite
Managed Host 1 node1
Managed Host 2 node2
Managed Host 3 node3

Step 1 - Setup Ansible Tower

Login to the Automation Platform:

Open your browser and navigate to the Ansible Tower UI link provided on the attendance page. Login with the username admin and the password from your attendance page.

Step 2 - Create a Project

From the navigation section on the left side of the Automation Platform homepage, select Project. Click the green Create button in the top right corner.

Create a project using the as the source git repository. Enable the checkbox Update on Launch.

Step 3 - Create Job Template

Config Management

Security and Compliance