Ansible is great tool to automate the configuration of your servers. In this post I will focus on configuring a Linux web server running Apache, PHP and MariaDB – which is also know as a LAMP server. (more…)
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In this article I will explain how to do a simple web server configuration using Ansible. The goal will be to automatically install Apache web server and PHP. In additional to that, we will also instruct Apache to start automatically at boot. (more…)
Ansible is a configuration management tool, much like Puppet, Chef and CF Engine. It’s used to automate the configuration of servers and network devices. Although it benefits infrastructures of all sizes, tools like it are essential in agile data centers where you expect to do a lot of scale-out architectures. One of the main benefits of Ansible over other configuration management tools is that unlike most, it is agentless and, therefore, does not need to be tied down to a master server.