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DevOps practices are to combine software development (Dev) and IT operations (Ops) in order to improve the delivery process. DevOps pipelines are chained tasks and components that run in a sequence to cover different phases of software compilation, packaging, automated testing, and test deployment.
In this lab, we have a simple DevOps pipeline for a sample Java-based web application. The pipeline is stored in form of a Jenkinsfile (Pipeline as Code) and consists of the following components (and tasks):
Kali machine (For pulling, modifying, and pushing the code)
GitLab server (For hosting code)
Jenkins server (For integrating all parts: building Django project, deploying with Ansible, and dynamic testing with Selenium)
Test server (For test deployment)
Objective: Run the pipeline project and observe/understand the DevOps process!
- The GitLab server is reachable with the name 'gitlab'
- Gitlab credentials:
- The Jenkins server is reachable with the name 'jenkins'
- Jenkins credentials:
- The test deployment server is reachable by the name "test-server"
- Test server SSH credentials:
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