Ansible Use Case Gallery

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Ansible Use Case Gallery
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Immutable Infrastructure

  • Configure your re-buildable replicas of server set or application stack.
  • Use Ansible for Infrastructure as Code (IaC)


Provision your bare-metal, private cloud and public cloud infrastructure using modules and configure them to use for day 2 operations.


  • Instance Provisioning
  • LoadBalancer / TargetGroup Creation
  • VPC Creation

Application Deployment

Manage your applications deployments, re-deployments, migration using simple ansible playbooks; and implement DevSecOps methods in your infrastructure operations.

Security Management

  • Incident Response

Manage network configurations

  • Configure new network devices with same configurations as we need
  • Add new rules or changes in configurations (eg: new VLAN, new Virtual Interface)
  • Add/Remove rule in firewall

Package Deployment

Operating System Patching

Weekly system reboot

Eliminate repetitive, manual processes with automation.

Enforce security guidelines

Rules are rules. It’s best to automate in an effort to achieve strict security standards.

Configuration Management

Keep your configurations as a code and also can check if someone made chages to the same.

Disaster recovery

Disaster recovery can involve a wide range of components. Act across different variables of the technology stack to identify problems and eliminate cross team dependencies.

Adhoc Commands

Remarkably easy to write, you can run commands across your environment for any number of servers.


Ansible Oracles Modules

Database binary patching

Several databases use outdated binary sets. Patch the binaries in accordance with the release of the latest patch.

Service license agreements

Mistakes cost time and money. Eliminate errors that can crop up in detailed software contracts.


Provisioning VMs on RHV, VMware and Hyper-V using templates Provisioning on AWS VM Snapshots on RHV and VMware


Firewall rules orchestration with AlgoSec, Tuffin Load Balancer orchestration with OS updates SD-WAN Integration with Infoblox (IPAM) Asset management with Solarwinds

Compliance and Security

CIS Scanning and Hardening for RHEL, SUSE and Windows CIS benchmark for Kubernetes Rapid 7 Nexpose / Tenable Nessus Integration Anti-virus, e.g. Trend Micro, Symantec


Integration with CI/CD tools such as Azure DevOps Application Deployment Installation and lifecycle management of middleware Installation of IIS, MS-SQL Installation of .NET app on Windows Application health check Dynatrace webhook Integration with Jira ServiceDesk

Config Management

RHEL and Windows patching with Red Hat Satellite and WSUS Red Hat Clustering Setup Health Check Onboarding of Windows vm to Windows AD Integration with CyberArk vault DR failover for Ansible Tower Golden Image management Configuration drift management, with baseline configurations

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