Foundations of Ansible

Explore essential Ansible concepts, terminology, and tools, then set up your environment to start writing  your first Ansible playbook.

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Overview: Foundations of Ansible

In order to successfully begin automating with Ansible, you'll need to be familiar with a few basic Ansible concepts, terminology, and tools that will allow you to create Ansible content with confidence and accuracy.


In this learning path, you will:

  • Understand key Ansible concepts such as playbooks, modules, tasks, and roles.
  • Become familiar and set up common developer productivity tools and environments including Git and Visual Studio Code.
  • Explore Ansible development tools to assist with the creation, testing, and deployment of your automation code.