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Wednesday, April 26 • 10:30am - 11:30am
253: Ansible and AWX with IBM i

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Have you been curious how you can integrate IBM i with Ansible? Do you want to manage IBM i and other systems from one interface? Do you want to automate your workflows to free up time to be more productive? With Ansible, you can manage your systems and deploy applications all from one place. We will cover the basics of Ansible, how to set Ansible up on IBM i, and how to automate IBM i workflows with playbooks. These integrations will include executing commands, configuring systems and applications, managing fixes, and deploying applications. We will also cover and demo the AWX Project, the Red Hat open-source community project that gives a modern user interface for managing your Ansible playbooks and systems. By the end of the session, you should be able to understand how Ansible fits into your wider technology infrastructure, and how it can make working with IBM i easier than ever before

Learning Objectives:
1. Learn how to create an Ansible instance to manage IBM i systems
2. Learn how to manage IBM i with Ansible
3. Learn how AWX can simplify managing your workflows

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Mark Irish

Software Engineer, IBM
I am a software engineer at IBM working on open-source software enablement for the IBM i. I am particularly knowledgeable about Node.js and Machine Learning software libraries. Feel free to talk to me about your open-source questions and tell me what open-source software you'd like... Read More →

Wednesday April 26, 2023 10:30am - 11:30am MDT
Plaza Court 6
  Systems Management
  • Session Level Intermediate
  • Audience This session will benefit system administrators looking to automate system management and developers looking to automate application deployment.