With a fresh installation of Ansible, like every other software, it ships with a default configuration file. This is the brain and the heart of Ansible, the file that governs the behavior of all interactions performed by the control node. In Ansible’s case that default configuration file is (ansible.cfg) located in /etc/ansible/ansible.cfg.
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Container-native applications are becoming more and more complex, consisting of various services and features, each component with its own security constraints and complex network policy rules. This makes it more difficult to perform day two operations once the cloud-native applications are deployed.
While upgrades, patches, and provisioning can be done using Ansible playbooks or Helm Charts, application lifecycle, storage lifecycle, and other deeper analysis cannot be done and requires application support team intervention.
Operator Framework initiative introduced Operator-SDK framework several years ago to standardize Kubernetes Operators development and make it easier for the Kubernetes community to create Operators and control container-native applications lifecycle.
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Ansible Tower is a powerful system for managing and running Ansible tasks. But the process of configuring projects, jobs, and inventories can often be an arduous and manual process. Using some simple tools, we can automate the automation and begin to embrace GitOps fully.
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If you have been around the opensource world within the last few years, you would have heard about Ansible. If not, think of Ansible as the key to automating the world.
What is ansible?
Automation! Ansible is automation.
It is an open-source software provisioning, configuration management, and application-deployment tool that is highly customizable through playbooks to meet the needs of the environment
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How Ansible can help to automate Virtual Network Functions (VNF) configuration deployment?
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Automation is everywhere. With the speed of modern business continuously accelerating, companies must deliver better products to market faster. But extended release cycles, error-prone releases, and unauthorized shadow IT make keeping up with market demands difficult. In this new digital landscape, automation has become a critical part of DevOps ability to enact and enforce best practices, and take advantage of appropriate skills that can support IT and help businesses overcome these challenges.
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