Tuesday, February 06, 2018

DevOps automation tool: Ansible @ Azure

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Ansible is Simple IT Automation

IT Automation with Ansible

Based on OpenSSH & WinRM, no Agents required.

Microsoft is adding native OpenSSH to Windows 10 - The Verge

Ansible (software) - Wikipedia
"Ansible is software that automates software provisioning, configuration management, and application deployment."
"The name "Ansible" references a fictional instantaneous hyperspace communication system"

Running Ansible on Azure
"... how to run Ansible playbooks on Azure using Cloud Shell, a browser-based shell experience hosted in the cloud... also demonstrates how to use the Ansible extension for VS Code to accelerate Ansible playbook development using auto-completion and code snippets, and then run it inside Docker or Cloud Shell."

Ansible playbook roles to get the latest Azure modules:
Azure.azure_modules (Ansible Galaxy)
Azure.azure_preview_modules (Ansible Galaxy)

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