Getting Started with Ansible 03 – Setting up the Git Repo

Ansible is an incredible configuration management and provisioning utility that enables you to automate all the things. In this series, you’ll learn everything you need to know in order to use Ansible for your day-to-day administration duties. In part 3, we take a look at another foundational concept – Git. Everyone who effectively implements automation uses Git, and in this video, we look into creating a repository and how to push changes.

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Check if git is installed

which git

Install git

sudo apt update
sudo apt install git

Create user config for git

git config --global user.name "First Last"
git config --global user.email "somebody@somewhere.net"

Check the status of your git repository

git status

Stage the README.md file (after making changes) to be included in the next git commit

git add README.md

Set up the README.md file to be included in a commit

git commit -m "Updated readme file, initial commit"

Send the commit to Github

git push origin master