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Get started with automating your dev work flows with NetApp and Ansible

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Step 1: Learn how to Ansible

Application deployment, configuration management, and orchestration—all from one system. Powerful automation made easier with NetApp® modules for Ansible.

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Overview and setup: Ansible-certified NetApp modules

NetApp is one of the only storage vendors with modules certified through the Red Hat Ansible Automation Certification Program.

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Overview and setup: How Ansible works

Ansible is a radically simple IT automation engine that automates cloud provisioning, configuration management, application deployment, intraservice orchestration, and many other IT needs.

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Overview and setup: Ansible and NetApp QuickStart

Learn how to install Ansible and find out the requirements of NetApp modules.

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Overview and setup: How to install Ansible

A guide to getting started with Ansible on NetApp.

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Step 2: Automate! With NetApp + Ansible

Trusted automation can be fast, safe, and simple. Learn about the modules recently released for NetApp and find out how to incorporate them into your Ansible playbooks. Listen to NetApp and Ansible engineers describe best practices and answer frequently asked questions.

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Go further: Gather the facts

Gather system information to use in the tasks you run and to inform playbooks.

Learn more: Gather facts
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Go further: Ansible resource library

Get best practices and expert tips to help you end repetitive tasks.

Download Ansible resources
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Go further: Understanding playbooks

Get best practices and expert tips to help you end repetitive tasks.

Get started with playbooks
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Go further: Write playbooks for NetApp

If Ansible modules are the tools in your workshop, playbooks are your instruction manuals.

Learn to write, use, and encrypt your playbooks
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Go further: Encrypt playbooks

Share playbooks without revealing administrative privileges.

Secure playbooks

Step 3: Join the community

Collaborate, network, and learn alongside your peers. NetApp and Ansible are fostering strong communities to support and share best practices. To learn how you can get involved, click the following links and join the conversation.

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thePub

Bringing together developers and automation experts who make technology go.

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thePub: Get started

Roll up your sleeves with our five-part series on Ansible.

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thePub: Support

Live feedback and community support and technical Q&A.

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Ansible Galaxy

An online community for finding, sharing, and reusing Ansible automation content.

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Ansible Galaxy: Get started

Join developers who are working together at GitHub.

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