:skull: :skull: :skull: Before running anything, check out the playbook and understand what it does. Run it against a VM and make sure you're happy. Do not blindly download code from the internet and trust that it's going to work as you expect. :skull: :skull: :skull:
You can run Ansible-NAS from the computer you plan to use for your NAS, or from a remote controlling machine. The steps for deployment are exactly the same, just pay attention to editing the inventory file in step 7.
Enable the Ubuntu Universe repository:
sudo add-apt-repository universe
sudo apt update
sudo apt install software-properties-common
sudo apt-add-repository --yes --update ppa:ansible/ansible
sudo apt install ansible
git clone https://github.com/davestephens/ansible-nas.git && cd ansible-nas
Create your own inventory and config files by copying
inventories/sampleto your own directory:
cp -rfp inventories/sample inventories/my-ansible-nas
group_vars/all.yml. Change settings by overriding them in
Install the dependent roles:
ansible-galaxy install -r requirements.yml(you might need
sudoto install Ansible roles).
Run the playbook - something like
ansible-playbook -i inventories/my-ansible-nas/inventory nas.yml -b -Kshould do you nicely.