Microsoft Windows Automation with Red Hat Ansible (DO417)
Microsoft Windows Automation with Red Hat Ansible (DO417) is designed for Windows Server professionals without previous Ansible experience. In this course, you will use Ansible to write automation playbooks for Microsoft Windows systems to perform common system administration tasks consistently at scale. You will use Red Hat Ansible Tower to securely manage and run your Ansible Playbooks from a central web-based user interface.
This course is focused on “Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.8” , “Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.5” , and “Windows Server 2016 & 2019”.
Course Content Summary
- Configure Microsoft Windows systems to be controlled with Ansible.
- Create and manage inventories of managed hosts and offer credentials to manage them to Red Hat Ansible Tower.
- Write Ansible playbooks to continuously automate multiple tasks and apply them to managed hosts.
- Run individual adhoc automation tasks and complex playbooks from Red Hat Ansible Tower.
- Create survey forms in Red Hat Ansible Tower to simplify playbook operation.
- Parameterize playbooks using variables and facts.
- Write and reuse existing Ansible roles to simplify playbook creation and reuse code.
- Leverage existing PowerShell DSC code to extend the power of Ansible automation.
- Automate common Windows Server system administration tasks using Ansible.
Prerequisites Of This Course
You are expected to have experience as Windows Server administrators, but no preceding experience with Red Hat Ansible Automation or Linux is needed.
Impact On This Training
Students will write and run Windows automation tasks using Red Hat Ansible Automation in a Windows environment. They will perform common administrative tasks, write Ansible projects from their Windows workstation, store the history of all changes in a Git-based version control system, and run and troubleshoot those tasks from the web interface of Red Hat Ansible Tower.