Ansible Installation in Linux
When you have compared and weighed your options and decided to go for Ansible. Then installed it on your system. Let's go step by step of the installation in different Linux distributions, such as:
Install Ansible on RedHat/Centos systems
Step 1: Install the EPEL repo
Step 2: Install the Ansible package.
Install Ansible on Debian/Ubuntu systems
Step 1: First perform an update to the packages
Step 2: Then install the software properties common package.
Step 3: And install the Ansible personal package archive.
Step 4: Install the Ansible.
Install Ansible using pip
The pip command is a tool for installing and managing python packages.
Step 1: This given method works on the Linux and UNIX like systems.
Install the latest version of Ansible
Using Portage (Gentoo)
To install the latest version, you need to unmask the Ansible package prior to emerging:
Using pkg (FreeBSD)
Ansible works with both python 2 and 3 version, FreeBSD has different packages for each python version. To install you can use:
You can also to install from ports:
Using OpenCSW (Solaris)
The Ansible is available for Solaris as SysV package from openCSW:
Using Pacman (Arch Linux)
Ansible is available in the community repository:
Using sbopkg (Slackware Linux)
Ansible build script is available in the SlackBuilds.org repository. Also can be built and installed using sbopkg.
Step 1: Create queue with Ansible and all dependencies.
Step 2: Build and install packages from created queue file.
Using swupd (Clear Linux)
Step 1: Ansible and its dependencies are available as part of the sysadmin host management bundle.
Step 2: And update of the software will be managed by the swupd tool.
By using yum
On RHEL and CentOS:
By using apt
By using pip