Ansible

How to Create a vSwitch in VMware – Ansible

In my last blog post, I demonstrated how to create an Ansible Playbook that automated several VMware ESXi configuration tasks commonly used. Another time-consuming task can be the creation of vSwitches and VM PortGroups on an ESXi host, hence the power of using Ansible for a consistent and repeatable process. What is a vSwitch? A […]

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How to Configure VMware ESXi with Ansible

One way to ensure that your VMware ESXi hosts have a consistent and repeatable configuration; is with the use of Ansible. I have created an ansible playbook that can be run against a VMware ESXi host to a desired configuration and run on a weekly basis to check for configuration drift. The true power is

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How to Automate with Ansible on RHEL9

During this series of blog posts, I am showcasing the process of updating my outdated Ansible playbooks. By doing so, this allows me to take advantage of newer versions of Ansible along with updated vendor modules. As I have mentioned in several of my previous blog posts, I am a huge fan of automation and

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How to Deploy Ansible On a RHEL9 VM – Part 2

Ansible Playbooks: After revisiting some of my ansible playbooks, I noticed that a few were no longer working. This prompted me to dig a little deeper and I realized the need to update my scripts. Since I initially created my playbooks on my MacBook and on a RHEL8 VM in my lab, I decided to start

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