At this point, I’ve read many blogs that paint a very rosy picture of Ansible. My initial experience was not so rosy. In fact, it was pretty frustrating. In future blogs, I’ll provide examples. The purpose of this post is to record my initial impressions. I become fixated on learning Ansible when I realized that I was starting to repeat the same patterns while maintaining servers, and worse, the steps that I took to maintain them were not being documented, so I’d have to remember how it went each time. …