Advanced Automation: Ansible Best Practices Training (DO447)

Advanced Automation: Ansible Best Practices (DO447) Certification Training Course Overview

The Automation with Ansible (DO407) Certification training course was designed for system administrators as well as developers who work with Linux. This 5-day Automation with Ansible course is catered to those who want to learn more about how to use Ansible for automation purposes. Automation has gained importance over the last few years, which is why this certification is considered to be highly valued. Participants who take up this DO407 certification training will learn how to prepare managed hosts who can install, configure, orchestrate, and deploy applications with Ansible. Check out the dates below for the Automation with Ansible training to enrol now.

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Advanced Automation: Ansible Best Practices Training (DO447) (Duration : 32 Hours) Download Course Contents

Live Online Training
Group Training 3600 Per Participant
24 - 27 Jan 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
(8 Hours/Day)
07 - 11 Feb GTR 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM EST
(8 Hours/Day)
28 Feb - 04 Mar GTR 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM EST
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14 - 18 Mar GTR 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM EST
(8 Hours/Day)
Classroom Training (Available: London, Dubai, India, Sydney, Vancouver)
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Course Modules

Module 1: Develop with recommended practices
  • Demonstrate and implement recommended practices for effective and efficient use of Ansible for automation
Module 2: Manage inventories
  • Use advanced features of Ansible to manage inventories.
Module 3: Manage task execution
  • Control and optimize the execution of tasks by Ansible Playbooks.
Module 4: Transform data with filters and plugins
  • Populate, manipulate, and manage data in variables using filters and plugins.
Module 5: Coordinate rolling updates
  • Minimize downtime and ensure maintainability and simplicity of Ansible Playbooks by using the advanced features of Ansible to manage rolling updates.
Module 6: Install and access Red Hat Ansible Tower
  • Explain what Red Hat Ansible Tower is and demonstrate a basic ability to navigate and use its web user interface.
Module 7: Manage access with users and teams
  • Create user accounts and organize them into teams in Red Hat Ansible Tower, then assign the users and teams permissions to administer and access resources in the Ansible Tower service.
Module 8: Manage inventories and credentials
  • Create inventories of machines to manage, then configure credentials necessary for Red Hat Ansible Tower to log in and run Ansible jobs on those systems.
Module 9: Manage projects and launching Ansible jobs
  • Create projects and job templates in the web UI, using these tools to launch Ansible Playbooks that are stored in Git repositories in order to automate tasks on managed hosts.
Module 10: Construct advanced job workflows
  • Use advanced features of job templates to improve performance, simplify customization of jobs, launch multiple jobs, schedule automatically recurring jobs, and provide notification of job results
Module 11: Communicate with APIs using Ansible
  • Interact with REST APIs with Ansible Playbooks and control Red Hat Ansible Tower using its REST API.
Module 12: Manage advanced inventories
  • Administer inventories that are loaded from external files or generated dynamically from scripts or the Ansible Tower smart inventory feature.
Module 13: Create a simple CI/CD pipeline with Ansible Tower
  • Build and operate a proof-of-concept CI/CD pipeline based on Ansible Automation and integrating Red Hat Ansible Tower.
Module 14: Maintain Ansible Tower
  • Perform routine maintenance and administration of Red Hat Ansible Tower.
Module 15: Perform a comprehensive review
  • Demonstrate skills learned in this course by configuring and operating a new organization in Ansible Tower using a provided specification, Ansible projects, and hosts to be provisioned and managed.
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Course Prerequisites


  • The prerequisites for becoming an Automation with Ansible (DO407) certified professional are having an active Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification, although it is not compulsory. 
  • Candidates for the certification training course can also have equivalent knowledge in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux sector. 
  • It is also recommended to have a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification for this training course.

Automation with Ansible (DO407) Certification Training Course

The Automation with Ansible (DO407) certification training course is designed for various engineers, developers, system administrators, and others who want to validate their expertise in Linux systems while using Ansible as a platform. The certification course is tailored to teach students various skills that they will need to automate many processes that include configuration management, testing, development processes and their deployment, integration with various workflows, and more.

Candidates and learners of the course will gain more knowledge on how to manage Ansible playbooks and write them so that they can automate various parts of system administration tools. The certification training course will also to know more about how they can efficiently and successfully manage inventories with Ansible. They will be able to write Ansible playbooks, standardize the execution of various tasks, manage the Ansible playbooks they have written, manage encryption, and more.

