Ansible for Windows – Easy Setup!

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It is sometimes tricky to work with Ansible and manage windows hosts. This video is going to clarify lot of those questions.
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Important links in the video:
https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/user_guide/windows_setup.html#winrm-setup
https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/reference_appendices/python_3_support.html
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Timelines:
00:00 Intro
00:34 Ansible high-level architecture
02:04 Control node requirements
03:20 Minimum requirements for windows host
04:03 Demo steps for control node
06:08 Demo steps for windows node
08:00 Ansible demo finally
10:50 what is chocolatey?

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27 Comments
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      Obscure Clouds
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      Do i need to use WSL or can i use a real linux machine too as a control node?

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      zh21
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      09:02 What did you say exactly here for the recommend way to put a password there? WALL? Very good video btw

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      Shekhar Singh
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      thanks you for this. crystal clear view.

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      Ram S
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      vi /etc/ansible/hosts to be created or it is expected to be present when the ansible is installed? I do not see a 'ansible' folder inside /etc

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      Vidyadhara C
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      Thank you for uploading the video and one request is that possible to upload related to organization level video? with any example is okay.

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      varun dwivedi
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      Hi GK , i installed cygwin on my windows machine , can i use this windows machine as control mode , to configure other windows machine ???
      If anyone know any thing where we can use window machine as control node please help me ☺️

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      Abilash Kp
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      Simple explanation bro(y)

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      Nilesh Kumar
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      nice bro

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      Sourajit Drums
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      The windows server u used is just your local machine or an instance you created on something like Oracle Virtual Box?

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      Sriram Vellanki
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      Hi GK, Thanks for sharing your knowledge appreciate it. In the video you referred previous video. Would you please share the links for those videos.

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      siva sigili
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      Hello Chai, Nice Vedio Awesome, need install it on my windows 10 help me

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      Gabriel Viegas
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      How to change the primary DNS suffix of this computer using Ansible for Windows?

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      demo login
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      Thank you..You are god

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      Yogitha Kakarla
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      👍

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      Swapnil Shrishrimal
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      Hi, Thanks for this informative video. How can we install Docker on Windows 2016 using Ansible which is on Linux host ?

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      Ahmed Shaarawy
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      Great Video , but i need urgently to know how to automate joining domain computers to specified domain groups !?

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      tushar jambhekar
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      Very Informative video.

      I have query for windows hosts.

      below is my Inventory file I am passing password per user in plain text , what is the solution for this.

      how can I encrypt of execute the playbook without this plain text password?

      [win]

      clnt1 ansible_host=10.87.99.226 ansible_password=wyz123

      clnt2 ansible_host=10.87.99.227 ansible_password=xyz456

      clnt1 ansible_host=10.87.170.59 ansible_password=xyz678

      [win:vars]

      ansible_user=Administrator

      ansible_connection=winrm

      ansible_winrm_server_cert_validation=ignore

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      Yashasvi Devang
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      I'm facing connectivity issue.
      It's always trying to connect from port 22

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      Sanjay Bhupali
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      Thanks brother, Awesome explanation 🙏 👍👍👍

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      Ciaran
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      Big respect from the UK – Thank you pal

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      gnatsum64
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      Thanks, this clears a lot up, but I still have one question. How would you configure 100s of windows machines in a domain environment for Ansible?

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      PraveenReddy Jirra
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      Hi @Cloud Advocate, need your help with windows playbooks.
      1. I want to download Java & Tomcat in windows by using ansible-playbook, I tried win_package, win_chocolatecy. but not working. can you please provide me any ref link or any ref playbooks?

      Thanks
      Praveen

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      DreamTrue
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      Thanks for the Explanation
      it was explained in a Clean and clear manner.

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      Shambhunath Sahani
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      Which control node we can use.. I have tried Ubuntu, cygwin.. Any other way

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      Abhishek Bose
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      Hi, Could you please help me with install pywinrm. I am getting Segmentation Fault (core dumped)

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      j nagendra
      May 12, 2022 19:17 pm Reply

      Hi 👋 bro…if you have any documents for domain join using ansible playbook, could please share thst

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