Head first into Ansible, or: How I learned to cfgmgmt

I now run an entire Openstack Swift cluster that of course, is in production. The way its currently setup calls for for loops to be used to easily manage it. Of course, those get lame after a “quick” while. So I decided to take my second (the first was pretty bad, it was a Monday) plunge into Ansible. These are the voyages of the Ansible Noobcake. Its five-hour mission: to automate configuration parameters across all swift nodes, to boldly cfg like no man has cfg’ed before.

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