How to install Ansible on Centos/ Ubuntu/Fedora

In this tutorial, I guide how to install Ansible on Centos 7/ Ubuntu 14.04 / Fedora. Ansible is Automation tool for IT Management. It’s useful for System Admin, DevOps to build Automation configure Management. Ansible the essential for DevOps Roles.


  • Control Machine: Run Ansible.
  • Remote server: Deploy and Configure such as Tomcat,  Nginx, Apache, so forth from Control Machine.

Control Machine and remote server communication thought SSH key Authentication.

How to install Ansible on Control Machine

For Centos 7 and RHEL 7

 # rpm -Uvh
 # yum install ansible

For Ubuntu 14.04 / 15.04

 $ sudo apt-get install software-properties-common
 $ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ansible/ansible
 $ sudo apt-get update
 $ sudo apt-get install ansible

Checking Ansible version

 $ ansible --version

Example, The output Ansible version

ansible 2.5.3
config file = /etc/ansible/ansible.cfg
configured module search path = [u'/root/.ansible/plugins/modules', u'/usr/share/ansible/plugins/modules']
ansible python module location = /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/ansible
executable location = /usr/bin/ansible
python version = 2.7.5 (default, Apr 11 2018, 07:36:10) [GCC 4.8.5 20150623 (Red Hat 4.8.5-28)]


Thought this article, How to install Ansible on Centos/Ubuntu and Fedora. The next post I’m installed and configure Nginx automation from Control Machine for Remote server. Thank you for reading the DevopsRoles page!


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