This repository contains a basic Ansible role used for bootstrapping an Ubuntu server.
The included tasks are:
- Copy configuration files
- Configure locale
- Install and update Ubuntu packages
- Create users, assigning groups and public keys
- Basic security configuration:
- Install and configure Nullmailer with Mandrill
- Install and configure NewRelic server monitoring
Only tested against Vagrant Trusty64 box, it should also work in Precise
ansible.cfg and hosts are configured to connect to a Vagrant server running with a default configuration (localhost in port 2222). If you are using Vagrant 1.7 or greater, update private_file_key path in ansible.cfg as explained in Ansible documentation
First of all, install Ansible, in Ubuntu:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rquillo/ansible sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ansible
Install Vagrant and create a server
vagrant init ubuntu/trusty64 vagrant up
Now, check the connection from Ansible to the server. From the project root you can ping to the server
ansible dev -m ping
And check the setup
ansible dev -m setup
Once checked, update the file development.yml with your own configuration, if not configured properly, the installation will not work.
Finally, the role can be executed using
If you don't need any of the tasks, just comment them in the main.yml file of the role.
Released under the MIT License, Copyright (c) 2014-15 - Diego Rodríguez