What is Ansible and How it works

what is ansible?

It is a Tool which manage configuration of servers. Configuration of servers includes create/delete/modify file, install/uninstall packages, start/restart services etc..

Benefits of Ansible:

  • Its free open source Tool
  • Easy to learn and use
  • platform independent
  • It works for All OS .like windows, Linux
  • Ansible modules are idempotent

Architecture of Ansible:

Human communicate with ansible remote servers through Ansible control server. The component Of ACS includes

Tool, Ansible inventory, and ansible playbook.

Ansible architecture diagram