How to Install Ansible Automation Tool on CentOS/RHEL 8

Ansible is a free and open source automation tool that allows system administrators to configure and control hundreds of nodes from a central server without the need of installing any agents on the nodes.

It relies on the SSH protocol to communicate with the remote nodes. Compared to other management tools such as Puppet and Chef, Ansible comes out as the favorite due to its ease of use, and installation.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to install and configure the Ansible automation tool on RHEL/CentOS 8 Linux distribution.