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Red Hat Certified Engineer (EX294) Cert Prep: 3 Managing Systems with Ansible

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Review the basics of using Ansible modules for system administration and working with roles as you prepare for the Red Hat Certified Engineer (EX294) exam.


  • Introduction
  • What you should know
  • About the RHCE (EX294) exam
  • Before you proceed with this course
  • Reconfigure-Migrate CentOS
1. Ansible Roles
  • Directory structure best practices
  • Create the directory structure
  • Understanding RHEL System Roles
  • Using RHEL System Roles
  • Exploring Ansible Galaxy
  • Installing roles from Ansible Galaxy
2. Using Ansible in Large Environments
  • Using dynamic inventory plugins
  • Using dynamic inventory scripts
  • Manage parallel playbook execution
  • Performance tuning Ansible
3. Templating with Jinja2
  • Templating with Jinja2
  • Using variables with Jinja2
  • Jinja2 syntax
  • Using control structures in Jinja2
4. Managing Software with Ansible
  • Modules related to software management
  • Managing packages in playbooks
  • Implementing a playbook to manage software
5. Managing Users with Ansible
  • Modules related to user management
  • Using playbooks to create users
  • Using external user data files
  • Advanced user creation
6. Managing Processes and Tasks
  • Modules for managing services and tasks
  • Creating a playbook to manage services
  • Creating a playbook to manage tasks
7. Troubleshooting Ansible
  • Managing Ansible logging and output
  • Troubleshooting Ansible playbooks
  • Taking the exam

Taught by

Grant McWilliams


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