A Beginner’s Guide to Ansible Ad Hoc Commands

Ansible is a powerful automation tool that allows you to manage and configure your infrastructure through code. One of its most convenient features is the ability to run ad hoc commands, which are one-off commands executed against your managed hosts without the need for writing a full playbook. In this tutorial, we’ll explore how to run ad hoc commands in Ansible and leverage their flexibility for various tasks.

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How to install KeyCloak with Ansible

This tutorial guides you through provisioning a Keycloak server using Ansible. Keycloak is an open-source identity and access management (IAM) solution perfect for securing your applications. Ansible is a powerful automation tool that simplifies server configuration and deployment.

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How to skip the sudo password in Ansible Playbooks

Skipping the need to enter the sudo password when running Ansible playbooks that contain the become command can be convenient, especially in automated or repetitive tasks. However, it’s important to exercise caution when doing so, as it may compromise security if not handled properly. Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how to achieve this.

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Getting Started with Cucumber Testing in Java

Cucumber is a popular open-source tool that supports Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) for testing software applications in Java. BDD emphasizes collaboration between developers, testers, and stakeholders by writing test scenarios in a readable, plain English language called Gherkin. This tutorial will guide you through the basics of setting up and writing your first Cucumber test in Java.

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JUnit 5: Using Custom DisplayNames for Tests

JUnit 5 provides a powerful feature called @DisplayName, which allows you to customize the display name of your tests for better readability. In this tutorial, we will explore how to take control of your test names using the JUnit 5 DisplayNameGenerator. This feature enables you to create expressive, informative, and dynamic test names, making your test suite more readable and maintainable.

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Managing Git Repositories with Ansible

Ansible is a powerful automation tool that allows you to manage and configure systems, including version control systems like Git. In this tutorial, we will explore the basics of managing Git repositories using Ansible. We’ll cover the essentials of the Ansible inventory file, introduce the concept of playbooks, and provide an example playbook for cloning … Read more