Dag Wieers - Monday , 6/2/2017, 14:00 - 14:40 - B1.017
The aim of this presentation is to provide group therapy to Ansible users and discuss design flaws and quirks in Ansible. We will discuss why each of these flaws exist to provide a better understanding of how Ansible works under the hood, and we will discuss remedies to avoid these pitfalls or fix Ansible. The talk will also leave the floor open to others to talk about their warped experiences with Ansible in a true self-support style for addicts.
Taming Windows desktops using Ansible
Dag Wieers - Tuesday , 7/2/2017, 15:40 - 16:20 - B1.017
This presentation will dive into Ansible's Windows support. How does it work, how to write Windows modules and what are we doing to improve the Windows support in Ansible.
Dag Wieers is one of the very early Ansible developers. He wrote the early debug, fail, set_fact, mail modules among others. Since then he is making a living as a freelance Ansible consultant in Belgium, providing training and implementing workflows and orchestration at large organizations (incl. various banks, telcos and government agencies) for provisioning, integration, deployments, consistency testing, reporting, ...