Using Ansible to automate oVirt and RHV environments

Bored of clicking in the WebUI of RHV or oVirt? Automate it with Ansible! Set up a complete virtualization environment within a few minutes. Some time ago, Ansible includes a module for orchestrating RHV environments. It allows you to automate the setup of such an environment as well as automating daily tasks. Preparation Of course, Ansible can not automate all tasks, you need to set up a few things manually. Lets assume you want your oVirt-engine or RHV-manager running outside ….Read More

Using IPA for user authentication and RBAC in Ansible Tower

Ansible is a great orchestration tool. Ansible Tower is the enterprise version of Ansible adding features like a WebUI, RestAPI and others. Tower has also some features like role-based access control allowing to control which user is allowed to run which playbooks on which infrastructure, servers and so on. In larger environments, this is not done manually but using a centrally managed Identity Management System such as Redhat IdM with IPA or Microsoft Active Directory. This post covers how to ….Read More