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I teach creative Automation DevOps, Cloud Engineer, System Administrator, and IT Professional to succeed with Ansible Technology to automate more things everyday.

Ansible troubleshooting - not a valid attribute for a Play error
Sep 21, 21
Ansible troubleshooting - not a valid attribute for a Play error
How to reproduce, troubleshoot, and fix the "FATAL template error while templating string" Ansible runtime error.
Ansible troubleshooting - not a valid attribute for a Play error
Sep 20, 21
Ansible troubleshooting - not a valid attribute for a Play error
How to reproduce, troubleshoot, and fix the “not a valid attribute for a Play” error.
Create an empty file - Ansible module file
Sep 17, 21
Create an empty file - Ansible module file
How to create an empty ~/example.txt file or update the time of an already create file.
Checkout git repository SSH - Ansible module git
Sep 16, 21
Checkout git repository SSH - Ansible module git
How to checkout a git repository via SSH using Ansible module git.
Ansible troubleshooting - Syntax Error
Sep 15, 21
Ansible troubleshooting - Syntax Error
Let's troubleshoot together the Ansible fatal error "Syntax Error while loading YAML" to find the offending lines in our playbook code, the root cause, fix a missing quote, and verify the resolution is working.
Copy files to Windows remote hosts - Local to Remote - Ansible module win_copy
Sep 14, 21
Copy files to Windows remote hosts - Local to Remote - Ansible module win_copy
How to copy report.txt file to Windows remote hosts using Ansible module win_copy.
Download a file - Ansible module get_url
Sep 13, 21
Download a file - Ansible module get_url
How to download a tarball from URL, verify the checksum, assign some permission with Ansible
Reboot remote hosts - Ansible module reboot
Sep 10, 21
Reboot remote hosts - Ansible module reboot
How to reboot remote hosts with Ansible specifying the notification message to logged users, the delay seconds, and the verification command.
Delete file or directory - Ansible module file
Sep 9, 21
Delete file or directory - Ansible module file
A real-life example about how the "deleteme" file and the "deleteme" directory with Ansible. Tested in a target Linux machine as well for idempotency of the Ansible Playbook.
Install Windows software - Ansible module win_chocolatey
Sep 8, 21
Install Windows software - Ansible module win_chocolatey
How to Install Windows software with Ansible? Today I’m going to reveal a secret to installing software in a Windows managed host using Chocolatey Package Manager.
Ansible troubleshooting - chgrp failed
Sep 7, 21
Ansible troubleshooting - chgrp failed
When you try to change permission to file your Ansible Playbook might end up with "chgrp failed" error. Let's investigate together why this error happens and how to solve it!
Change file permission - Ansible module file
Sep 6, 21
Change file permission - Ansible module file
How to change file or directory permission with Ansible? I’m going to show you a live demo and some simple Ansible code to change chmod and group of a test.txt file.
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