This is the first of four blog posts in a series written by Peter McGowan about Embedded Ansible capabilities released in ManageIQ Fine.
Blog Posts for 2020
Embedded Ansible — Part 2, Passing Parameters Into A Playbook
Part one of this series described the manageiq_automate and manageiq_vmdb roles that can be used by a playbook to interact with a ManageIQ workflow.
Embedded Ansible — Part 3, Ansible in an Automation Workflow
Part one of this series described the functionality for using built-in roles to perform tasks with Ansible playbooks rather than Ruby methods in Fine. Part two of this series looked at how host lists and input parameters can be passed to embedded Ansible playbook services and methods. This article will discuss how a playbook method can form part of a larger automation workflow by interacting with the ManageIQ Automate workspace.
Embedded Ansible — Part 4, Working With State Machines
We’ve just built Ivanchuk-3. This release contains bug fixes, UI tweaks, and stabilization. Here are just a few of the things added since the Ivanchuk-2 release:
Milestones, Release Cadence, Kasparov
ManageIQ is getting ready to release an alpha version of the Jansa release. Additionally, we are moving to a faster release cadence - approximately once every 3 months to keep up with the rate of change of all the providers that ManageIQ interacts with. We hope to release Jansa GA by June and the K-release by September. You will notice new milestones in the ManageIQ community to help us keep track of the features being planned for a particular release. The milestones and the roadmap should help keep us all on track!
We’ve just built Ivanchuk-4. This release contains bug fixes, UI tweaks, and stabilization. Here are just a few of the things added since the Ivanchuk-4 release:
Announcing Jansa Alpha Release
The first alpha release of ManageIQ Jansa is here! It has a bunch of interesting new stuff that you can see in the roadmap. There are 2 major changes that I want to draw your attention to.
Announcing Jansa Beta Release
The first beta release of ManageIQ Jansa is here! It has a bunch of interesting new stuff that you can see in the roadmap. When we announced Jansa Alpha, we highlighted Podification and VMware VimBroker Removal. Today, I want to draw your attention to other enhancements included in the Jansa Beta release.
We have built Ivanchuk-5. This release contains bug fixes, UI tweaks, and stabilization. Here are just some of the things added since the Ivanchuk-4 release:
CloudForms blog is moving to ManageIQ
In the next few weeks, and with the goal of better aligning this content with the upstream ManageIQ, we will migrate all relevant content to the upstream blog before shutting down this blog platform. You’ll be able to find all your favorite tips and tricks at (<manageiq.org/blog/>)
ManageIQ Ivanchuk-6 is now available. This release contains bug fixes, UI tweaks, and stabilization. Here are just some of the things added since the Ivanchuk-5 release:
Announcing Jansa Release Candidate
The ManageIQ Jansa release candidate is here! All the major features in this release are in the ManageIQ Roadmap in the column named Jansa. We have fixed numerous issues since we announced Jansa Beta. Below are some last-minute enhancements that made it into the Jansa Release Candidate.
Announcing Ivanchuk-7 and Jansa-1 RC2
ManageIQ Ivanchuk-7 and Jansa-1 RC2 are now available. These releases are primarily security fix releases, after extensive security testing. Many thanks goes to the IBM Security team for finding and reporting these vulnerabilities.
Using the API with OpenID-Connect Authentication
The goal of this blog post is to provide a basic understanding of how to use the ManageIQ REST API when configured with OpenID-Connect authentication.
Troubleshooting OpenID-Connect Authentication on Containers
The goal of this blog post is to provide a basic understanding of how to troubleshoot ManageIQ configured for OpenID-Connect authentication when deploying ManageIQ on containers.
ManageIQ Jansa GA announcement
On behalf of the ManageIQ team, I’m happy to announce the release of ManageIQ Jansa! This release is named after Czech chess grandmaster Vlastimil Jansa. You can download the Jansa-1 release on our downloads page.
ManageIQ Jansa-2 is now available. This release is primarily a stabilization release and contains a number of bug fixes and performance fixes.
Announcing Kasparov Alpha Release
The first alpha release of ManageIQ Kasparov is here! It has a bunch of interesting new stuff that you can see in the roadmap. Here are the major highlights for this new release: