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What is Ansible?

Ansible is a simple automation language or you can say application that can perfectly automate IT infrastructure or network infrastructure.

Ansible is a free-software platform for configuring and managing computers or network devices which combines multi-node software deployment, ad hoc task execution, and configuration management. (description taken from wikipedia)

It can also be used for network management. Like Puppet or Chef which requires agent to be installed on host system but Ansible does not require an agent on the host system. It uses SSH for transport to communicate with the host. When Ansible was first developed it was used primarily for server administration but in the last few years of development more and more network modules have been added to the software. Currently these Network vendor devices can be manage by Ansible. Current version is Ansible Ver 2.4 :

A10 Networks

Cisco ACI

Aireos

AOS

Aruba Networks

Cisco ASA

AVI

Bigswitch

Bigswitch

Citrix

Cloudengine

Cloudvision

Cumulus

Dell OS

Install Linux in Eve-NG

Install Linux in Eve-NG :
You can choose any of Linux image from the pack below and simply upload into EVE. Download your preferred image from this link:Download Linux Images Here  (This Link is Provided by EVE - NG)     2. Download your desirable image     3. Using WinSCP or FileZilla SSH (TCP 22) to your EVE and upload downloaded image to the location: /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/     4. Using Putty or other telnet client, CLI SSH (TCP 22) to your EVE and go to location: cd /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/    5. Unzip your uploaded image file, make sure you are using right name of uploaded image. Example for ubuntu desktop image below. tar xzvf linux-ubuntu-desktop-16.04.4.tar.gz    6. Remove raw zipped image file from EVE rm -f linux-ubuntu-desktop-16.04.4.tar.gz   7. Fix permissions /opt/unetlab/wrappers/unl_wrapper -a fixpermissions   6. Repeat this procedure for each downloaded image, expecting right image name in commands
Ready to go images recommeneded settings: IMPORTANT NOTE: Before you start Li…