Ansible

How To Create a Password Hash with Python passlib

Create a password hash with python passlib A quick and easy way to create a password hash is with python passlib. Install passlib with pip like this:

Then, run the command below. Of course, you will replace the text “myplaintextpassword” with YOUR OWN plain text password, right?

You’ll get back something that looks… Read more How To Create a Password Hash with Python passlib

How to (where to) Create an Ansible Configure File

Ansible Configuration File As a default, Ansible expects to find files in a certain place. Some of these files may not suit your needs. To configure ansible to better suit your needs, use the ansible configuration file. There are at least 2 ways to do this. You can create a global configuration file by creating… Read more How to (where to) Create an Ansible Configure File

Ansible: How To Install Ansible (Mac OS X, CentOS/Fedora, Ubuntu)

Install Ansible on Mac OS X:

Install Ansible on CentOS/Fedora:

The EPEL-Release repository may need to be added on certain versions of CentOS, RHEL, and Scientific Linux. Install Ansible on Ubuntu:

Ansible: How to ping a server from the command line without an ansible playbook

Be sure ansible is installed on your local system. In this example I will use an AWS ec2 instance (REHL5) The ansible command line command is:

(note the comma)