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Vultr Firewalling with Ansible

This is the second part of a post series What’s new in Ansible 2.5. In the previous post we learned the basic steps to deploy a server on Vultr. In this follow up post, you will see how we can secure our server. Firewall Groups Vultr has the concept of “Firewall Groups” also known as “Security Groups”. One group can have one or more Firewall rules and one server can be assigned to exactly one group.

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Begin Vultr With Ansible

Ansible 2.5 is just around the corner, perfect timing to show some of the new features I was involved with and included in this release. This is the first part of a post series What’s new in Ansible 2.5. What is Vultr? Vultr is a Public Cloud Service (IaaS) with a manageable feature set and datacenters in around 15 locations around the globe including North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

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Decoupling Ansible Handlers

Since version Ansible 2.2, so quite a while, there is another way to notify a handler or a couple of handlers or no handlers. No handlers? Right, this sound a bit funny, doesn’t it? Well, it is a bit comparable with talking to kids, if no one is listen, no one will react :). Notifying Handlers Before 2.2, there was only one way to notify a handler, by notifying the name of the handler:

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