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 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[…]

Getting started with Ansible security automation: Incident Response

Technological advancements are intended to bring more control, agility and velocity to organizations. However, adopting these new technologies and techniques, such as cloud computing and microservices, increases an organization’s security footprint, bringing greater risk of security breaches.  Cyberattacks potentially expose organizations to financial loss, reputational damage, legal liability, and business continuity risk. As a result, Read more about Getting started with Ansible security automation: Incident Response[…]

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[…]

Introduction to ansible-test

As automation becomes crucial for more and more business cases, there is an increased need to test the automation code itself. This is where ansible-test comes in: developers who want to test their Ansible Content Collections for sanity, unit and integration tests can use  ansible-test  to achieve testing workflows that integrate with source code repositories. Read more about Introduction to ansible-test[…]

Developing and Testing Ansible Roles with Molecule and Podman – Part 2

Molecule is a complete testing framework that helps you develop and test Ansible roles, which allows you to focus on role content instead of focusing on managing testing infrastructure. In the first part of this series, we’ve successfully installed, configured and used Molecule to set up new testing instances. Now that the instances are running, Read more about Developing and Testing Ansible Roles with Molecule and Podman – Part 2[…]

Continuous Improvements in Ansible and Kubernetes Automation

Ansible is an ideal tool for managing many different types of Kubernetes resources. There are four key features that really help: Modules and plugins for creating, updating, removing and obtaining information about Kubernetes resources Templating of Kubernetes resource definitions Powerful inventory system Secrets management  Together these combine to help enable repeatable deployment and management of Read more about Continuous Improvements in Ansible and Kubernetes Automation[…]

Network Features Coming Soon in Ansible Engine 2.9

  The upcoming Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.9 release has some really exciting improvements, and the following blog highlights just a few of the notable additions. In typical Ansible fashion, development of Ansible Network enhancements are done in the open with the help of the community. You can follow along by watching the GitHub project Read more about Network Features Coming Soon in Ansible Engine 2.9[…]

Thoughts on Restructuring the Ansible Project

Ansible became popular largely because we adopted some key principles early, and stuck to them. The first key principle was simplicity: simple to install, simple to use, simple to find documentation and examples, simple to write playbooks, and simple to make contributions. The second key principle was modularity: Ansible functionality could be easily extended by Read more about Thoughts on Restructuring the Ansible Project[…]