F5 Ansible Automation Training Lab

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Solution Overview
To keep up with the growing speed of business demands, there's a pressing need to make programmability and automation inherent parts of operational IT processes. WWT offers hands-on Ansible Automation Training labs to help customers learn how to get started using centralized automation tools to manage and deploy configurations. 

Before you get started...

Read the 3 rules to live by when creating Ansible modules: 
  • Know your audience
  • Do one thing and do it well
  • Improve your playbooks

Goals & Objectives

The purpose of this lab is to provide hands on training on how to start automating your F5 infrastructure using Ansible.

The following scenarios are contained within the lab:

  • Setting up Ansible
  • Writing your First Playbook
  • Configuring Infrastructure Devices with Ansible - F5, Infoblox
  • Deploying Applications with Docker
  • Using Jinja2 Templates and F5 AS3
  • Ansible Tower Overview
  • Ansible Tower Projects and Inventory
  • Ansible Tower Surveys with F5 Automation

Hardware & Software

  • 2 x F5 BIG-IP VE (v14.1)
  • 1 x Ansible Tower Server
  • 2 x Linux LAMP Servers
  • 1 x Windows Jumphost
  • 1 x Infoblox DDI Server