Automating Red Hat Satellite with Ansible

Red Hat Satellite is a great tool to automate deployment, provisioning, patching and configuration of your infrastructure, but how can you automate Satellite itself? Using the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform and the Satellite Ansible Content Collection, of course! Since you’re already tuning in, you probably don’t need convincing that automation is great; it helps Read more about Automating Red Hat Satellite with Ansible[…]

The latest in Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform – Using automation to effectively change your day to day

Last year, we made some significant changes to Red Hat Ansible Automation, including what is offered with it and alongside it, to bring you the first version of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform. That change allowed users to harness the power of Ansible automation under one roof, one subscription – one platform. Today, we are Read more about The latest in Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform – Using automation to effectively change your day to day[…]

What’s New in Ansible Tower 3.7

We’re excited to announce the release of Ansible Tower 3.7, part of the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform. Ansible Tower is the scalable execution framework of the Ansible Automation Platform, providing a REST API and UI framework that allows users to scale automation across their enterprise and integrate it into their processes and tools.  The Read more about What’s New in Ansible Tower 3.7[…]

Automation Analytics – ROI Calculator and Notifications enhancements

The Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform is continually offering enhancements through its hosted services on cloud.redhat.com. At Red Hat Summit 2020 the new automation services catalog took the spotlight, which provides lifecycle management, provisioning, retirement and cataloging of automation resources to your business. However I wanted to also talk about the additional new  enhancements coming Read more about Automation Analytics – ROI Calculator and Notifications enhancements[…]

Hands On With Ansible collections

Ansible collections have been introduced previously through two of our blogs Getting Started with Ansible Content Collections and The Future of Ansible Content Delivery. In essence, Ansible Automation content is going to be delivered using the collection packaging mechanism.  Ansible Content refers to Ansible Playbooks, modules, module utilities and plugins. Basically all the Ansible tools Read more about Hands On With Ansible collections[…]

Using Ansible Automation Platform, GitLab CE and Webhooks to Deploy IIS Website

Inside Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform, the Ansible Tower REST API is the key mechanism that helps enable automation to be integrated into processes or tools that exist in an environment. With Ansible Tower 3.6 we have brought direct integration with webhooks from GitHub and GitLab, including the enterprise on-premises versions. This means that changes Read more about Using Ansible Automation Platform, GitLab CE and Webhooks to Deploy IIS Website[…]

Automation Analytics – UX Enhancements

Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform now includes hosted service offerings, one of which is Automation Analytics.  This application provides a visual dashboard, health notifications and organization statistics for your Ansible Automation.  If you are new to Automation Analytics and want more background information please refer to my previous blog Getting Started with Automation Analytics.   Read more about Automation Analytics – UX Enhancements[…]

Intro to Automation Webhooks for Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform

If your organization has adopted DevOps culture, you’re probably practicing some form of Infrastructures-as-Code (IaC) to manage and provision servers, storage, applications and networking using human-readable, and machine-consumable definitions and automation tools such as Ansible. It’s also likely that Git is an essential in your DevOps toolchain, not only for the development of applications and Read more about Intro to Automation Webhooks for Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform[…]

Ansible Content Collections: The Sensu Go Use Case

In Getting Started With Ansible Content Collections, which presented the general idea behind what is becoming a new standard in the distribution of Ansible content, we learned about the what, the why and the how of Ansible Collections (and hopefully it got you excited about Ansible Collections!). In this post, we’ll take things a bit Read more about Ansible Content Collections: The Sensu Go Use Case[…]

Automation Analytics: Part 2 – Looking at Data Collection

We recently released Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform which now includes multiple Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offerings, one of which is Automation Analytics.  This offering provides a visual dashboard, health notifications and organization statistics for your Ansible Automation. Automation Analytics works across multiple Ansible Tower clusters allowing holistic analytics across your entire automation infrastructure. In a previous Read more about Automation Analytics: Part 2 – Looking at Data Collection[…]