Certificate in Ansible

How It Works

  1. 1. Select Certification & Register
  2. 2. Receive Online e-Learning Access (LMS)
  3. 3. Take exam online anywhere, anytime
  4. 4. Get certified & Increase Employability

Test Details

  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • No. of questions: 50
  • Maximum marks: 50, Passing marks: 25 (50%).
  • There is NO negative marking in this module.
  • Online exam.

Benefits of Certification

$49.00 /-

Ansible is an open-source automation tool used for configuration management, application deployment, and task automation. It allows IT administrators and DevOps teams to automate repetitive tasks, manage configurations across multiple systems, and deploy applications more efficiently.

Note: Please note that the course comes with online e-learning (videos) only. No hard copy will be provided.

Why should one take Ansible Certification?

Ansible can manage thousands of nodes simultaneously and integrates with various cloud platforms, making it scalable and adaptable to diverse infrastructures. It enables orchestration of complex workflows and automation of tasks such as software provisioning, configuration management, and application deployment.

Vskills Certificate in provides a hands-on approach to understand the nuances of orchestration and automation in cloud with Ansible, as well as understand Ansible to manage cloud resources.

Who will benefit from taking Ansible Certification?

System administrators, DevOps engineers and cloud engineers will benefit immensely by opting for Vskills Certificate in Ansible to gain an edge in the Ansible related job opportunities in the competitive job market. 

Students taking the certification also gain by showcasing their understanding of Ansible and are able to increase their job opportunities.

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  • Introduction to Ansible
  • Ansible Core Versus Ansible Community
  • How Ansible Works?

Environment Setup

  • Launching Required Nodes / Servers for Ansible Setup
  • Launching Ansible-Controller Node - CentOS9 Node from Windows WSL2
  • Installing Ansible-Core on CentOS9 with Python Version 3.9.x
  • Ansible Configuration to Work with Managed Nodes
  • Why Ansible Is Called Agentless Tool
  • Creating userId on Ansible Controller and Switching to ansadmin from userid
  • Simple Ansible Architecture
  • How to Get the Latest File or Directory from Current Location?

Ad-Hoc Commands with Modules

  • Introduction to Ansible Ad-Hoc Commands with Modules | Commands for Modules
  • Ansible Ad-Hoc Commands to Execute Any Unix/Linux Commands
  • Handling Arguments with Quotations
  • What Is the Backend Story to Execute Ansible Ad-Hoc Commands?

Ansible Ad-Hoc Command to Work with Files

  • List of File Modules to Work with files|file, Copy, lineinfile, blockinfile...
  • Ansible Ad-Hoc Commands with File Module to Create a File on Managed Nodes
  • Ansible Ad-Hoc Commands with stat Module
  • Ansible Ad-Hoc Commands with Copy Module
  • Ansible Ad-Hoc Commands with lineinfile Module to Append/Replace/Delete Lines
  • Ansible Ad-Hoc Command with Fetch Module to Download from Managed Nodes

Installing Packages on Different OS Families

  • Ansible Ad-Hoc Commands with yum and apt Modules to Install Packages

Executing Ansible Ad-Hoc Commands on Ansible Controller Node or on Localhost

  • Executing Ansible Ad-Hoc Commands on Ansible Controller Node Itself

Understanding the Output of Ansible Ad-Hoc Commands Output

  • Why Ansible Operations or Tasks Are Called Idempotent?

Executing Ansible Ad-Hoc Commands with Your User ID and Password

  • Executing Ansible Ad-Hoc Commands with Your Real-Time User ID and Password

Ansible Inventory File(s)

  • Inventory File(s) to Work with Multiple Environments
  • Types of Ansible Inventory Files

Ansible Configuration File(s)

  • Multiple Locations of Ansible Configuration Files and Their Priority

Shell Scripts with Ansible Ad-Hoc Commands

  • How to Use Ansible Ad-Hoc Commands in Shell Scripts

Ansible Facts

  • Ansible Default Facts with setup Module
  • How to Create Custom Facts Based on Requirement

