Importing/Exporting Collections in automation hubs

This article discusses how to export and import Collections from one automation hub to another. Ansible automation hub stores Collections within repositories and the Collections are versioned by the curator, so therefore many versions of the same Collection can exist in the same or different repositories at the same time. Ansible automation hub repositories store Read more about Importing/Exporting Collections in automation hubs[…]

Find and delete ServiceNow records en masse with the updated Ansible Content Collection

Have you ever had to query and remove a long list of ServiceNow records? Yeah, neither have I until recently. Nobody broke into my instance, and this isn’t a one-time operation, I just happen to maintain an instance that we use to test our Red Hat Ansible Certified Content Collection for ServiceNow ITSM.  To set Read more about Find and delete ServiceNow records en masse with the updated Ansible Content Collection[…]

Introducing the Ansible API for ServiceNow ITSM

One of the most popular platform integrations available to Ansible Automation Platform subscribers in Ansible automation hub is the Red Hat Ansible Certified Content Collection for ServiceNow ITSM. This collection helps you create new automation workflows faster based on ServiceNow ITSM while establishing a single source of truth in the ServiceNow configuration management database (CMDB). Read more about Introducing the Ansible API for ServiceNow ITSM[…]

Digitally signing Ansible Content Collections using private automation hub

Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform can manage and execute automation made from many different origins, coming from Red Hat product teams, ISV partners, community and private contributors. Here is a typical makeup of an automation play that is launched from automation controller: A job template is executed by automation controller and is a playbook. The Read more about Digitally signing Ansible Content Collections using private automation hub[…]

Deep dive on Ansible VScode extension

Ansible as part of the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform continues to grow and mature. Recent enhancements include Ansible Content Collections, automation execution environments, and an increasing list of integrations using plugins and modules. It is more important than ever that both new and experienced content creators have access to tools that help them write Read more about Deep dive on Ansible VScode extension[…]

What’s New in the Ansible Content Collection for Kubernetes 2.3

With increased adoption of container automation, IT organizations continue to expand their requirements when it comes to deploying and managing their Kubernetes clusters. As such, we at Red Hat continue to add new features and capabilities to meet those demands by announcing the availability of kubernetes.core version 2.3, our Red Hat Ansible Certified Content Collection Read more about What’s New in the Ansible Content Collection for Kubernetes 2.3[…]

Getting Started with Ansible.utils Collection for Playbook Creators: Part 2

Use Case: Operational state assessment using ansible.utils collection In ansible.utils, there are a variety of plugins which we can use for operational state assessment of network devices. I overviewed the ansible.utils collection in part one of this two part blog series. If you have not reviewed part one, I recommend you do so, since I Read more about Getting Started with Ansible.utils Collection for Playbook Creators: Part 2[…]

Getting Started with Ansible.utils Collection for Playbook Creators: Part 1

The Ansible ansible.utils collection includes a variety of plugins that aid in the management, manipulation and visibility of data for the Ansible playbook developer. The most common use case for this collection is when you want to work with the complex data structures present in an Ansible playbook, inventory, or returned from modules. See each Read more about Getting Started with Ansible.utils Collection for Playbook Creators: Part 1[…]

The top 5 Ansible Automation Platform blogs of 2021

Year-end recaps have a way of encapsulating the most significant topics of the year, ones that sparked a curiosity to learn more, excitement to incorporate into our work, and inspiration to put our core takeaways into practice. As a newer member of the Ansible Automation Platform team, I’m always interested to learn which blogs resonate Read more about The top 5 Ansible Automation Platform blogs of 2021[…]

Introducing Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 2.1

We are thrilled to announce the general availability of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 2.1. This is the follow-on to the Ansible Automation Platform 2.0 Early Access released this summer, and announced at AnsibleFest 2021. Red Ansible Automation Platform 2.1 introduces major features that allow customers to onboard more easily with even more flexible automation Read more about Introducing Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 2.1[…]