Chapter 1. Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform installation overview

The Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform installation program offers you flexibility, allowing you to install Ansible Automation Platform by using a number of supported installation scenarios. Starting with Ansible Automation Platform 2.4, the installation scenarios include the optional deployment of Event-Driven Ansible controller, which introduces the automated resolution of IT requests.

Regardless of the installation scenario you choose, installing Ansible Automation Platform involves the following steps:

Editing the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform installer inventory file
The Ansible Automation Platform installer inventory file allows you to specify your installation scenario and describe host deployments to Ansible. The examples provided in this document show the parameter specifications needed to install that scenario for your deployment.
Running the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform installer setup script
The setup script installs your private automation hub by using the required parameters defined in the inventory file.
Verifying automation controller installation
After installing Ansible Automation Platform, you can verify that the installation has been successful by logging in to the automation controller.
Verifying automation hub installation
After installing Ansible Automation Platform, you can verify that the installation has been successful by logging in to the automation hub.
Verifying Event-Driven Ansible controller installation
After installing Ansible Automation Platform, you can verify that the installation has been successful by logging in to the Event-Driven Ansible controller.

Additional resources

For more information about the supported installation scenarios, see the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform Planning Guide.

1.1. Prerequisites

Warning

To prevent errors, upgrade your RHEL nodes fully before installing Ansible Automation Platform.

Additional resources

For more information about obtaining a platform installer or system requirements, see the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform system requirements in the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform Planning Guide.