Release Notes: Ansible for Networking Engineers
- January 30 2021
Published updated Creating Reusable Code videos and slide deck. Added New Features and Errata documents to Jinja2, Inventory and Variables, Play and Task Execution, Networking Modules Overview and Extending Ansible sections.
- December 01 2020
Published updated Getting Operational Data videos and an introduction to Ansible collections in Ansible 2.10
- October 26 2020
Published new intro videos that include the case studies and debugging videos we added to the Ansible webinar
- October 16 2020
Published new "Inventory Deep Dive" and updated/restructured "Variables Deep Dive" videos
- April 05 2020
Added link to "Writing custom inventory plugin" blog post
- November 20 2019
Added link to "Network Automation Text Parsing Landscape"
- October 29 2019
Published second half of edited "Managing Configurations" videos.
- October 05 2019
Published edited "changing device configurations" videos.
- September 02 2019
Updated the Jinja2 address handling video and slide deck with new ipaddr filters available in Ansible releases 2.5 through 2.8 (including the underdocumented ones :)
- August 07 2019
Published the first set of edited videos from Ansible Networking Modules update session.
- March 21 2019
Published final raw videos from Ansible 2.7 Update live webinar sessions.
- March 17 2019
New slide deck for Declarative Configuration Modules part of Ansible Networking Modules - Managing Configurations section.
- March 11 2019
Added configure replace example into Managing Configurations slide deck.
- February 13 2019
Simple Command-Based Playbooks and the first part of Managing Configurations sections have been updated to use Ansible 2.7 features.
The Simple Command-Based Playbooks section has new sample use case: collecting printouts from network devices.
- February 08 2019
Published updated Ansible Loops video describing the new (post-2.5) syntax and adding a section on drawbacks of using loops in Ansible playbooks.
Also adding links to relevant parts of Ansible documentation to deep dive videos.
- January 24 2019
The Connecting and Authenticating and Executing Commands parts of the Ansible Networking Modules section have been updated to use the latest (Ansible 2.7) features, including network_cli and httpapi. We also added a new section describing the fundamentals of device-specific and generic networking modules.
The Command-Based Playbooks slide deck has already been updated, the videos will be released after the next update session in February 2019.