Ansible Playbooks for Azure

This repository contains examples and best practices for building Ansible Playbooks for Azure.

Getting Started

Ansible on Azure

Get Started with Azure

Ansible Playbook


Azure Account. If you don't have it, get a free one.

To authenticate with Azure, generate service principal and expose them as environment variables or store them as a file.


To run samples in your local environment, please ensure Ansible is installed.

1. git clone
2. cd ansible-playbooks
3. ansible-playbook <sample>.yml

You also could develop your Ansible playbook and run it in Visual Studio Code.


See Ansible Galaxy for example roles from the Ansible community for deploying many popular applications.