Ansible For VMware By Examples book, authored by Luca Berton, and published by Apress (Springer Nature Information Technology specialist) is going to be released soon in the best libraries and online bookshops.
Who This Book Is For
IT professionals of the information technology who would like a jargon-free understanding of Ansible technology, including VMware, Linux, and Windows Systems Administrators, DevOps professionals, thought leaders, and infrastructure-as-code enthusiasts.
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Get a comprehensive, in-depth introduction to the Ansible language for the VMware infrastructure with this hands-on book.
Learn how to save time and avoid human errors by efficiently automating your VMware infrastructure using the Ansible Open Source IT automation technology enabling Infrastructure as Code (IaC) for DevOps methodologies.
It’s an ideal way to begin, whether you’re new to automation or a professional automation expert versed in other languages.
Automate the most repetitive, boring, and error-prone chores such as the VMware virtual machines created from scratch and a template, start and stop using the shutdown and forced power-off, take and delete a snapshot, add a new hard disk and expand a currently attached hard disk, as well as generate report of information from data centers, clusters, host systems, and virtual machines.
Great value with everyday chores time saving: file upload to datastore, VMware Guest Tools status and update, live Migration of a VMware Virtual Machine using vMotion.
Baby steps, installation, and configuration are included for the most common operating system to interact with VMware vSphere using the latest Ansible collection and Python resources.
This book unlocks all the clear-cut and not-so-obvious best practices of Ansible automation. Each lesson summarizes a specific real-life use case for your modern VMware infrastructure and highlights a single Ansible resource and the main configuration parameters.
What Will You Learn
How to automate your VMware infrastructure using Ansible language
How to install Ansible in the most common operating systems Linux (Red Hat, CentoOS, Ubuntu, Fedora, Amazon Linux, SUSE, Debian), macOS, Windows, etc.
How to automate your VMware virtual machines creation deletion, manage power state, snapshot, and storage
How to generate reports of information from data centers, clusters, host systems, and virtual machines
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Planned publishing date: 28th November 2022
Table Of Contents
Shelve in Category: Cloud Computing
User level: Intermediate to Advanced
Chapter 0: Front Matter
About the Author
About the Technical Reviewer
Who’s This Book For
Modern IT Infrastructure
Whois Luca Berton
Awards & Recognition
Chapter 1: Ansible for Beginners with Examples
What is Ansible
Facts and Magic Variables
Chapter 2: Installing Ansible
ansible community vs ansible-core packages
Ansible terminology - Ansible vs Ansible-core packages
How to install Ansible in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8
How to install Ansible in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
How to install Ansible in Fedora 36
How to install Ansible in CentOS 9 Stream
How to install Ansible in Windows
How to install Ansible in macOS
How to install Ansible in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 15
How to install Ansible with PIP
How to install Ansible in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 9
How to install Ansible in Amazon Linux 2 (AWS EC2)
How to install Ansible in Debian
Chapter 3: Ansible for VMware
Configure Ansible For VMware
Configure a Python Virtual Environment for Ansible VMware
Ansible troubleshooting - VMware failed to import PyVmomi
Ansible troubleshooting - VMware Unknown error while connecting to vCenter or ESXi
Ansible troubleshooting - VMware certificate verify failed connecting to vCenter or ESXi
Create a VMware virtual machine
Deploy a VMware virtual machine from a template
Start a VMware virtual machine
Stop a VMware virtual machine
Take a VMware virtual machine snapshot
Delete a VMware virtual machine snapshot
Add a new hard disk to VMware virtual machine
Expand a virtual disk in VMware virtual machine
Gather VMware Hosts information of a cluster
Get VMware virtual machine UUID
Ansible Dynamic Inventory For VMware
Get VMware virtual machine Running Host
Get VMware datastore status
Upload a file to the VMware datastore
Get VMware Guest Tools status
Upgrade VMware Guest Tools
Live Migration of a VMware Virtual Machine using vMotion
Change the boot devices order of a VMware virtual machine
Chapter 4: Closing Remarks
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