Ansible Playbooks – A more advanced example

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert In my last post, I showed you a simple example of an Ansible playbook using yum to update a package.  Still really awesome, especially when you consider how often you might need to do that and how simple it is to handle that type of otherwise manual […]

Ansible Inventory Files

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert In my last post on Ansible, the installation documentation walked us through a simple example of how to issue a command on a host by putting in the inventory file.  Now as you know is that server itself;  the real power of an automation tool […]

Ansible (@ansible) releases 1.7 with beta support for Windows

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert Ansible has announced version 1.7 which introduces beta support for Windows systems.  Ansible, a configuration management tool, has long been a very powerful tool to manage configuration on Linux systems and now that is being extended to Windows ( through PowerShell Desired State Configuration. I was introduced […]