Configure Network Cards by PCI Address with Ansible Facts

In this post, you will learn advanced applications of Ansible facts to configure Linux networking. Instead of hard-coding device names, you will find out how to specify network devices by PCI addresses. This prepares your configuration to work on different Red Hat Enterprise Linux releases with different network naming schemes. Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Read more about Configure Network Cards by PCI Address with Ansible Facts[…]

Ansible + ServiceNow Part 1: Opening and Closing Tickets

As a Network Engineer, I hated filling out tickets. Anytime a router would reboot or a power outage took place at a remote site, the resulting ticket generation took up about 50% of my day. If there had been a way to automate ticket creation, I would have saved a lot of time. The only Read more about Ansible + ServiceNow Part 1: Opening and Closing Tickets[…]

What’s New in Ansible Tower 3.5

We’re excited to announce that Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.5 is now generally available. In this release, there are several enhancements that can help improve automation practices. Engineering has been working hard to enhance Ansible Tower and here are a few things we’re most excited about: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 support Support for external Read more about What’s New in Ansible Tower 3.5[…]