Red Hat System Administration III: Linux Automation (RH294)
Learn how to automate Linux system administration tasks with Ansible
Red Hat Linux Automation with Ansible (RH294) teaches the skills needed to manage large numbers of systems and applications efficiently and consistently. You will learn the techniques needed to use Ansible® to automate provisioning, configuration, application deployment, and orchestration.
This course is based on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 8 and Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.8.
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This course is geared toward Linux system administrators, DevOps engineers, infrastructure automation engineers, and systems design engineers who are responsible for these tasks:
- Automating configuration management
- Ensuring consistent and repeatable application deployment
- Provisioning and deployment of development, testing, and production servers
- Integrating with DevOps continuous integration/continuous delivery workflows
Pass the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) exam (EX200), or demonstrate equivalent Red Hat Enterprise Linux knowledge and experience.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to demonstrate these skills:
- Install and configure Ansible or Red Hat Ansible Engine on a control node.
- Create and manage inventories of managed hosts, as well as prepare them for Ansible automation.
- Run individual ad hoc automation tasks from the command line.
- Write Ansible Playbooks to consistently automate multiple tasks and apply them to managed hosts.
- Parameterize playbooks using variables and facts, and protect sensitive data with Ansible Vault.
- Write and reuse existing Ansible roles to simplify playbook creation and reuse code.
- Automate common Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administration tasks using Ansible.
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- Introduce Ansible
Describe Ansible concepts and install Red Hat Ansible Engine.
- Deploy Ansible
Configure Ansible to manage hosts and run ad hoc Ansible commands.
- Implement playbooks
Write a simple Ansible Playbook and run it to automate tasks on multiple managed hosts.
- Manage variables and facts
Write playbooks that use variables to simplify management of the playbook and facts to reference information about managed hosts.
- Implement task control
Manage task control, handlers, and task errors in Ansible Playbooks.
- Deploy files to managed hosts
Deploy, manage, and adjust files on hosts managed by Ansible.
- Manage large projects
Write playbooks that are optimized for larger, more complex projects.
- Simplify playbooks with roles
Use Ansible roles to develop playbooks more quickly and to reuse Ansible code.
- Troubleshoot Ansible
Troubleshoot playbooks and managed hosts.
- Automate Linux administration tasks
Automate common Linux system administration tasks with Ansible.
Is there a discount available for current students?
UMBC students and alumni, as well as students who have previously taken a public training course with UMBC Training Centers are eligible for a 10% discount, capped at $250. Please provide a copy of your UMBC student ID or an unofficial transcript or the name of the UMBC Training Centers course you have completed. Online courses are excluded from this offer.
What is the cancellation and refund policy?
Student will receive a refund of paid registration fees only if UMBC Training Centers receives a notice of cancellation at least 10 business days prior to the class start date for classes or the exam date for exams.