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Ansible is a radically simple IT automation platform that makes your applications and systems easier...

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Ansible is a radically simple IT automation system. It handles configuration management, application deployment, cloud provisioning, ad-hoc task execution, network automation, and multi-node orchestration. Ansible makes complex changes like zero-downtime rolling updates with load balancers easy. More information on

the Ansible website <https:></https:>


Design Principles

  • Have a dead simple setup process and a minimal learning curve.
  • Manage machines very quickly and in parallel.
  • Avoid custom-agents and additional open ports, be agentless by leveraging the existing SSH daemon.
  • Describe infrastructure in a language that is both machine and human friendly.
  • Focus on security and easy auditability/review/rewriting of content.
  • Manage new remote machines instantly, without bootstrapping any software.
  • Allow module development in any dynamic language, not just Python.
  • Be usable as non-root.
  • Be the easiest IT automation system to use, ever.

Use Ansible

You can install a released version of Ansible via


, a package manager, or our

release repository <https:></https:>

. See our installation guide \<\> for details on installing Ansible on a variety of platforms.

Red Hat offers supported builds of

Ansible Engine <https:></https:>


Power users and developers can run the


branch, which has the latest features and fixes, directly. Although it is reasonably stable, you are more likely to encounter breaking changes when running the


branch. We recommend getting involved in the Ansible community if you want to run the



Get Involved

  • Read
    Community Information <https:></https:>
    _ for all kinds of ways to contribute to and interact with the project, including mailing list information and how to submit bug reports and code to Ansible.
  • Join a
    Working Group<https:></https:>
    _, an organized community devoted to a specific technology domain or platform.
  • Submit a proposed code update through a pull request to the
  • Talk to us before making larger changes to avoid duplicate efforts. This not only helps everyone know what is going on, it also helps save time and effort if we decide some changes are needed.
  • For a list of email lists, IRC channels and Working Groups, see the
    Communication page <https:></https:>

Coding Guidelines

We document our Coding Guidelines in the

Developer Guide <https:></https:>

_. We particularly suggest you review:

Contributing your module to Ansible <https:></https:>


Conventions, tips and pitfalls <https:></https:>


Branch Info

  • The
    branch corresponds to the release actively under development.
  • The
    branches correspond to stable releases.
  • Create a branch based on
    and set up a
    dev environment <https:></https:>
    _ if you want to open a PR.
  • See the
    Ansible release and maintenance <https:></https:>
    _ page for information about active branches.


Based on team and community feedback, an initial roadmap will be published for a major or minor version (ex: 2.7, 2.8). The

Ansible Roadmap page <https:></https:>

_ details what is planned and how to influence the roadmap.


Ansible was created by

Michael DeHaan <https:></https:>

_ and has contributions from over 4700 users (and growing). Thanks everyone!

Ansible <https:></https:>

_ is sponsored by

Red Hat, Inc.<https:></https:>



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