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[…]

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[…]

Getting Started With Automation Hub

In the past, Ansible content such as roles, modules and plugins was usually consumed in two ways: the modules were part of the Ansible package, and roles could be found in Galaxy. However, as time went on the current method of content distribution had challenges with scale for both contributors and consumers of Ansible content. Read more about Getting Started With Automation Hub[…]

Getting Started With Ansible Content Collections

With the release of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform, Ansible Content Collections are now fully supported. Ansible Content Collections, or collections, represent the new standard of distributing, maintaining and consuming automation. By combining multiple types of Ansible content (playbooks, roles, modules, and plugins), flexibility and scalability are greatly improved.   Who Benefits? Everyone! Traditionally, module Read more about Getting Started With Ansible Content Collections[…]

Getting Started With Automation Analytics

With the upcoming release of the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform there are now included Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings, one of which is Automation Analytics.  This application provides a visual dashboard, health notifications and organization statistics for your Ansible Automation. Automation Analytics works across multiple Ansible Tower clusters allowing holistic analytics across your Read more about Getting Started With Automation Analytics[…]

Red Hat Ansible Network Automation Updates

With the recent success of the largest AnsibleFest to date I wanted to take a minute to reflect with a network automation perspective on the colossal enhancements the engineering team at Red Hat has done for the Ansible Engine 2.6 release, the Ansible Tower 3.3 release and the recent Ansible Engine 2.7 release. As a Read more about Red Hat Ansible Network Automation Updates[…]

Reboot Plugin for Linux in Ansible 2.7

Rebooting Linux systems with Ansible has always been possible, but was often tricky and error-prone. In Ansible 2.7, I am happy to say that rebooting Linux hosts with Ansible is now easier and can be done with a single task using the newly minted reboot plugin. Some History The win_reboot module was written by Matt Davis Read more about Reboot Plugin for Linux in Ansible 2.7[…]