The object of this chapter is to deploy an Ansible development environment to the cloud.
- Deploy Ansible development environment.
- Connect to the environment.
- Deploy to AWS.
- Deploy to Azure.
Each cloud provider has its own set of tools.
Azure has the Azure Resource Manager.
AWS has Cloudformation. There are also several third-party tools, such as Terraform and of course, Ansible.
Your Ansible development environment will consist of two virtual machines, respectively running the
- Windows server operating system
- Linux operating system
You will configure these two virtual machines using Ansible as you progress throughout the course.