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Building an Ansible Lab in AWS

Are you ready to learn Ansible? Why not use a free-tier AWS account in order to spin up an Ansible lab. Using this approach, you can build your Linux Ansible control node – and then spin up a variety of host devices that you plan to control.

Here are my videos for you so far on this subject. You will note that these are in a playlist on my YouTube channel entitled – Ansible. Enjoy!

Learning Python – Lesson 4: More on Variables

Python Variables

Here we will dig deeper into the important concept of variables in Python. In this lesson, I will test my code and provide the output using Python in what is called interactive mode. Here I am not building a script (script mode), but I am typing my commands into my terminal and getting results back immediately. To enter interactive mode, I just launch Python and I do not specify a script to execute:

Python 2.7.16 (v2.7.16:413a49145e, Mar 4 2019, 01:37:19) [MSC v.1500 64 bit (AMD64)] on win32
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.

How Variables Work in Python

Here are some important things to consider:

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Installing SCCM

SCCM 2016

Many of you are very interested in the new SCCM course just released at CBT Nuggets. This sample Nugget from that course shows how to install SCCM. Notice how this Nugget is based on a Hands-On Lab so that subscribers to the course can follow along with the install in their own Hands-On Lab environment!

In this Nugget, Garth walks you through how to install Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager. Are you ready for a hands-on look at the installation process for this software management product? This is part of the SCCM Training for SCCM 2016.

During this course, Garth Schulte teaches learners how to administer, deploy, and maintain devices and applications using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager. He covers topics such as managing inventory, deploying operating systems, and maintaining the SCCM infrastructure.

Not a subscriber? Start your free week. http://cbt.gg/2xPYF7A

Watch the entire Administering Microsoft SCCM and Cloud Services (70-703) course: https://cbt.gg/2T8isql