Ansible Playbooks | How To Automate Server Configuration
Ansible Playbooks define a set of tasks to be executed by Ansible on a group of managed nodes. Playbooks can be reused, shared across teams, version controlled, and support complex deployment. In this video, we’ll introduce concepts like tasks, plays, and variables by showing you how to add a limited user account to your Ansible nodes.
0:00 – Intro
0:40 – Getting Up To Speed
3:53 – Adding a Limited User to each Server
7:38 – Creating a Hash for User Password
9:40 – Testing the Configuration
11:31 – Adding an SSH Key to Each Server
16:00 – Fixing Errors
17:00 – Testing User Permissions
18:03 – Outro
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