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ServiceNow (snow) inventory for Ansible Tower 3.2.1

Unfortunately https://github.com/ServiceNowITOM/ansible-sn-inventoryis NOT compatible with Ansible Tower. So I decided to give it a shot and make it work with the latest Ansible Tower version of 3.2.1. Step 1. Install the python-configparser from epel 

Step 2. create the file now.ini and place it in /etc/ansible/now.ini You can find the file here:  now.ini Modify the instance, Read more about ServiceNow (snow) inventory for Ansible Tower 3.2.1[…]

RHV 4.1 / RHEV 4.1 Dynamic Inventory For Ansible Tower

Out of the box Ansible Tower 3.1.2 does not come with the Red Hat Virtualization 4.0 provider. You will find the instructions here to get it working: Step 1: SSH into the ansible tower [dobby@dobby ~]$ ssh root@tower.local.domb.com Step 2: Install ovirt-engine-sdk-python [root@towerldo ~]# yum install ovirt-engine-sdk-python Step 3: cd into /opt/rh and get the Read more about RHV 4.1 / RHEV 4.1 Dynamic Inventory For Ansible Tower[…]

CloudForms Ansible Tower Inventory fix

Unfortunately the latest version of Ansible Tower 3.2.1 is not able to connect to CloudForms due to a bug in the inventory file cloudforms.py If you need a fix for it until it is fixed downstream in the next tower release you can use mine (not supported of course) The PR is here: https://github.com/ansible/ansible/pull/31760 fix Read more about CloudForms Ansible Tower Inventory fix[…]

RHV single node with local storage domain

In the last few month I got quite a few requests on deploying RHV as a single hyper-converged non extendable node with local storage (not gluster). This blog post is going to show you how you can install RHVM on baremetal and add the  same host which hosts the baremetal engine to RHVM. As always, Read more about RHV single node with local storage domain[…]

awx ansible on rhel

As you probably read we did opensource ansible tower https://github.com/ansible/awx . This was a big and necessary step to follow the red hat way of being truly opensource. Thanks to Jeff Geerling we also have a role https://galaxy.ansible.com/geerlingguy/awx/ to install awx. To install AWX on RHEL (remember this is not supported by GSS) you need to Read more about awx ansible on rhel[…]

OpenShift Seccomp – Securing Containers by Stripping Capabilities

Let say you want to prove to your security team that running a pod in Red Hat OpenShift is really removing capabilities from the running container.  There is not much documentation out there which explains how to find what capabilities get stripped so I will walk you through how you can make the case. Step Read more about OpenShift Seccomp – Securing Containers by Stripping Capabilities[…]

Red Hat Asia Tech Exchange – The Power of Red Hat Open Management

It was a great honor to present at Asia Tech Exchange in Vietnam! The presentation I gave was a modified version of the Red Hat Summit presentation and included a live demo of deploying Satellite 6, Ansible Tower, CloudForms and Red Hat Insights fully integrated in 45 minutes. The participants were able to understand and Read more about Red Hat Asia Tech Exchange – The Power of Red Hat Open Management[…]

Red Hat Tech Exchange 2017 – Asia Pacific – The Power Of Integration

I will be speaking at Red Hat Tech Exchange in Vietnam September 3rd about the power of integration around the Red Hat Management portfolio. You will see a life demo on how you can deploy and full integrate CloudForms, Satellite6 and Ansible Tower. I will also explain why it is important to have native integration Read more about Red Hat Tech Exchange 2017 – Asia Pacific – The Power Of Integration[…]


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