Ansible Network Automation Workshop: Atlanta Feb 21

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8601 Dunwoody Place

Suite #510

Atlanta, GA 30350

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The Ansible Network Automation Workshop will teach you how to automate network operations with Ansible. Learn the skills needed to implement Ansible and Ansible Tower at your organization.

This workshop is recommended for network operators, network engineers, cloud administrators, DevOps engineers, security professionals and anyone interested in network automation

100% of your $20 ticket price will be donated to our favorite charity, Girls Who Code.

This is a hands-on workshop. Please come with a laptop with admin rights and the ability to SSH to a lab environment hosted in a public cloud.


  • Basic understanding of what Ansible is and how it works with networking devices
  • Running ad-hoc Ansible commands from a command line
  • Building and execution of playbooks to accomplish basic router connectivity
  • Use Case: Backing up network configurations
  • Use Case: Create a GRE tunnel
  • Use Case: Additional router configurations
  • Introduction to Roles: Making playbooks reusable and platform agnostic
  • Installing & Configuring Ansible Tower
  • Use Case: Creating and running a job template


8:30 a.m. Registration, Networking, Coffee, Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Introductions, What is Ansible, and Common use cases

9:30 a.m. How Ansible Networking Works

10:00 a.m. Basic Ansible playbooks

10:15 a.m. Lab

10:30 a.m. Network configuration with Cisco routers

11:00 a.m. Lab

11:30 a.m. Day 2 operations with Ansible networking

12:00 p.m. Lunch (provided)

1:00 p.m. Lab: Backup and restore

1:30 p.m. Using Ansible templating and roles

1:45 p.m. Lab: Dynamic Documentation with Ansible

1:30 p.m. Discuss Ansible Tower

2:00 p.m. Closing Remarks and Questions

2:30 p.m. Day ends


Daniel Faile, Solution Architect at Red Hat

Derrick Sutherland, Senior Consultant at Shadow-Soft

James Hendrix, Sales Engineer at Shadow-Soft

Questions? Call 770-546-0077 or email contact@shadow-soft.com

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