How to write a Ansible Playbook to launch Websites Over Containers.
Hello Readers, Today I am going to show you that, How Can you write a Ansible Playbook such that it will launch website for you over a docker container. Before Showing you the playbook, Let me introduce you to the key terms.
Ansible is a configuration management tool used to manage configuration of system. It is based upon Python Interpreter and maintained by RedHat.
Docker is a container software, developed and used for easy shipment of code. Now days It is also using for launching application on top of it as it provides a different environment for you.
Now there is a lot theory for now, Lets start implementing and building our own playbook.
Step 1:- Launch minimum two instances with SSH connectivity on both and install ansible on any one node. Installing is very simple just use yum install ansible.
Step 2:- Now create a YAML file and write the following code into it.
Here you can download the complete source code from my Github repo :-
Here I am using Redhat 8 as my Controller Node and worker node. In this Playbook I've setuped Apache Httpd over a…
Step 3:- Open the inventory and enter the IP of node on which you want to launch your website.
Step 4:- Create a sample web template in the same folder in which playbook is located and name it as index.html and store some information inside it.
Step 5:- Launch the playbook using
After the Playbook execution, You will see your webserver is launched with the content you put in the website.
Step 6:- Now enter the IP of node you wrote in playbook with port number 8080, you will see your website.
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