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Microsoft Windows Automation with Red Hat Ansible

Introduction to performing core system administration tasks by creating and running automation for a Windows Server using Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform Microsoft Windows Automation with Red Hat...

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$4,280 USD GSA  $3,665.49
Course Code DO417
Duration 4 days
Available Formats Virtual, Classroom

Introduction to performing core system administration tasks by creating and running automation for a Windows Server using Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform Microsoft Windows Automation with Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform (DO417) is designed for System administrators, DevOps engineers, and developers who want to learn how to automate the deployment and management of Microsoft Windows servers and applications hosted on them using Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform. This course is based on Red Hat® Ansible Automation Platform 2.4. Following course completion, you will receive a 45-day extended access to hands-on labs for any course that includes a virtual environment.

Skills Gained

  • Writing Ansible Playbooks that automate tasks on Microsoft Windows servers.
  • Managing Ansible Playbooks stored in a Git-based version control system.
  • Running Ansible Playbooks by using the automation controller web-based UI.
  • Managing and ensuring software and Windows features are installed and up-to-date using Ansible automation.
  • Writing efficient tasks in Ansible Playbooks by using loops, conditional tests, and handlers.
  • Writing Ansible Playbooks that ensure plays can recover when tasks fail.
  • Deploying, modifying, and managing files with Ansible on your Windows servers, using completed files and Jinja2 templates.
  • Managing local and domain users, managing Active Directory domains, and generating dynamic inventory of managed hosts in automation controller based on domain membership.
  • Automating specific, common Windows Server administration tasks.
  • Reusing existing automation code by using Ansible Content Collections, Ansible Roles, and Ansible integration with PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) resources.

Who Can Benefit

System administrators, DevOps engineers, and developers who are responsible for automating the deployment and management of Microsoft Windows servers and applications hosted on them using Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform.

Prerequisites

You are expected to have experience as Windows Server administrators, but no previous experience with Red Hat Ansible Automation or Linux® is required.

Course Details

Outline for this course

  • Introducing Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform
  • Preparing for Ansible Operations
  • Implementing Ansible Playbooks
  • Managing Variables and Facts
  • Installing and Configuring Software
  • Implementing Task Control
  • Deploying Files to Managed Hosts
  • Reusing Code with Ansible Roles and Ansible Content Collections
  • Interacting with Users and Domains
  • Automating Windows Administration Tasks
  • Comprehensive Review
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