Chapter 1. Overview of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform

Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform simplifies the development and operation of automation workloads for managing enterprise application infrastructure lifecycles. Ansible Automation Platform works across multiple IT domains including operations, networking, security, and development, as well as across diverse hybrid environments. Simple to adopt, use, and understand, Ansible Automation Platform provides the tools needed to rapidly implement enterprise-wide automation, no matter where you are in your automation journey.

1.1. What is included in Ansible Automation Platform

Ansible Automation PlatformAutomation controllerAutomation hubEvent-Driven Ansible controllerInsights for Ansible Automation Platform

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  • hosted service

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hosted service

1.2. Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform life cycle

Red Hat provides different levels of maintenance for each Ansible Automation Platform release. For more information, see Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform Life Cycle.

1.3. Upgrading Ansible Automation Platform

When upgrading, do not use yum update. Use the installation program instead. The installation program performs all of the necessary actions required to upgrade to the latest versions of Ansible Automation Platform, including automation controller and private automation hub.

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