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Ansible

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.

Stable version: 14.2 (changelog)

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

  • Stable release of Ansible v2.3.1
  • Ansible installed via pip
  • Sudo support for the ansible user.
  • SSL support out of the box.
  • Webmin modules for managing and configuring server.

Usage

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

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 - point your browser at either:

  1. http://12.34.56.789/ - not encrypted so no browser warning
  2. https://12.34.56.789/ - encrypted with self-signed SSL certificate

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@12.34.56.789
    

    Special case for AWS marketplace:

    ssh admin@12.34.56.789
    

* Replace 12.34.56.789 with a valid IP or hostname.