Introduction to Playbooks

  • Introduction to Playbooks and Why We Need Playbooks
  • How to Use Visual Studio Code Editor to Develop Ansible Playbooks
  • First Playbook
  • Executing Playbooks on Ansible Controller Node Itself
  • Commands to Verify the Playbook Syntax

Basic Concepts to Develop Playbooks

  • Introduction to Ansible Custom Variables
  • Data Types of Variables
  • Data Structures of YAML Scripting
  • Read Variable Values from a File
  • Passing Variable(s) Value(s) from Command-Line
  • Usage of vars_prompt Section in Playbooks
  • host_vars and group_vars
  • Debug Module with vars and msg Arguments

Registered and setfacts Variables

  • Ansible Register Variable - To Capture the Output of a Task into Variable
  • Ansible Set Fact Variables - Define or Redefine Variable(s) in Between the Tasks

Operations on Variables

  • Types of Operators | Operations on Variables
  • Arithmetic Operators
  • Filters and Methods Usage to Manipulate Data - Variable Data or Direct Data
  • Comparison Operators | Equal, Not-Equal, Greater, Lesser...
  • Membership Operators
  • Logical Operators
  • Test Operators
  • Operations on List or Sequence
  • Operations on Strings
  • Operations on Dictionaries or Maps
  • Points to Remember

Conditional Statements

  • Conditional Statement with when
  • In-Line Conditional Statement with if-else

Ansible Playbooks to Practice on Basic Concepts

  • Design Simple Arithmetic Calculator
  • Simple Playbook to Find the Python Version
  • Playbook to Find the Java Version
  • Playbook to Execute Any Command

Ansible Facts (Default Facts) and Systemd Facts

  • Working with Ansible Facts (Default Facts) Using Playbooks
  • Service or Systemd Facts with service_facts Module
  • inventory_hostname and hostvars

Usage of become and become_user

  • Usage of become, become_user, and become_method

Installing Packages | Task Reusability with import_tasks and include_tasks

  • Installing Given Package Based on OS Family
  • Install a Package Based on Managed Nodes Package Managers
  • Write a Playbook to Install Any Package(s)
  • How to Reuse Ansible-Tasks with import_tasks and include_tasks


  • How to Use Handlers and When Handlers Execute

Usage of Tags to Execute Required Tasks

  • How to Use Tags to Execute Tasks

Error Handling

  • Error Handling | Part-1
  • Error Handling with block and rescue and Also Grouping Multiple Tasks | Part-2

Ansible Logging

  • Capturing the Output of Ansible Ad-Hoc Commands and Playbooks into a Log File

Usage of remote_src , deletegate_to, and run_once Options for Ansible Playbooks

  • Install and Set JAVA_HOME as Environment Variable for All Applications
  • Playbook to Set JAVA_HOME for Any Open JDK with Valid URL

Simple Real-Time Ansible Playbook

  • Simple Real-Time Ansible Playbook with the Combination of Tags, Block and Handlers

Loops for Ansible Playbooks

  • Introduction to Loops
  • Loops to Work with List
  • Installing Multiple Packages with Loops
  • Loops to Work Dictionaries

Working with Templates

  • Introduction to Template Module
  • Template File with Variables, Conditions, and Loops

Introduction to Plugin

  • What Is an Ansible Plugin and How to List Required Plugins?

Working with Third-Party or Ansible Community Collections or Modules

  • Installing Required Collections or Required Module from Required Namespace

Ansible Dynamic Inventory with Plugins

  • Ansible Dynamic Inventory for AWS with Plugin
  • Ansible Dynamic Inventory and Working with Managed Nodes Using Default ec2-us

Ansible Roles

  • Introduction to Ansible Roles

Ansible Vault

  • How to Use Ansible Vault to Encrypt Secrets

Raw Module

  • Working with Managed Nodes if Managed Nodes Are Installed with Python

Ansible Project Setup for Real Time to Work with Servers

  • Different Cases to Work with Remote Servers or Managed Nodes
  • Directory Structure for Real-Time Project
  • Working with User ID and Password for Ansible Ad-Hoc Commands and Playbooks
  • Working with SSH Keys for Ansible Ad-Hoc Commands and Playbooks

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