Ansible Installation

Ansible Installation on RedHat/CentOs

The easiest way to install Ansible is by adding EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) repository.

Run below command to add epel repository.

$ sudo rpm -ivh http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm

Verify the epel repository

$ sudo yum repolist |grep epel
epel/x86_64 Extra Packages for Enter 12,353

After epel repository added, we can install Ansible using yum.

$ sudo yum install ansible -y

Verify Ansible version

$ ansible --version

Ansible Installation on Ubuntu/Debian

Install software-properties-common and add ansible to apt repository.

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

Update the apt repository and install Ansible.

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install ansible

Verify Ansible version

$ ansible --version
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