Ansible configures operating systems, deploys applications, runs parallel commands, and orchestrates IT processes like zero-downtime rolling updates. It uses SSH by default, so no special software has to be installed to start managing remote machines. Modules can be written in any language.
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README.md

Ansible

Ansible is a radically simple configuration-management, deployment, task-execution, and multinode orchestration framework.

Read the documentation and more at http://ansibleworks.com/

Many users run straight from the development branch (it's generally fine to do so), but you might also wish to consume a release. You can find instructions on http://ansibleworks.com/docs/gettingstarted.html for a variety of platforms. If you want a tarball of the last release, go to http://ansibleworks.com/releases/ and you can also install with pip (though that will bring in some optional binary dependencies you normally do not need).

Design Principles

  • Dead simple setup
  • Super fast & parallel by default
  • No server or client daemons; use existing SSHd
  • No additional software required on client boxes
  • Modules can be written in ANY language
  • Awesome API for creating very powerful distributed scripts
  • Be usable as non-root
  • The easiest config management system to use, ever.

Get Involved

Branch Info

  • Releases are named after Van Halen songs.
  • The devel branch corresponds to the release actively under development.
  • Various release-X.Y branches exist for previous releases
  • We'd love to have your contributions, read "CONTRIBUTING.md" for process notes.

Author

Michael DeHaan -- michael@ansibleworks.com

AnsibleWorks