Embedded Ansible

The most significant new Automate feature introduced in CloudForms 4.5 (ManageIQ Fine) was the embedded Ansible automation engine, and this has been significantly enhanced in the CloudForms 4.6 (ManageIQ Gaprindashvili) release.

This section describes the capabilities of Embedded Ansible in CloudForms 4.6 and ManageIQ Gaprindashvili.

The section contains 11 chapters:

  • Introduction to Embedded Ansible

  • Ansible Playbook Services

  • Playbook Service Provision and Retirement State Machines

  • Running an Ansible Playbook Service Non-Interactively

  • Running a Playbook Service from a Button

  • ManageIQ Ansible Modules

  • Ansible Playbook Methods

  • Calling a Playbook Method from the VM Provision State Machine

  • Using Cloud Credentials

  • Embedded Ansible Objects

  • Troubleshooting