Ansible Tower Essentials

Visual centralized management of Ansible Projects with Tower(aka Ansible Automation Controller)

About the Course

What you’ll learn

  • Ansible Automation Controller Installation.
  • Role Based Access Controls.
  • Create and manage static and dynamic inventories.
  • Create and manage Credentials.
  • Integrate Ansible Automation Controller with source control(ie. github).
  • Encapsulate your automation jobs in Job Templates.
  • Increase visibility with integrated notifications.
  • Model your complex automation processes with Workflows.
  • Add schedules to your automation jobs.
  • Use Ansible Automation Controller to control, visualize, orchestrate, and manage your automation tasks.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 1 lecture • 4min.
  • Automation Challenges –> 2 lectures • 9min.
  • Ansible Automation Controller Installation –> 5 lectures • 22min.
  • Navigation and UI Layout –> 1 lecture • 7min.
  • User and Access Management –> 8 lectures • 46min.
  • Ansible Automation Controller Fundamentals –> 10 lectures • 54min.
  • Taking Automation to the Next Level –> 4 lectures • 26min.

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About the Course

Master Ansible Automation Controller(aka Tower) and take your infrastructure automation to the next level. This comprehensive video course will guide you through installing, configuring, and managing Ansible Automation Controller for robust, resilient automation.

Learn how to centrally control your automation, enable collaboration through role-based access, visually construct workflows, securely manage credentials, connect to source control, and seamlessly scale your automation across the enterprise. Hands-on demos will equip you with skills to streamline deployments, orchestrate complex processes, and integrate Ansible with other systems.

Key topics include:

  • Installing and validating Ansible Automation Controller
  • Exploring the intuitive web user interface
  • Implementing role-based access control for teams
  • Managing inventories, credentials, projects, and job templates
  • Constructing graphical workflows to model IT processes
  • Integrating Ansible content from source control and Ansible Galaxy
  • Adding visibility with notifications and the REST API

Take your Ansible skills to the next level and master enterprise automation with Red Hat’s powerful Automation Controller platform. Enroll now and let’s start automating!

Why Learn Ansible Automation Controller?

Ansible Automation Controller(aka Ansible Tower) provides the tools you need to scale up automation across your infrastructure. Here are some key reasons to take your automation to the next level with Controller:

  • Centralized control over distributed automation environments from one dashboard
  • Role-based access control provides collaboration capabilities for teams
  • Graphical workflows model complex IT processes visually
  • Rest API and CLI management enable automation of automation
  • Robust credential management secures access to infrastructure
  • Sync Ansible content from source control and Ansible Galaxy
  • Scalability to automate 10s, 100s, or 1000s of nodes
  • High availability configurations ensure continuity of automation
  • Analytics provide insights into automation performance
  • Integrations extend automation across ecosystem of tools

Whether you’re looking to enable collaboration for teams, reduce automation errors, enforce organizational standards, scale existing playbooks, or achieve resilience, Automation Controller has you covered. Take the next step on your automation journey today!

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