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RH294 – Red Hat Enterprise Linux Automation with Ansible

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

This course teaches the skills needed to manage large numbers of systems and applications efficiently and consistently. You will learn the techniques needed to use Ansible® to automate provisioning, configuration, application deployment, and orchestration.

This course is based on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 8 and Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.8.

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What you’ll learn

As a result of attending this course, you should be able to use Ansible for the purpose of automation, configuration, and management. You should be able to demonstrate these skills:

  • Install and configure Ansible or Red Hat Ansible Engine on a control node.

  • Create and manage inventories of managed hosts, as well as prepare them for Ansible automation.

  • Run individual ad hoc automation tasks from the command line.

  • Write Ansible Playbooks to consistently automate multiple tasks and apply them to managed hosts.

  • Parameterize playbooks using variables and facts, and protect sensitive data with Ansible Vault.

  • Write and reuse existing Ansible roles to simplify playbook creation and reuse code.

  • Automate common Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administration tasks using Ansible.

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Who is the course for?

This course is geared toward Linux system administrators, DevOps engineers, infrastructure automation engineers, and systems design engineers who are responsible for these tasks:

  • Automating configuration management

  • Ensuring consistent and repeatable application deployment

  • Provisioning and deployment of development, testing, and production servers

  • Integrating with DevOps continuous integration/continuous delivery workflows

Course subjects

Introduce AnsibleDescribe Ansible concepts and install Red Hat Ansible Engine.

Deploy AnsibleConfigure Ansible to manage hosts and run ad hoc Ansible commands.

Implement playbooksWrite a simple Ansible Playbook and run it to automate tasks on multiple managed hosts.

Manage variables and factsWrite playbooks that use variables to simplify management of the playbook and facts to reference information about managed hosts.

Implement task controlManage task control, handlers, and task errors in Ansible Playbooks.

Deploy files to managed hostsDeploy, manage, and adjust files on hosts managed by Ansible.

Manage large projectsWrite playbooks that are optimized for larger, more complex projects.

Simplify playbooks with rolesUse Ansible roles to develop playbooks more quickly and to reuse Ansible code.

Troubleshoot AnsibleTroubleshoot playbooks and managed hosts.

Automate Linux administration tasksAutomate common Linux system administration tasks with Ansible.


  • Pass the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) exam (EX200), or demonstrate equivalent Red Hat Enterprise Linux knowledge and experience.


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.

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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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