Course description

  • What is the focus of this course?

    Simplilearn’s Ansible 2.0 course for beginners will get you started with installation of Ansible 2.0 and gradually guide you to create your own playbooks, manage an entire cloud region, and configure network devices across Linux or Windows operating systems.

  • What are the course objectives?

    By the end of Ansible 2.0 course, you will be adept in Ansible 2.0 basics and do the following:

    • Install and setup Ansible 2.0
    • Learn the fundamentals of Ansible 2.0
    • Create a real-world playbook
    • Comprehend loops, blocks, strategies, and galaxies
    • Understand the use of Ansible 2.0 in Cloud domain

  • Who should do this course?

    The course enables beginners to automate their organizational infrastructure with ease.

Course preview

    • Lesson 01 - Ansible 2 – Whats It All About 39:48
      • 1.1 The Course Overview04:25
      • 1.2 What Is Ansible?03:29
      • 1.3 Why Ansible?03:09
      • 1.4 Demonstration – From Bash to Ansible19:28
      • 1.5 Course Layout02:54
      • 1.6 Basic Ansible Vocabulary02:53
      • 1.7 New Features in Ansible 2.003:30
    • Lesson 02 - Setting up the Learning Environment 28:00
      • 2.1 Creating an Ansible Home Base03:02
      • 2.2 Installing Ansible05:48
      • 2.3 Bleeding-Edge Ansible Installation08:30
      • 2.4 Setting up our Test Environment07:33
      • 2.5 Target Machine Requirements03:07
    • Lesson 03 - Jumping into Ansible 2 1:24:50
      • 3.1 Ansible Configuration Hierarchy05:16
      • 3.2 Ansible Hosts Inventory File05:19
      • 3.3 Ad-Hoc Commands07:54
      • 3.4 Introduction to Playbooks19:40
      • 3.5 Playbook Structure11:16
      • 3.6 Introduction to Modules06:01
      • 3.7 Common Modules11:29
      • 3.8 Variables and Facts17:55
    • Lesson 04 - A Real-World Playbook 26:45
      • 4.1 Real-Life Playbook: Mattermost Deployment12:02
      • 4.2 Real-Life Playbook: Walkthrough14:43
    • Lesson 05 - Loops, Blocks, Strategies, and Galaxies 51:32
      • 5.1 Debugging and Troubleshooting13:06
      • 5.2 Conditionals and Control Flow04:52
      • 5.3 Templating, Control Flow, and Iteration in Jinja207:37
      • 5.4 YAML Basics04:37
      • 5.5 Ansible Blocks03:59
      • 5.6 Performance and Execution Strategies08:10
      • 5.7 Ansible Galaxy04:58
      • 5.8 Security04:13
    • Lesson 06 - Ansible in the Cloud 30:41
      • 6.1 Ansible in the Cloud03:01
      • 6.2 Ansible AWS Demo25:10
      • 6.3 Ansible Tower02:30
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    • How would a certificate from Simplilearn help me?

      In today’s era where technologies and best practices are changing rapidly and demand for qualified    candidates is significantly increasing, a certificate from Simplilearn is the key to your success and a valuable add-on in your resume.Our training courses are designed and updated by 2000+ renowned industry experts, and more than 40 global training organizations have recognized us as an official provider of certification training.

    • What are the benefits of this course?

      Ansible 2.0 is a powerful and simple open source tool which can get any automation task done from managing an entire cloud region, configuring network devices, to making configuration changes across Linux or Windows. It is extremely beneficial to System administrators, developers, and automation engineers.


    • What are the prerequisites for this course?

      • Access to a Linux system to set up Ansible
      • Prior exposure to Linux administrator skills

    • Is this live training, or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

      All the classes are live. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during the class time. We do, however, provide recordings of each session you attend for your future reference.

    • Who are the trainers for this course?

      All our trainers are certified and are highly qualified, with multiple years of experience in working with front-end development technology.


    • What does it mean to be GSA approved course?

      The course is part of Simplilearn’s contract with GSA (only US) with special pricing for GSA approved agencies & organizations. To know more click here

    • How do i know if I am eligible to buy this course at GSA price?

      You should be employed with GSA approved agencies & organizations. The list of approved agencies is provided here

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