What’s new in Ansible Automation Platform 2: automation content navigator

With the introduction of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 2, several new key components are being introduced as a part of the overall developer experience. This includes automation execution environments, introduced to provide predictable environments during automation runtime. All collection dependencies are contained within the execution environment to make sure that automation created in development Read more about What’s new in Ansible Automation Platform 2: automation content navigator[…]

What’s new in Ansible Automation Platform 2: private automation hub

We are excited to announce that the Ansible Automation Platform 2 release includes private automation hub 4.3. Private automation hub provides automation developers the ability to collaborate and publish their own automation content and streamline delivery of Ansible code within their organization. Private automation hub in Ansible Automation Platform 2 primarily delivers support for automation Read more about What’s new in Ansible Automation Platform 2: private automation hub[…]

What’s new in Ansible Automation Platform 2: automation controller

Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 2 is the next generation automation platform from Red Hat’s trusted enterprise technology experts. We are excited to announce that the Ansible Automation Platform 2 release includes automation controller 4.0, the improved and renamed Red Hat Ansible Tower. Automation controller continues to provide a standardized way to define, operate and Read more about What’s new in Ansible Automation Platform 2: automation controller[…]

What’s new in Ansible Automation Platform 2: automation execution environments

Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 2 is now available to customers. This release expands the possibilities of automation across your organization, with a more secure, flexible foundation to build and deploy automation with greater acceleration, orchestration and innovation. As automation usage/practices/etc. spreads throughout an organization, managing multiple automation environments for different teams and use cases Read more about What’s new in Ansible Automation Platform 2: automation execution environments[…]

Introducing Ansible Automation Platform 2

  For the last two years, the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform product team has been hard at work developing the next major release. We are incredibly excited to introduce Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 2, which was just announced at AnsibleFest 2021. What’s new in Ansible Automation Platform 2? The main focus was to enhance Read more about Introducing Ansible Automation Platform 2[…]

Automating Endpoint Protection with Ansible

Enterprise security isn’t a homogeneous entity; it’s a portfolio of multi-vendor solutions run by disparate and often siloed teams. With so many different layers, automation proved to be effective in helping security operations teams to integrate and share accountability. Automated processes and workflows simplify and accelerate shared processes, like investigation & response and, if enabled Read more about Automating Endpoint Protection with Ansible[…]

Red Hat Ansible Tower Performance Improvements between 3.6 and 3.7

As one of our customers pointed out, “job events are not showing in Tower UI”, causing significant performance issues for users trying to view job status updates. To make Red Hat Ansible Tower more approachable in viewing Real-Time job status updates, we’ve applied the following performance improvements.    Performance Improvements Between the 3.6 and 3.7 Read more about Red Hat Ansible Tower Performance Improvements between 3.6 and 3.7[…]

Using an Inventory Plugin from a Collection in Ansible Tower

Many IT environments grow more and more complex. It is more important than ever that an automation solution always has the most up to date information about what nodes are present and need to be automated. To answer this challenge, the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform uses inventories: lists of managed nodes. In its simplest Read more about Using an Inventory Plugin from a Collection in Ansible Tower[…]

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[…]

Agnostic Network Automation Examples with Ansible and Juniper NRE Labs

On February 10th, The NRE Labs project launched four Ansible Network Automation exercises, made possible by Red Hat and Juniper Networks.  This blog post covers job responsibilities of an NRE, the goal of Juniper’s NRE Labs, and a quick overview of new exercises and the concepts Red Hat and Juniper are jointly demonstrating.  The intended Read more about Agnostic Network Automation Examples with Ansible and Juniper NRE Labs[…]