Posted On: May 31, 2018

This Quick Start deploys AWX on the AWS Cloud, for users who want to run and manage an Ansible infrastructure on AWS.

AWX is an open-source community project that provides software for managing Ansible projects. AWX is hosted on GitHub and provides a web-based user interface, REST API, and task engine for Ansible.

Ansible is a DevOps tool that automates provisioning, configuration management, application deployment, intra-service orchestration, continuous delivery, and many other IT processes. The visual AWX dashboard lets you schedule and deploy Ansible playbooks, and provides centralized logging, auditing, and system tracking. AWX provides the source code for Ansible Tower, which is the commercial version of AWX.

To get started with AWX on AWS, use these resources:

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Quick Starts are automated reference deployments that use AWS CloudFormation templates to deploy key technologies on AWS, following AWS best practices. This Quick Start was built by AWS solutions architects and cloud support engineers.