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The Anatomy of Roles in TripleO-Ansible

The Anatomy of Roles in TripleO-Ansible

TripleO-Ansible roles are built to be simple to understand, easily documented, and tested. In this post, I will go over the parts of a TripleO-Ansible role and why they're important. What is an Ansible RoleRoles are simple and well documented by Ansible, Roles are ways of automatically loading certain vars_files, tasks, and handlers based on a known file structure. Grouping content...

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Developing Roles with TripleO-Ansible

Developing Roles with TripleO-Ansible

Developing roles with TripleO has never been more accessible. The TripleO-Ansible project has been recently gone through a renaissance which has focused on operators, developers, simplicity, and ease of understanding. In this blog post, I'm going to cover the creation of a new role using the role-addition.yml playbook and testing the role before submitting the review. [1] To get started I'm...

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Minimal OpenStack-Ansible deployment

Minimal OpenStack-Ansible deployment

Deploying OpenStack-Ansible, and following the deployer documentation, will result in a production-ready OpenStack Cloud. A typical deployment requires operators to setup various network interfaces, use different VLAN tags, and create several purpose-built bridges. But what if these typical requirements couldn't be met or what if the goal was to simply setup an OpenStack cloud using OpenStack-Ansible on a single network device, with...

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