Ansible For VMware By Examples book by Apress
Learn how to use the Ansible open-source IT automation tool to automate your VMware infrastructure. Ansible For VMware By Examples book, authored by Luca Berton and published by Apress (Springer Nature Information Technology specialist), available in the best libraries and online bookshops.
Who This Book Is For
IT professionals in 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…