NetflixOSS Ansible Playbooks
Ansible is a configuration management system that is very simple to learn and use. Don't take my word for it though, watch the video and judge for yourself.
This project is a set of Ansible Playbooks to configure instances to run some of the NetflixOSS projects.
- Ansible installed on your laptop
- The Ansible EC2 Inventory configured
- Clone this repository
For steps 1 and 2, watch the first 3 minutes of Episode 2 - Ansible and AWS.
These playbooks are built to be run on the following operating systems:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- Amazon Linux
They have also been written in a way where you can use the same playbook to configure a running server, or build a custom AMI.
The base configuration is gets a system ready for production. You can find the base tasks here, but in summary it:
- installs some packages
- Python with the latest Boto
- AWS CLI
- security packages including
- Emacs and Vim (no religion here)
- does some basic system hardening
If you have feedback, comments or suggestions, please feel free to contact Peter at Answers for AWS, create an Issue, or submit a pull request.
The source code for the NetflixOSS Ansible Playbooks and CloudFormation templates is available on GitHub:
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