Create a dynamic Ansible playbook for deploying a webpage in any type of OS
In this article i use two os Redhat and Ubuntu Os . we know that apache2 keyword use for Ubuntu and httpd keyword use for redhat For installing webserver . So here i use two seperate file and put variable name accordingly Os system By ansible_facts .
Ansible Facts :
Ansible you can retrieve or discover certain variables containing information about your remote systems or about Ansible itself. So here i use
ansible_facts variable to retrive ip of the os’s .
To see Facts of any os Following Command use :
# ansible IPOfos -m setup
"ansible_distribution_major_version" facts use here to know about OS name and its version so that we can create a dynamic playbook for deploying the webpage without using any condition.
Here is use Redhat-8.yml and Ubuntu-20.yml two file File name shoul align with os facts .
When Redhat os come then All variable come from Redhat-8.yml .When Ubuntu then variable come from Ubuntu-20.yml . So now Our Playbook will work as dynamic .
So after creating the Setup.yml run the Playbook
# ansible-playbook setup.yml
Now you can see both managed nodes (RedHat and Ubuntu) have configured and the webpage has deployed as the below clip is showing.
Successfully run ..
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