Ansible Essentials Certification: Course Overview

This two day Ansible Essentials level 2 certification training course from CloudThat covers the concepts of Configuration Management Tool, Ansible in specific. As part of this Ansible training course, you will execute labs with some exercises that will give you a good balance of both theory & labs. You’ll learn about the concepts of Ansible Playbooks, Modules, Roles, Variables, Vault & Tower. You will also learn to use Ansible Master to manage the configuration while working with large fleet of machine.

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Main Highlights of Ansible Essentials Training

  • Our Ansible Essentials training modules have 50% - 60% hands-on lab sessions to encourage Thinking-Based Learning (TBL).
  • Interactive-rich virtual and face-to-face classroom teaching to inculcate Problem-Based Learning (PBL).
  • Industry certified instructor-led training and mentoring sessions to develop Competency-Based Learning (CBL).
  • Well-structured use-cases to simulate challenges encountered in a Real-World environment.
  • Integrated teaching assistance and support through experts designed Learning Management System (LMS) and ExamReady platform.
  • Being an authorized Industry Learning Partner gives us the edge over competition.

Who Should Attend

  • IT Professionals who want to get started with a DevOps tool
  • System Admins who are managing large scale server fleet & wants to bring in automation to their fleet
  • IT Professionals who are using on-premise or cloud servers for their application & want to reduce the time it takes to configure these servers before they can use it
  • IT Architects who want to learn about configuration automation & want to have hands-on experience on Ansible
  • System Administrators who want to manage cloud servers and networks without doing it manually
  • Decision makers who want to evaluate Ansible for their companies

What are the prerequisites for the training?

  • Should have hands-on experience on any Linux distribution
  • Should be familiar with IT environment & server administration for at least 6 months
  • Should have working knowledge of Bash scripting / Python

Why Choose CloudThat as Your Training Partner for Ansible?

  • Expertise and Experience: CloudThat is known for its expertise and experience in cloud technologies and DevOps practices. They have a team of skilled trainers who possess in-depth knowledge of Ansible and its implementation in real-world scenarios. Their trainers have hands-on experience in deploying and managing infrastructure using Ansible, enabling them to provide practical insights and guidance during the training sessions.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: CloudThat offers a comprehensive curriculum for Ansible training, covering both the basics and advanced concepts. Their training programs are designed to cater to individuals with varying levels of experience, from beginners to advanced users. The curriculum includes topics such as Ansible installation, playbooks, modules, roles, Ansible Tower, integration with other tools, and best practices.
  • Hands-on Learning: CloudThat emphasizes hands-on learning, allowing participants to gain practical experience in using Ansible. Their training programs include interactive labs and exercises that provide a hands-on approach to learning. Participants get to work on real-world scenarios and challenges, enabling them to apply their knowledge and build confidence in using Ansible effectively.
  • Customized Training Solutions: CloudThat understands that different organizations have unique requirements and may need customized training solutions. They offer tailored training programs that can be adapted to specific business needs. Whether you require on-site training, virtual classrooms, or self-paced learning options, CloudThat can accommodate your preferences and deliver training accordingly.
  • Industry Recognition: CloudThat has gained recognition in the industry for its quality training programs. They have successfully trained professionals from various organizations, including startups, enterprises, and government institutions. Their reputation and positive reviews from past participants indicate their commitment to delivering high-quality training experiences.
  • Post-training Support: CloudThat doesn't stop at the end of the training program. They provide post-training support to participants, ensuring they can continue their learning journey and address any queries or challenges they may encounter after the training. This ongoing support helps participants consolidate their knowledge and apply Ansible effectively in their work environments.
  • Flexible Learning Options: CloudThat understands the need for flexibility in learning. They offer various learning options, including instructor-led training, virtual classrooms, self-paced learning, and blended learning programs. This flexibility allows individuals and organizations to choose the mode of learning that best suits their schedules and preferences.

What makes CloudThat's Ansible training different from other training providers? 

