Enterprise Linux 8
Systems Administration Part 3
Automation with Ansible
equivalent for RedHat, CentOS, Oracle Linux)
five-day course covers the automated
management of a large number of systems
using the ansible utility. As with all our
other courses, students have exclusive use
of deskside servers, plus additional VMware
hosted virtual machines.
course is available to be run,
fully resourced, at your site; see here for on-site
details and prices.
Introduction to Ansible book is
available to purchase on Amazon, and will
give a head start on the topics for this
This course helps with the preparation for
several certifications, but is aimed mainly at
RedHat Certified System Engineer (RHCSE) when
combined with the Linux Enterprise
Administration Part 1 and Part 2 courses. The
course is suitable for any RedHat or rebuild
distribution such as CentOS and Oracle Linux
for related courses
of all courses
OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE
To become proficient in Linux
Enterprise administration to a level required
for the RedHat RHCE exam.
DATES: This course is only available
at the client site, fully resourced. Dates
INTENSITY: About 30% of
the course is practicals, and 70% lectures
RESOURCE: Each student
will have exclusive use of a fully equipped
Dell server for the duration of the course,
plus VMWare VMs. Each student will be provided
with a full set of training notes, and quick
reference cards to assist with file editing
and Linux commands. A full reference for Linux
resources will also be provided in the notes.
RHCSA-level knowledge required, as provided by
the Enterprise Linux 8 Administration Part 1 and Part 2 courses.
FOLLOW UPS: First
Alternative also offers an extensive range of
Solaris courses. (On-site
at client premises only).
PRACTICALS / TAKEAWAYS:
Each student leaves the course with their own
set of training notes for the material
covered; around 120 pages per day of training.
Quick reference sheets are supplied as
|Every student who
attends this course will be issued with
a signed certificate of course
completion, which we will be happy to
"authenticate" upon future request.
SOFTWARE VERSIONS: We
currently use CentOS Linux 8.2 which is the
equivalent to RedHat 8.2 and OL 8.2.
TOPICS COVERED ON THE COURSE
Ansible capabilities and
install Ansible on RedHat and CentOS
Ansible and Configure Managed Hosts
the Ansible control node.
Configure managed hosts and run
playbooks and inventories
Write a simple playbook
and run it against multiple
variables to extend the management
of the playbook, and use facts to garner
information about managed hosts.
task control and errors in
files to managed hosts
manage, and change files on
for larger, more involved projects.
playbooks with RedHat roles
how to develop playbooks more
quickly with pre-defined roles and reuse
playbooks and managed hosts.
Linux administration tasks
common system administration tasks..