This use-case will focus on connecting an individual’s Red Hat Portal Account to the Automated Smart Management Workshop environment for the purposes of demonstrating Insights functionality at the end of the workshop.
This exercise is primarily targeted for a Red Hat SA to deliver a demo of the Insights services, though any individual with a Red Hat Portal Account, the appropriate account permissions and other prerequiistes could run through this exercise.
This exercise is perscriptive in its setup, yet open-ended in its implementation.
Ok, let’s get started…
NOTE These instructions assume that the Ansible Controller is setup. This can be done in one of two ways: 1) Complete Exercies 0 - Lab Setup or 2) Run Setup / Controller.
Information required for executing this exercise
Login to your AAP UI’s
NOTE The following are example URLs. Your student lab URLs will be different.
- Ansible Automation Platform URL
Use the side pane menu on the left to select Templates.
Scroll down to find Setup / Insights.
NOTE This template is a workflow template as indicated by the visualizer icon and type = Workflow Job Template
This workflow job template executes the following job templates
NOTE Prior to executing the workflow job template you MUST add variables to the template. To do that:
Add the following variables captured during the prerequisites:
Once the variables are entered click Save
Then click Launch
Since we are registering hosts to Satellite during this workflow you will be presented with this screen
NOTE You may click on each job template being executed to see the details of that job template run)
At this point in the exercise the Ansible Smart Management Workshop is now connected to your Red Hat Portal Account and is configured to support demonstrating Insights.