Reasons to choose Automation with Ansible Certification Training from Koenig Solutions

  • Industry-recognized Red Hat  automation training delivered from expert instructors
  • Get a thorough understanding of automated provisioning, application deployment, and configuration of Ansible
  • Get Automation with Ansible training from an Official Red Hat Business Training Partner
  • Get a best in class salary remuneration with Automation with Ansible certification credential
  • Expert Red Hat trainers and critical resources from Koenig Solutions to clear your DO407 certification exam
  • Join with other Linux System administrators from various industry sectors to gain insights towards how they are automating with the Ansible tool

Key Features

  • Instructor-led Automation with Ansible Certification Training
  • Get access to Automation with Ansible course preview to begin your preparation
  • Expert Red Hat instructors across the globe
  • Accredited RHCS DO407 course material prepared by SMEs
  • Get Automation with Ansible training resources from both Koenig Solutions and Red Hat 
  • RHCS DO407 practical lab sessions to prepare better for your certification exam
  • Industry-recognized Course Completion certificate provided
  • Take advantage of 1-to-1 Training and Fly me a Trainer option
  • Training provided across 100+ locations globally

Target Audience

The target audience for the Automation with Ansible (DO407) certification training course is mainly the following:
  • Developers who work with Linux OS
  • System Administrators
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Infrastructure Automation Engineers
  • System Design Engineers
  • Software Developers
  • Automation Engineers
  • Cloud Administrators
  • Professionals who are responsible for configuration management
  • Developers who work with the consistent and repetitive deployment of applications and their maintenance
  • Aspiring Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation

Learning Objectives

Participants taking part in their Automation with for their Automation with Ansible (DO407) certification are going to learn how to use Ansible for Automation. Some of the other parts of the course that working professionals will take away from the course include:
  • A deep understanding of Ansible concepts
  • Installation of Ansible engine
  • Running ad-hoc Ansible commands
  • Configuration of Ansible to manage hosts
  • Writing Ansible playbooks and running them to manage hosts
  • Management of errors in Ansible playbooks
  • Management of task control in Ansible playbooks
  • Management of handlers in Ansible playbooks
  • Deployment and management of files on Ansible
  • Reusing Ansible code to simplify and develop Ansible playbooks
  • Troubleshooting
  • Optimization of Ansible playbooks
  • Protection of encrypted data
  • Work with Ansible and Vagrant for DevOps processes and workflows

Automation with Ansible (DO407) Certification Exam Format

Exam Name: Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation certification exam
Exam Code: EX407
Exam Cost: USD 400
Exam Format: Practical Examination
Exam Duration: 4 hours
Exam Platform: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Testing Center: Online testing and Red Hat Authorised Training Center

Skills Measured/Automation with Ansible (DO407) Exam Weightage

The Automation with Ansible DO407 certification examination is a performance-based evaluation. The skills measured for this exam will be tested in a practical lab setting where candidates will be asked to develop Ansible playbooks and run and manage them to configure systems that pertain to specific roles and then implement those roles. Candidates for this certification exam will also be asked to configure Ansible environments to perform specific behaviors. The evaluation is based on how one performs at these tasks.

Salary Prospects of a Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation

Red Hat Certified Specialists are one of the highest-paid professionals in the tech sector. Let’s take a look at their salaries from around the globe.
United States: USD 95,000 to USD 143,000
United Kingdom: Pounds 36,000 to 70,000
India: Rupees 4 lakhs to 12 lakhs 
Australia: AUD 73,000 to 118,000 
UAE: AED 189,000 to 350,000
Singapore: SGD 75,000 to 130,000

Job Prospects for Red Hat Certified Specialists in Ansible Automation

Globally there is a great demand for RHCS in Ansible Automation certified professionals. Some of the top companies hiring Ansible for Automation certified professionals are Raytheon, NIIT, AETOS, FedSoft, IBM, Red Hat Software, Graham Technologies, BAE Systems, General Dynamics Information Technology, and many more. Check out your local job listings to find relevant Red Hat job openings in your region.


No, the published fee includes all applicable taxes.
The Automation with Ansible (DO407) certification is a training course that is designed to teach learners how to automate many processes in their development cycle and execution to improve overall performance. Different aspects of the Ansible tool are taught and explained, such as how to manage encryptions using Ansible Vault, deployment of Ansible Tower to manage systems, and ways in which Ansible can be used in a DevOps environment.
The scores of the Automation with Ansible DO407 certification exam will be declared three business days after the certification exam has been taken.
No, there are no individual scores assigned for tasks in the Automation with Ansible DO407 certification examination. Only the total score is declared, which decides whether or not the candidate has passed.
Yes, Koenig Solutions is an official Red Hat Business Training Partner to deliver all of their certification courses worldwide.
Yes, the certification exam can be taken virtually to obtain the Automation with Ansible DO407 certification.
No, it is not compulsory to complete the Automation with Ansible DO407 certification training course. But, to be eligible for the certification exam, although it is highly recommended to gain knowledge and expertise in the area before attempting.
Once the Automation with Ansible DO407 training is complete, learners can opt for the Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation exam (EX407) for their certification. After this certification has been obtained, learners can also continue to gain specialized knowledge by completing the Automation with Ansible II: Ansible Tower (DO409) certification training course.

There are many benefits to completing this certification training program for both organizations as well as working professionals. Some of the benefits are:

  • Certified employees will be able to scale the organization’s IT infrastructure with ease and efficiency
  • Higher returns on investments by the improvement of KPIs within the company
  • A more straightforward implementation of DevOps practices in an organization
  • Working professionals can find more job opportunities in their field as system administrators or DevOps engineers
  • Working professionals with  Ansible DO407 certification have a higher annual salary as compared to their non-certified counterparts