This is the first of four blog posts in a series written by Peter McGowan about Embedded Ansible capabilities released in ManageIQ Fine.
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.
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.
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:
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:
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.
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:
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:
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.
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.