  • Practical Hands-on Learning: CloudThat's training programs emphasize practical hands-on learning through interactive labs and exercises. Participants get to work on real-world scenarios, enabling them to apply their knowledge and build practical skills in using Ansible effectively.
  • Experienced Industry Professionals as Trainers: CloudThat's trainers are experienced industry professionals with in-depth knowledge of Ansible. They bring real-world insights and practical examples into the training sessions, enriching the learning experience and ensuring the training content remains relevant and applicable.
  • Customized Training Solutions: CloudThat offers customized training solutions tailored to meet specific organizational needs. They can adapt the training content, duration, and delivery method to align with the unique requirements and challenges of the organization.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: CloudThat provides a comprehensive curriculum that covers both the fundamentals and advanced concepts of Ansible. The training content is designed to provide a thorough understanding of Ansible's capabilities, ensuring participants acquire a strong foundation and can handle complex automation scenarios.
  • Post-training Support: CloudThat offers post-training support, allowing participants to seek guidance and assistance even after the training program concludes. This support helps participants reinforce their learning, apply Ansible effectively in their work environments, and overcome any challenges they may encounter.

Course Outline Download Course Outline

  • What is Ansible?
  • Ansible vs other tools
  • Ansible Architecture

  • Installation and configuration of Ansible
  • Managing Ansible Configuration File
  • Inventory
  • Dynamic Inventory
  • Managing Inventory
  • Ad-Hoc Commands
  • Hands-on: Installation and configuration of Ansible.
  • Hands-on: Exploring Ad-Hoc Commands

  • Introduction to YAML
  • YAML Examples
  • Playbook
  • Implementing Playbook
  • Hands-on: Implementing Ansible Playbook
  • Hands-on: Exploring more on Ansible Playbooks

  • What are Modules in Ansible
  • Core Modules
  • Extra Modules

  • Variables
  • Ansible Facts
  • Hands-on: Implementing Ansible Variables.

  • Benefits of Inclusion
  • Basic Include Statement
  • Dynamic Includes
  • Notify
  • Handlers
  • Hands-on: Ansible Inclusion

  • Configuring Ansible Vault
  • Executing Ansible Vault
  • Hands-on: Implementing Ansible Vault

  • Loops
  • Tags
  • Error Handling
  • When Statements
  • Delegate Tasks
  • Blocks
  • Hands-on: Working with Ansible Functions

  • Jinja2 Templates
  • Implementing Jinja2 Templates using template module
  • Hands-on: Implementing Jinja2 Templates

  • Roles
  • Role Structure
  • Ansible Galaxy
  • Hands-on: Implementing Ansible Roles
  • Hands-on: Installing Java through Ansible Galaxy Roles


    • By earning Ansible Essentials Level 2 training, you will show your future or current employer that your competency in DevOps paradigm.
    • Ansible Essentials Level 2 can be used to prepare for other DevOps role-based or specialty certifications, but it is not a prerequisite for any of them.
    • On successful completion of Ansible Essentials Level 2 training course, aspirants receive a Course Completion Certificate from us.
    • By successfully clearing the Ansible Essentials – Level 2 exam, aspirants earn certification.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, CloudThat's Ansible training can accommodate different skill levels. They offer training programs for beginners, providing a solid foundation in Ansible's fundamentals. They also offer advanced courses for participants with intermediate or advanced knowledge, covering advanced topics and techniques. Their trainers can adapt the training content and pace to suit the participants' skill levels, ensuring an effective learning experience for individuals at any stage of their Ansible journey.

CloudThat ensures practical application and real-world relevance in their Ansible training through hands-on labs, real-world scenarios, and experienced industry expert trainers. Participants engage in hands-on exercises and labs, applying Ansible to real-world scenarios to gain practical experience. The training content is designed to reflect real-world challenges, making it directly applicable to participants' work environments. Trainers bring their industry expertise, sharing real-world insights, best practices, and examples during the training sessions. This combination of hands-on learning, real-world scenarios, and experienced trainers ensures that CloudThat's Ansible training is practical, relevant, and prepares participants to effectively use Ansible in real-world settings.

Yes, CloudThat can customize the Ansible training to meet specific organizational needs. They offer tailored training solutions that can be adapted to align with the organization's objectives, challenges, and specific skill requirements.

Yes, CloudThat offers certifications and assessments associated with their Ansible training. Upon completion of the training program, participants may have the opportunity to take exams or assessments to validate their knowledge and skills in Ansible.

Learning Ansible can benefit your career by enhancing your automation and infrastructure management skills. Ansible is widely used in IT operations, DevOps, and cloud environments, and proficiency in Ansible can open opportunities for roles related to automation, configuration management, and cloud orchestration, leading to career advancement and increased job prospects.

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