# Initial Installation
If you have completed the AWX deployment on Cloud Platform, the following steps is for you to start use it quikly
- Get the Internet IP on your Cloud Platform
- Check you Inbound of Security Group Rule (opens new window) of Cloud Console to ensure the TCP:80 is allowed
- Make a domain resolution on your DNS Console if you want to use domain for AWX
# AWX Installation Wizard
Using local browser visit the URL http://DNS or http://Server's Internet IP, enter to login interface
Login it to AWX console (Don't know password?)
More useful AWX guide, please refer to Ansible Tower Documentation (opens new window)
# AWX Setup wizard
Now, we will give use sample How to run Ansible repository by AWX for your practice
You must understand some import concept before your practice:
Inventories: A list of managed nodes
Credentials: Username and password or key of nodes
Projects: Ansible project, most of time it is a Github repository
Templates: It is a definition and set of parameters for running an Ansible job
Jobs: It is an instance of Tower launching an Ansible playbook against an inventory of hosts.
Before using AWX to run an Ansible project, please ensure that the following conditions are met:
- Prepare your Ansible project, e.g. Grafana (opens new window)
- Prepare your one node and run the following command for runtime preparation
wget -N https://cdn.statically.io/gh/Websoft9/ansible-linux/main/scripts/install.sh; bash install.sh
Below we begin to list the specific steps:
Login AWX and create 【Inventories】, then add 【Host】 in it.
Create 【Credentials】, the following example
Create 【Project】, the following example is use Grafana (opens new window) powered by Websoft9
Create 【Templates】, associate 【Credentials】,【Inventories】,【Project】 in one interface
You can set it by add extra variable directly
Go to Template and start a 【Job】
# I can't visit the start page of AWX?
Your TCP:80 of Security Group Rules is not allowed so there no response from Chrome or Firefox
# Which database does this AWX use?
PostgreSQL on Docker
# Is AWX support Ansible Galaxy?
Yes, refer to official docs Ansible Galaxy Support (opens new window)