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How To Acquire a Let’s Encrypt Certificate Using Ansible on Ubuntu 18.04

The author selected the Electronic Frontier Foundation to receive a donation as part of the Write for DOnations program. Introduction Modern infrastructure management is best done using automated processes and tools. Acquiring a Let’s Encrypt certificate using the standard Certbot client is quick and easy, but is generally a task …

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How to Use Ansible to Automate Initial Server Setup on Ubuntu 18.04

Introduction Server automation now plays an essential role in systems administration, due to the disposable nature of modern application environments. Configuration management tools such as Ansible are typically used to streamline the process of automating server setup by establishing standard procedures for new servers while also reducing human error associated …

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How To Migrate Redis Data with Replication on Ubuntu 18.04

Introduction Redis is an in-memory, key-value data store known for its flexibility, performance, wide language support, and built-in features like replication. Replication is the practice of regularly copying data from one database to another in order to have a replica that always remains an exact duplicate of the primary instance. …

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How to Use Ansible to Install and Set Up Docker on Ubuntu 18.04

Introduction Server automation now plays an essential role in systems administration, due to the disposable nature of modern application environments. Configuration management tools such as Ansible are typically used to streamline the process of automating server setup by establishing standard procedures for new servers while also reducing human error associated …

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