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Network Automation with Ansible (DO457)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Course Content

Learn how to use Red Hat Ansible Automation for Networking to remotely automate configuration of network devices, test and validate the current network state, and perform compliance checks to detect and correct configuration drift.

Course content summary:

  • Install and configure Red Hat Ansible Automation for Networking on a management system
  • Use Ansible to run ad hoc commands and playbooks to automate tasks
  • Write effective Ansible playbooks for network automation
  • Gather information about network infrastructure configuration and backup
  • Automate specific network administration use cases, including configuration of routers and switches, ports, VLANs, SNMP monitoring, and routing protocols
  • Use Ansible playbooks to target devices from various hardware vendors, including Cisco, Juniper, and Arista

Who should attend

This course is designed for:

  • Network administrators, network automation engineers, and infrastructure automation engineers who want to learn how to use Ansible to automate the administration, deployment, and configuration management of the network infrastructure of their organization or enterprise.


  • Experience with network administration, including a solid understanding of TCP/IP, routers, and managed switches
  • Familiarity with managing network devices from the command line, preferably with one or more of Cisco IOS, IOS XR, or NX-OS; Juniper JUNOS; Arista EOS; or VyOS
  • Knowledge equivalent to Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) or better is recommended
  • Prior Ansible knowledge is not required
  • You will work with text files and run commands in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment. A working knowledge of Linux, including how to edit text files and run commands from the shell, and how to use SSH to log in to remote systems

Outline: Network Automation with Ansible (DO457)

Deploy Ansible

  • Install Ansible and create Ansible inventories.

Run commands and plays

  • Execute ad hoc commands and prepare Ansible playbooks.

Parameterize Ansible

  • Control tasks with loops and conditions.

Administer Ansible

  • Safeguard information with Ansible Vault and manage inventories.

Automate simple network operations

  • Gather network information with Ansible and configure network devices.

Automate complex operations

  • Solve new MACD challenges and overcome real-world challenges.
Classroom Training
Modality: G

Duration 4 days

  • Canada: US$ 3,400
  • Red Hat Training Units: 12 RTU
Dates and Booking
Online Training
Modality: U

Duration 5 days

  • Canada: US$ 3,400
  • Red Hat Training Units: 12 RTU
Dates and Booking
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United States
Apr 29-May 3, 2019 Online Training 11:00 US/Eastern 5 days * Enroll
Jun 24-28, 2019 Online Training 11:00 US/Eastern 5 days * Enroll
Mar 25-28, 2019 Course language: English * Enroll
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