Network Automation with Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform
Network Automation with Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform
Ansible for Network Automation (DO457) is designed for network administrators or infrastructure automation engineers who want to use network automation to centrally manage the switches, routers, and...
Ansible for Network Automation (DO457) is designed for network administrators or infrastructure automation engineers who want to use network automation to centrally manage the switches, routers, and other devices in the organization's network infrastructure.
Install and configure Red Hat Ansible Automation for Networking on a management system
Use Ansible to run ad hoc commands and playbooks to automate tasks
Write effective Ansible playbooks for network automation
Gather information about network infrastructure configuration and backup
Automate specific network administration use cases, including configuration of routers and switches, ports, VLANs, SNMP monitoring, and routing protocols
Use Ansible playbooks to target devices from various hardware vendors, including Cisco, Juniper, and Arista
Who Can Benefit
This course is designed for network administrators, network automation engineers, and infrastructure automation engineers who want to learn how to use Ansible to automate the administration, deployment, and configuration management of the network infrastructure of their organization or enterprise.
Experience with network administration, including a solid understanding of TCP/IP, routers, and managed switches
Familiarity with managing network devices from the command line, preferably with one or more of Cisco IOS, IOS XR, or NX-OS; Juniper JUNOS; Arista EOS; or VyOS
You will work with text files and run commands in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment. A working knowledge of Linux, including how to edit text files and run commands from the shell, and how to use SSH to log in to remote systems
Knowledge equivalent to Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) or better is recommended
Prior Ansible knowledge is not required
Install Ansible and create Ansible inventories.
Run commands and plays
Execute ad hoc commands and prepare Ansible playbooks.
Control tasks with loops and conditions.
Safeguard information with Ansible Vault and manage inventories.
Automate simple network operations
Gather network information with Ansible and configure network devices.
Automate complex operations
Solve new MACD challenges and overcome real-world challenges.
Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.
Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?
Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.
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What languages are used to deliver training?
Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.
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Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?
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ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.
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