Saturday, April 25, 2020

Install Ansible on Ubuntu | How to setup Ansible on Ubuntu 18.0.4 | Ansible install on Ubuntu

Ansible is #1 configuration management tool. It can also be used for infrastructure provisioning as well. or You can use Ansible in combination of Terraform which can take care of infra automation and Ansible can do configuration management.
Ansible Architecture:

The best way to install Ansible for Ubuntu is to add the project's PPA (personal package archive) to your system. You also would need Boto framework for provisioning resources in AWS cloud.

Create new Ubuntu EC2 instance for installing Ansible, just open port 22.

Change Host Name to AnsibleMgmtNode
sudo hostnamectl set-hostname 

Update Repository by including the official project’s PPA

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:ansible/ansible

then you need to refresh the package by executing the below command:
sudo apt-get update

Now you can install Ansible:
sudo apt-get install -y ansible

sudo apt install python-pip -y
 ( this is just comment -  Package manager for python)

Install Boto Framework - AWS SDK
sudo pip install boto boto3
Ansible will access AWS resources using boto SDK.

sudo apt-get install python-boto -y
pip list boto | grep boto
(the above command should display below output)
Ignore warning in Red color.


ansible --version

Please watch here for the steps to setup Ansible on Ubuntu:


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