Ansible Primary Use Case

Faycal Noushi
CEO/Founder at Zen Networks
Server configuration management: This is Ansible's forte as it has multiple modules to interact with servers either to orchestrate or configure them. This can take multiple forms like pushing a script and executing it, sending commands to restart services... Network configuration management: Ansible coupled with Jinja2 allows to push parametered configurations in a reliable way. Support for network gear isn't as common as server/development use cases. But, with some hacking, it can be managed The tool can also be used for CI/CD software deployment, But, we didn't explore this topic with it that much, yet. View full review »
Mohamed Ibrahim
Senior DevOps at RubiconMD
The primary use case is for configuration management. We use it for patching and updating. We also use it to send out new configs to all our servers. View full review »
David Rojas
Automation Engineer at Fidelity National Information Services, Inc.
It is used to support WAN network equipment. View full review »
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