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Radically simple IT automation platform

Ansible is a simple, agentless IT automation engine that automates cloud provisioning, configuration management, application deployment and intra-service ochestration. It can configure systems, deploy software, and streamline advanced IT tasks such as continuous deployments or zero downtime rolling updates.

This appliance includes all the standard features in TurnKey Core, and on top of that:

  • Stable release of Ansible installed via pip.
  • WinRM support for managing Windows hosts.
  • Sudo support for the ansible user.
  • Semaphore open source web UI for Ansible.
  • SSL support out of the box.
  • Webmin modules for managing and configuring server.


For examples of how to use the Ansible appliance, see Usage.


Ansible® is a registered trademark of Ansible, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

Note: This software appliance is not supported by Ansible or Red Hat

Usage details & Logging in for Administration

No default passwords: For security reasons there are no default passwords. All passwords are set at system initialization time.

Ignore SSL browser warning: browsers don't like self-signed SSL certificates, but this is the only kind that can be generated automatically without paying a commercial Certificate Authority.

Web Semaphore Ansible UI - point your browser at:

  1. - encrypted with self-signed SSL certificate

Username for Semaphore:

Login as username admin - password is initially same as 'ansible' Linux user set at firstboot.

Username for ansible:

Login as username ansible

Username for OS system administration:

Login as root except on AWS marketplace which uses username admin.

  1. Point your browser to:
  2. Login with SSH client:
    ssh root@

    Special case for AWS marketplace:

    ssh admin@

* Replace with a valid IP or hostname.