Automating with Ansible LiveLessons

Automating with Ansible LiveLessons

10+ Hours of Video Instruction compliments the Ansible Fundamentals LiveLessons course and can also be used as a secondary resource to get you started studying for the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Ansible Automation (exam 407).

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Automating with Ansible LiveLessons


Skill level

Intermediate / Advanced


What you will learn

  • Review the basics of Ansible, including running Ad-hoc Commands and implementing Playbooks.
  • Implement DevOps using Vagrant, including setting up a vagrant development environment.
  • Manage IT Infrastructure with Ansible, including Dynamic Inventories, Windows, Docker, and cloud instances.
  • Leverage advanced Ansible features, including working with nested loops, with_items, when statements, handlers, tags, and blocks.
  • Work with Roles and Ansible Galaxy.
  • Using Ansible Vault and encrypted files.
  • Optimize Ansible, including configuring delegation and parallelism.
  • Troubleshoot Ansible, including playbooks and managed hosts.
  • Work with Ansible Tower.


This course is for you if you are

  • an IT professional
  • a System Administrator
  • a Developer
  • a Red Hat professional, also if you are preparing for the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Ansible Automation (exam 407)


You will get the best results if

  • You already know how to set up an environment where Ansible is used for configuration management.
  • You are familiar with the basics of working with Ansible modules in ad-hoc commands and playbooks, and have already learned how to work with Jinja2 templates

You can use the Ansible Fundamentals Video Course to prepare for this Automating with Ansible course.


  1. Lesson 1 “Ansible Basics Getting Started Lab”
  2. Lesson 2 “Implementing DevOps Using Vagrant with Ansible”
  3. Lesson 3 “Managing IT Infrastructure with Ansible”
  4. Lesson 4 “Managed Task Control”
  5. Lesson 5“Working with Roles”
  6. Lesson 6 “Using Ansible Vault”
  7. Lesson 7 “Optimizing Ansible”
  8. Lesson 8 “Troubleshooting Ansible”
  9. Lesson 9 “Ansible Tower”


Details content

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Sample training videos

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Learning path

This video training course can be taken after completing the RHCSA Learning Path. This course is complementing the Ansible Fundamentals Video Course.


Instead of choosing the Ansible Fundamentals and Automating with Ansible LiveLessons you can also study Ansible Certification Complete Video Course which contains both Ansible online courses and a sample EX407 exam to prepare for Ansible Certification.


About this Automating with Ansible LiveLessons Video Course

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Sander van Vugt has been teaching Red Hat, SUSE, and LPI Linux classes since 1994. He is best-selling author of numerous books and videos. Being an independent Linux trainer, author, and consultant he serves his clients all over the world or online from his home country The Netherlands.


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