Can we create EC2 with Ansible?
So if you are using Ansible to launch EC2 instance you can set this up with CI/CD, dynamic creation on the instance. There are many use cases you can implement using Ansible. So let’s get started.
How do I create an Ansible VM in AWS?
How to Create, Start and Configure Amazon EC2 instance using simple Ansible Script? (spawn VM remotely)
- specify instance_type: t2.micro.
- specify security_group: crunchify_security_grp.
- specify image: ami-crunchify231di.
- specify keypair: crunchify.
- choose default region: us-east-2.
- number of VMs you want to start: 1.
What is Ansible playbook?
Ansible playbooks are lists of tasks that automatically execute against hosts. Groups of hosts form your Ansible inventory. Each module within an Ansible playbook performs a specific task. Each module contains metadata that determines when and where a task is executed, as well as which user executes it.
What is EC2 used for?
You can use Amazon EC2 to launch as many or as few virtual servers as you need, configure security and networking, and manage storage. Amazon EC2 enables you to scale up or down to handle changes in requirements or spikes in popularity, reducing your need to forecast traffic.
What are EC2 instances used for?
EC2 enables on-demand, scalable computing capacity in the AWS cloud. Amazon EC2 instances eliminate the up-front investment for hardware, and there is no need to maintain any rented hardware. It enables you to build and run applications faster. You can use EC2 in AWS to launch as many virtual servers as you need.
What is a Playbook example?
A playbook is a text file that contains a list of one or more plays to run in order. In the previously given example, you can see we are running all the tasks against a single host group named webservers this is called A PLAY. If I want to run a different set of tasks against different host group.