The Ansible Network Automation Workshop is a one-day, hands-on workshop covering both Ansible and Ansible Tower. Attendees will learn how to use Ansible to automate network operations, and acquire the skills needed to implement Ansible and Ansible Tower at their organizations.
Note: In this workshop, attendees will be managing network devices, such as Cisco routers.
Who Can Benefit?
This workshop is geared toward network operators, network engineers, cloud administrators, DevOps engineers, security professionals and anyone interested in network automation.
8:30 a.m. Introduction and Settle In
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Morning Sessions
What is Ansible and The Ansible Way, Demo: Installing Ansible
How Ansible Works and its Key Components
Exploring the lab environment
Writing your first playbook
Module documentation, Registering output & tags
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Afternoon Sessions
Using Ansible to update router configurations
Backing up the router configuration
Using Ansible to restore the backed up configuration
An introduction to templating with Jinja2
Building dynamic documentation using the command parser