How to Install Ansible on a Linux Server

Installing Ansible is the first step to automating tasks to save time. Below we cover how to get started with Ansible depending on your operating system (OS): Local Installation Methods PIP (Python Installs Packages) Native Package Manager Verify Your Installation Ansible Installation Methods Before you begin, open your terminal (or SSH for server installation), ensure Read More >

How to Install Ansible Galaxy Roles and Collections

Using Ansible doesn’t require you create everything from scratch. Ansible Galaxy encourages users to share pre-configured Ansible roles and collections for popular tasks and applications you can implement within playbooks immediately. These community submitted roles can save time when configuring playbooks for deployment. Remember, when browsing roles on Ansible Galaxy, it’s important to check stats Read More >

Editing the UltraStack Ansible Configuration File

Ansible offers the ability to set default settings for how modules and playbooks interact with remote nodes in your inventory. There is a huge list of settings you can add within your Ansible configuration file. Below we cover how to locate your Ansible configuration file and included settings. Locate Ansible Configuration File Log into SSH Read More >

How to Add Hosts to Your Ansible Inventory

Every server you manage with Ansible needs to be added to your Inventory.yml file. Your Ansible inventory organizes these remote hosts into groups for easier configuration within your playbooks. Below we cover how to add hosts to your Ansible inventory, sample groups, and testing an inventory connection. Manage your Ansible inventory with our reliable Cloud Read More >

What is Ansible?

Do you configure multiple servers with similar software configuration stacks? Imagine the time you’d save if you automated those redundant tasks. Ansible can help you find out. With Ansible automation software you can define to-do task lists to deploy and manage remote servers from a central workstation or web server. Describing Ansible Requirements for Ansible Read More >

What is UltraStack?

In this article, we cover the basics of our proprietary UltraStack caching system used for NGINX-powered Shared Hosting, WordPress Hosting and WordPress VPS Hosting plans for top web hosting performance. UltraStack includes the following fine-tuned software to enhance any content management system (CMS) or PHP/HTML/CSS/Javascript based website: NGINX Redis PHP-FPM Brotli Compression What’s Included? NGINX Read More >