How to Install Ansible on Fedora 20 via Yum
Ansible is an automation engine, similar to Chef or Puppet, that can be used to ensure deployment and configuration consistency across many servers, and keep servers and applications up-to-date. Though, unlike some other tools, Ansible does not require a client component/agent.
- These instructions are intended specifically for installing Ansible, an automation tool, on Fedora 20.
- I’ll be working from a sxi.io Web Self Managed Fedora 20 server, and I’ll be logged in as non-root user. If you need more information then visit our tutorial on How to Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Fedora 20.
As a matter of best practice we’ll update our packages:
sudo yum -y update
Then let’s install Ansible and any required packages:
sudo yum -y install ansible
Check the version of Ansible that is installed:
Which should yield something similar to: