From the previous 2 parts we have set up Satellite and created our Ansible Playbooks, now we want to put it all together on Tower by creating the Job Templates and Workflows to make this happen.
In Part one we went over the setup of Satellite and Katello-cvmanager to perform the publish and promote in Satellite.
Now we want to create the playbooks that Ansible Tower with use in order to patch the servers and then setup the next lifecycle environment.
You want to create these playbooks, You can skip this section and grab them from my github repo HERE but as always understand what is being done before you just run them.
When it comes to Satellite the flow to patch our life cycle environments feels like a very manual process, after our sync plan completes, I need to publish a new version and then promote this through my environments ( Dev, QA, Prod etc ) What I want is this to be fairly hands off and have it done in the background automatically for me. And so let’s go over the steps needed to achieve this. Continue reading “Auto Patch schedule with Satellite 6.3 and Ansible Tower Part 1”