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F5 automation with Ansible workshop 

TUESDAY, MAR. 26, 2019 | 10:30AM — 3:30PM PST
F5 Headquarters – Executive Briefing Center, 501 Elliott Avenue West, Seattle, WA 98119

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What You'll Learn


The instructor-led workshop is intended for effectively demonstrating Ansible's capabilities using self-paced exercises. In this version, attendees will learn the basics around Ansible Playbook development as it relates to automating F5 Networks load balancers. This hands-on workshop details utilizing the F5 BIG-IP Ansible modules with Ansible Playbooks, and then later integrating them with Ansible Tower.

Who Can Benefit?

  • This workshop is geared toward network operators, network engineers, cloud administrators, DevOps engineers, security professionals and anyone interested in network automation.

Requirements for attendees:

  • An internet connection is required. Attendees must come with a laptop with admin rights and the ability to SSH to a lab environment hosted in a public cloud.
  • Attendees should have working knowledge of using SSH and command line shell (BASH) as well as a conceptual understanding of Linux system administration (how to use simple commands like cd, ls, mv, mkdir, etc).
  • Attendees should have working knowledge of at least one Linux text editor (nano, pico, vi/vim, zile, emacs) with which to write Ansible playbooks.

Introduction and settle in: 1.5 Hrs

  • Ansible Engine
  • How Ansible Works and its key components
  • Exploring the lab environment
  • Writing your first playbook
  • Registering output & tags, module documentation

Lunch 1Hr

F5 and Ansible: 2.5hr

  • Using Ansible to gather data from F5 BIG-IP
  • Using Ansible to configure VIPS, Pools, Nodes etc.
  • Automating Day2 tasks
  • Advanced error handling
  • Application deployment using declarative API’s

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