Ansible for DevOps: Server and configuration management for by Jeff Geerling

By Jeff Geerling

Covers Ansible 2.0!

Ansible is a straightforward, yet robust, server and configuration administration software (with a number of different tips up its sleeve). This booklet is helping these acquainted with the command line and simple shell scripting begin utilizing Ansible to provision and deal with wherever from one to millions of servers.

The publication starts with basics, like fitting Ansible, constructing a simple stock dossier, and uncomplicated thoughts, then publications you thru Ansible's many makes use of, together with ad-hoc instructions, easy and complex playbooks, software deployments, multiple-provider server provisioning, or even Docker orchestration! every little thing is defined with pertinent real-world examples, frequently utilizing Vagrant-managed digital machines.

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Limit will match either an exact string or a regular expression (prefixed with ∼). 4), the following would work exactly the same: Chapter 3 - Ad-Hoc Commands 32 # Limit hosts with a simple pattern (asterisk is a wildcard). 4" # Limit hosts with a regular expression (prefix with a tilde). com; being able to match on regular expressions is often helpful. Try to reserve the --limit option for running commands on single servers. If you often find yourself running commands on the same set of servers using --limit, consider instead adding them to a group in your inventory file.

Service You can see how things start getting complex in the land of shell scripts! And this shell script is still not as robust as what you get with Ansible. To maintain idempotency and handle error conditions, you’ll have to do a lot more extra work with basic shell scripts than you do with Ansible. g. using the name function and/or adding comments to the YAML for complicated tasks) is not absolutely necessary. However, I’m a firm believer in thorough (but concise) documentation, so I almost always document what my tasks will do by providing a name for each one.

While it’s good to track these details in an external tool like Nagios³², Munin³³, or Cacti³⁴, it’s also nice to check these stats on all your servers with one simple command and one terminal window! Summary That’s it! You’ve just learned about configuration management and Ansible, installed it, told it about your server, and ran a couple commands on that server through Ansible. If you’re not impressed yet, that’s okay—you’ve only seen the tip of the iceberg. _______________________________________ / A doctor can bury his mistakes but an \ | architect can only advise his clients | \ to plant vines.

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