Tag: ansible

Ansible/Day 1 of a newly deployed VM in my home lab

Ansible/Day 1 of a newly deployed VM in my home lab
Ansible is a great tool for someone as lazy as I can be and it helps me daily to automatize some regular or time consuming tasks. Ansible way to manage remote resources Linux based OS is mainly based on SSH protocol when it deals with OS or application customization/settings/configuration. By using public-key authentication mechanism it is possible to avoid using password and being prompt for every action. This post will explain how I setup a...

Ansible/VMware modules - first steps

Ansible is a well known software to automates software provisioning, configuration management, and application deployment. In concrete terms, it’s possible to manage infrastructure deployment and configuration during life cycle from sets of configuration files. In the following post, I will try to explain how to use it with some VMware modules from ansible installation to the management of a vCenter based infrastructure. Ansible installation Ansible usage with VMware vCenter Inventory Playbook Dynamic input for some...