Ansible basics

Ansible Architecture

The above diagram illustrate Ansible architecture . The beauty of ansible is agentless . By default it manages remote connections over SSH (Linux & Unix) or WinRM (windows). The “Ansible Automation Engine” consists of below core components. Core component: *Host Inventory *Modules *Playbook *Plugins Now lets see each component functionality. Host Inventory: Inventory is a collection of hosts or nodes…

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Ansible basics

What is Ansible?

Ansible is an open-source IT automation tool. Ansible was written by Michael DeHaan and acquired by Red Hat in 2015 . Ansible supports cross platform , supports all major OS,Physical ,virtual,cloud and network. Ansible bundled with 1000+ modules in built , which will make task easier to run client nodes. Ansible major features are : 1.Configuration Management 2.Software provisioning 3. Application deployment4.Multi-tier…

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