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RogerP
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Ansible Automation Exam - EX407 Learning options

Aside from the official RedHat Training offerings, can anyone recommned good learning material for Ansible Automation Exam EX407 

Roger

 

Roger Perkin 
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Lisenet
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Re: Ansible Automation Exam - EX407 Learning options

Might be a duplicate of this one:

https://learn.redhat.com/t5/Automation-Management-Ansible/Ansible-EX407/m-p/792

To answer your question, my main study resource is Linux Academy's Ansible video course. I also plan to use Sander's Ansible Fundamentals live lessons, and official Ansible documentation. This should cover the exam objectives.

 

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ricardodacosta
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Re: Ansible Automation Exam - EX407 Learning options

I've seen a number of suggestions for external resources for exam preparation. 

Do you feel that a Red Hat solution would better serve your objectives?

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Re: Ansible Automation Exam - EX407 Learning options

@ricardodacostaA Red Hat solution is basically RHLS, but unless you can afford it, you inevitably search for external resources that are cheaper. I'm not promoting LA or Sander's material here, but let us be fair, these video courses are decent, and, this is the most important part, affordable.

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Re: Ansible Automation Exam - EX407 Learning options

@Lisenet

I'm envisioning a similar product from Red Hat, which will complete with LA, Sander, Michael Jang.

So I'm trying to gauge interest ;-)

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Re: Ansible Automation Exam - EX407 Learning options

@ricardodacosta

Oh, I was not aware. Well, you've certainly got my attention!

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DanL
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Re: Ansible Automation Exam - EX407 Learning options

I haven't taken the exam myself, but here's a list of good resources I put together for my team that I’ve found useful:

    http://docs.ansible.com/ - The on-line documentation
    https://galaxy.ansible.com/ - Community site for playbooks
    https://www.amon.cx/blog/one-year-with-ansible/
    http://cloudacademy.com/blog/going-deeper-into-ansible-playbooks/
    http://docs.ansible.com/ansible/intro.html
    https://www.reddit.com/r/ansible/comments/4xozzl/im_new_to_ansible_and_seeking_good_information/
        http://hakunin.com/six-ansible-practices
        http://docs.ansible.com/ansible/playbooks_best_practices.html
        https://reinteractive.com/posts/167-ansible-real-life-good-practices
    https://andidog.de/blog/2017-04-24-ansible-best-practices

    https://medium.com/@DefionsCode/30-lies-puppetlabs-made-about-ansible-25-will-shock-you-4fdd177b8bc6 - Explains some of the myths around Puppet vs Ansible

The Ansible YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeImQ-jeVhzgLJd9wsqo8Sg

There are also some on-demand webinars and training available:
    https://www.redhat.com/en/services/training/do007-ansible-essentials-simplicity-automation-technical...
    https://www.ansible.com/webinars-training/introduction-to-ansible
    https://www.ansible.com/webinars-training/writing-modules-for-ansible
    https://www.ansible.com/webinars-training/ansible-2.0-beyond

 I won't guarantee how current all of these are, but it should help get you started.

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