Archive for the tag 'Ansible'

 

 

Apr 13 2021

Make Ansible 6X Faster with these 3 Tips

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Speed up Ansible with 3 easy tweaks and more

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Apr 01 2021

Build Ansible Inventory from IBM Cloud Resources

Published by under Ansible,Python

IBM Cloud relies on Softlayer API – also called IBM Classic Infrastructure – to automate things. The API is available in different languages such as Python, Go, Java or PHP. Here I will generate automatically a host inventory collected on my IBM Cloud account directly usable by Ansible. I will also generate datacenters groups. You […]

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Mar 06 2021

Why Ansible Upgrades Packages on Hold and How to Fix it

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I was writing a new Ansible role to upgrade all of my VMs. I was still using an old Rancher that only works with docker-ce package up to version 18.06. A first task holds back the package with Ansible Dpkg module, as recommended on many websites.A second step runs a full upgrade of my system […]

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Jul 04 2020

Register a Jenkins Slave with Ansible

Published by under Ansible,Jenkins

We saw how to register a Jenkins slave with a REST API. Let’s go one step further: make Ansible do that for you. You will first need a Jenkins user and associated token with the proper rights. Agent connect and create permissions should be sufficient. I’ll simply call that user “node”. Log on Jenkins with […]

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