Hands-On Enterprise Automation on Linux

Efficiently perform large-scale Linux infrastructure automation with Ansible

James Freeman

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Automation is paramount if you want to run Linux in your enterprise effectively. It helps you minimize costs by reducing manual operations, ensuring compliance across data centers, and accelerating deployments for your cloud infrastructures.

Complete with detailed explanations, practical examples, and self-assessment questions, this book will teach you how to manage your Linux estate and leverage Ansible to achieve effective levels of automation. You'll learn important concepts on standard operating environments that lend themselves to automation, and then build on this knowledge by applying Ansible to achieve standardization throughout your Linux environments.

By the end of this Linux automation book, you'll be able to build, deploy, and manage an entire estate of Linux servers with higher reliability and lower overheads than ever before.

What will you learn from this book

  • Perform large-scale automation of Linux environments in an enterprise
  • Overcome the common challenges and pitfalls of extensive automation
  • Define the business processes needed to support a large-scale Linux environment
  • Get well-versed with the most effective and reliable patch management strategies
  • Automate a range of tasks from simple user account changes to complex security policy enforcement
  • Learn best practices and procedures to make your Linux environment automatable
Language English
ISBN-10 1789131618
ISBN-13 978-1789131611
No of pages 512
Book Publisher Packt Publishing
Published Date 24 Jan 2020

About Author

Author : James Freeman

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  • Perform large-scale automation of Linux environments in an enterprise
  • Overcome the common challenges and pitfalls of extensive automation
  • Define the business processes needed to support a large-scale Linux environment
  • Get well-versed with the most effective and reliable patch management strategies
  • Automate a range of tasks from simple user account changes to complex security policy enforcement
  • Learn best practices and procedures to make your Linux environment automatable

Table of Contents

  1. Building a Standard Operating Environment on Linux
  2. Automating Your IT Infrastructure with Ansible
  3. Streamlining Infrastructure Management with AWX
  4. Deployment Methodologies
  5. Using Ansible to Build Virtual Machine Templates for Deployment
  6. Custom Builds with PXE Booting
  7. Configuration Management with Ansible
  8. Enterprise Repository Management with Pulp
  9. Patching with Katello
  10. Managing Users on Linux
  11. Database Management
  12. Performing Routine Maintenance with Ansible
  13. Using CIS Benchmarks
  14. CIS Hardening with Ansible
  15. Auditing Security Policy with OpenSCAP
  16. Tips and Tricks

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