Ansible

Ansible, Satellite and Katello Automation

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Katello 3.16

Katello and Red Hat Satellite are great tools for managing the lifecycle of your servers. From provisioning to content to patch management, the tools have made great strides over the last few years. In preparation for the Red Hat Satellite 7 release, I thought I would take a look how to spin up a Katello […]

Ansible

Ansible sudo

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sudo-ansible

Ansible is a fantastic tool for automating your environment. The thousands of modules that are available, comprehensive documentation and low barrier of entry have seen it rise to prominence in the enterprise. As with any new tool, everyone soon learns of it’s power and wants to take advantage of it. Limitations The enterprise IT environment […]

Ansible

Ansible Patch and Reboot

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Satellite 6.6.2

This is a sample playbook which can be used to apply patches to a server and perform a reboot if one is required. This makes use of the handy needs-restarting command from the yum-utils / dnf-utils packages. The vars listed here are suggestions and can be updated to suit the requirements of your environment. For […]