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DO457 – Ansible for Network Automation

  • Length 4 days
  • Price $5007.20 inc GST
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Why study this course

Learn how to use Red Hat Ansible Automation for Networking to remotely automate configuration of network devices, test and validate the current network state, and perform compliance checks to detect and correct configuration drift.

This course is based on Red Hat® Ansible Engine 2.5 and Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.2.

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What you’ll learn

As a result of attending this course, you will be able to use Red Hat Ansible Automation for Networking to write Ansible playbooks and launch them to manage the routers, switches, and other devices in your network infrastructure. You will have experience with using Ansible to automate several common use cases and have a basic understanding of how to write playbooks that can target devices made by different network hardware vendors supported by Red Hat Ansible Automation.


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Who is the course for?

This course is designed for network administrators, network automation engineers, and infrastructure automation engineers who want to learn how to use Ansible to automate the administration, deployment, and configuration management of the network infrastructure of their organisation or enterprise.


Course subjects

Deploy Ansible

  • Install Ansible and create Ansible inventories

Run commands and plays

  • Execute ad hoc commands and prepare Ansible playbooks

Parameterise Ansible

  • Control tasks with loops and conditions

Administer Ansible

  • Safeguard information with Ansible Vault and manage inventories

Automate simple network operations

  • Gather network information with Ansible and configure network devices

Automate complex operations

  • Solve new MACD challenges and overcome real-world challenges


Prerequisites

  • Experience with network administration, including a solid understanding of TCP/IP, routers, and managed switches

  • Familiarity with managing network devices from the command line, preferably with one or more of Cisco IOS, IOS XR, or NX-OS; Juniper JUNOS; Arista EOS; or VyOS

  • You will work with text files and run commands in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment. A working knowledge of Linux, including how to edit text files and run commands from the shell, and how to use SSH to log in to remote systems

  • Knowledge equivalent to Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) or better is recommended

  • Prior Ansible knowledge is not required


THIRD PARTY REGISTRATION

DDLS offers certification and training in Red Hat, JBoss and Ansible through our partnership with Red Hat. This arrangement requires DDLS to provide your details to Red Hat for course and exam registration purposes.


Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by DDLS is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.



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