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Hands-on Network Automation with Ansible

Take the Toil Out of Work with Ansible

About The Course

Join us as we cover the use of VMware NSX-T to provide Micro Segmentation for VMware workloads. The class will focus oJoin us as we take you through the Ansible Engine, one of the most popular automation frameworks for managing networks. You will walk away from this course with a practical understanding of how to configure and maintain your network using Ansible.

What You'll Learn

  • General Ansible usage

  • Tracking changes with Git

  • YAML and JSON markup languages

  • Jinja2 templating language

  • Ansible networking modules to manipulate Cisco IOS and NXOS devices


  • Backup device configurations

  • Track routing changes

  • Generate custom reports

    • Track free disk space
    • Track serial numbers and software versions
  • Update common settings SNMP, SYSLOG and NTP servers

  • Maintain local admins and password rotation

  • Configuration automation


  • Experience with Networking concepts and practices (you have created VLANs, configured devices, etc.)

  • Linux command line basics

  • No experience with Ansible or other automation tools necessary

Class Details

Venue: 100% online instruction & labs
Cost: $3,000


Keith Emmanuel, Consultant at IVOXY Consulting
  • 11 years Networking experience

  • 6 years consulting on Cisco Networks

  • CCIE R&S (32827) certified

Class Benefits

  • IVOXY Consultant-lead instruction

  • In-class, hands-on lab exercises

  • Class specific slack channel access

  • 1 week extended online IVOXY lab access

  • Best practices and resource documents

At a Glance

Day One

  • Overview of Ansible
  • Ansible Installation
  • Version Control Using Git
  • Creating Templates with Jinja2

Day Two

  • Ansible Basic & Complex Usage
  • Ansible Modules to Execute Commands
  • Ansible Modules to Manage
  • Configurations

Day Three

  • Creating Reusable Code
  • Encrypting Sensitive Data
  • Ansible Tower

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