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[…]

Audit your VMware vCenter Server using Ansible

vCenter has a graphical user interface if you want to interact with it, but what if you manage multiple vCenter servers and want to automate audits or the maintenance of those servers? In this blog, we will see how we can retrieve details about the VMware vCenter Server directly using Ansible. The practices laid out Read more about Audit your VMware vCenter Server using Ansible[…]

Using VMware vCenter Tags in a Red Hat Ansible Tower Dynamic Inventory

VMware vCenter Server tags are labels that can be applied to objects like the system’s environment and usage, therefore it is a very useful method of asset management – also making tags a perfect fit in the Ansible world to organize systems in an Ansible inventory. Red Hat customers have regularly requested the ability to Read more about Using VMware vCenter Tags in a Red Hat Ansible Tower Dynamic Inventory[…]

Deep dive into Trend Micro Deep Security integration modules

At AnsibleFest 2020, we announced the extension of our security automation initiative to support endpoint protection use cases. If you have missed it, check out the recording of the talk “Automate your endpoint protection using Ansible” on the AnsibleFest page. Today, following this announcement we release the supported Ansible Content Collection for Trend Micro Deep Read more about Deep dive into Trend Micro Deep Security integration modules[…]

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[…]

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[…]

What’s New In Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.6

As part of the release of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform, we’re happy to announce the release of Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.6. Ansible Tower is the scalable execution framework of the Ansible Automation Platform, providing an API around automation that you can use to scale automation across your enterprise and integrate automation into your Read more about What’s New In Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.6[…]

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[…]

Tower Workflow Convergence

In Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.1 we released a feature called Workflows. The feature, effectively, allowed users to compose job templates into arbitrary graph trees. A simple workflow we saw users creating was a linear pipeline; similar to the workflow below. The workflow feature also allowed branching. Each branch can run in parallel. But something Read more about Tower Workflow Convergence[…]