With the latest updates of Ansible that enables more of software automation provisioning, there are multiple new features that would be added to Microsoft Azure and change the way things were till now. Ansible 2.7, launched in the first week of October has a total of whopping 21 new Azure models and provides a plethora of automation opportunities for Azure. The deployment and configuration of numerous Azure resources can now be natively automated and would ease out tasks for the multitude of its users out there.
Some of the Azure resources that would rightaway benefit from this new update are
Azure Web Apps: Using Ansible, creation and configuration of web apps, REST APIs and mobile back ends have become much easier.
Azure Traffic Manager: With the help of Ansible, creation and configuration of Azure Traffic Manager for optimal traffic distribution reaching out services globally at Azure regions.
Azure Route: Override Azure’s old school routing through Ansible’s new means of creating and configuring your own routes.
Azure Applicate Gateway: Ansible lets you create and configure Azure Applicate Gateway and gives you easy ways to manage web traffic.
Azure Autoscale: Changing times and changing demands can be easily managed through creating and configuring Azure Autoscale to help applications perform their best.
Additional facts module for VM and ACR: Ansible makes access to information about virtual machines or Azure container registry for further configuration.
Ref: Ansible with Azure