Configuration Management Training in Chicago

Configuration Management Training in Chicago
Configuration Management Tools Training

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Configuration Management Course Events - Chicago

Code Name Venue Duration Course Date PHP Course Price [Remote / Classroom]
ansibleautointro Introduction to Ansible Automation IL, Chicago - CBD - West Loop Riverside Plaza Center 7 hours Thu, Feb 9 2017, 9:30 am $1850 / $3130
ansiblecm Managing Configuration with Ansible IL, Chicago - CBD - West Loop Riverside Plaza Center 21 hours Tue, Feb 28 2017, 9:30 am $4500 / $6840
itasaltstack IT Automation with Saltstack IL, Chicago - CBD - West Loop Riverside Plaza Center 14 hours Mon, Mar 13 2017, 9:30 am $3550 / $5360
ansibleautointro Introduction to Ansible Automation IL, Chicago - CBD - West Loop Riverside Plaza Center 7 hours Tue, Apr 4 2017, 9:30 am $1850 / $3130
ansiblecm Managing Configuration with Ansible IL, Chicago - CBD - West Loop Riverside Plaza Center 21 hours Mon, Apr 24 2017, 9:30 am $4500 / $6840
ansibleautointro Introduction to Ansible Automation IL, Chicago - CBD - West Loop Riverside Plaza Center 7 hours Tue, Jun 6 2017, 9:30 am $1850 / $3130
itasaltstack IT Automation with Saltstack IL, Chicago - CBD - West Loop Riverside Plaza Center 14 hours Mon, Jun 12 2017, 9:30 am $3550 / $5360
ansiblecm Managing Configuration with Ansible IL, Chicago - CBD - West Loop Riverside Plaza Center 21 hours Wed, Jun 14 2017, 9:30 am $4500 / $6840
ansibleautointro Introduction to Ansible Automation IL, Chicago - CBD - West Loop Riverside Plaza Center 7 hours Tue, Jul 25 2017, 9:30 am $1850 / $3130
itasaltstack IT Automation with Saltstack IL, Chicago - CBD - West Loop Riverside Plaza Center 14 hours Wed, Aug 2 2017, 9:30 am $3550 / $5360
ansiblecm Managing Configuration with Ansible IL, Chicago - CBD - West Loop Riverside Plaza Center 21 hours Mon, Aug 7 2017, 9:30 am $4500 / $6840

Course Outlines

Code Name Duration Outline
itasaltstack IT Automation with Saltstack 14 hours

Saltstack (Salt for short) is open source software developed to automate the configuration of server systems. During this course you will learn how to centrally administer and manage multiple server environments.

The course will be a good mixture of presentations, examples and lab exercises so that you can immediately apply what you have learnt.

Salt overview

  • The goal of SaltStack
  • Architectural overview of remote execution
  • Salt states
  • Grains
  • Pillar
  • Jinja2 and the virtual mechanism

Introduction to YAML

  • Literals, scalars
  • Sequences, mappings
  • Examples

Installation of Salt

  • Installation on Ubuntu
  • Differences between salt-common, salt-minion and salt-master
  • Installation on Amazon EC2

Salt command line basics

  • Anatomy of a salt command
  • Output formatting in JSON
  • The jq tool

Targeting minions

  • Globbing
  • Regular expressions
  • List matching
  • IP matching
  • Grains matching
  • Compound matcing
  • Examples and exercises

States

  • Package management
  • Services
  • Highstate
  • Exercises, examples

Templating

  • Jinja2 introduction
  • For loop, assignments, escaping
  • Templating with Jinja2 in Salt, examples

Pillar

  • Secure storage
  • VNC password deployment example

Other interesting SaltStack concepts

  • Environments
  • salt-cloud
  • Orchestration
  • Integration with Docker
ansiblecm Managing Configuration with Ansible 21 hours

This course has been created to system administrators who want to automate system and application configuration management with Ansible.

This course focuses mostly on Linux/Unix servers.

Introduction to Ansible

  • Very brief history and reason for development of Ansible
  • Brief comparison with Saltstack and others
  • Benefits and limitations of using Ansible

Quick Examples

  • Deploying configuration of Apache server
  • Managing changes in the configuration

Playbooks

  • Roles
  • Inclusion
  • Variables
  • Filters
  • Conditionals
  • Loops
  • Accelerated Mode
  • Asynchronous Actions
  • Pooling
  • Dry Run
  • Delegation, Roling Updates and Local Actions
  • Error Handling
  • Lookups
  • Prompts
  • Tags
  • Vault
  • Running playbooks interactively

Dealing with Modules

  • Installing Modules
  • Overview of commonly used modules

Other

  • Ansible Galaxy
  • Testing Strategies
  • YAML Syntax
ansibleautointro Introduction to Ansible Automation 7 hours

Ansible solves the problem: "We've got the server configuration we want, we've put in the time figuring it out; now how to we automate all that?"

The Essentials of Configuration and Deployment

  • What we can do with Ansible
  • Our goals before, and our goals now

Setting Up

  • Configuration
  • Inventory
  • Playbooks
    • Roles, Plays, And Tasks
    • Variables and Modules

Best Practices, and the Future

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