ERROR the role root web was not found in root roles root ansible roles usr share ansible roles etc ansible roles root

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Hi Guys,

I have created one playbook in Ansible. Now I am trying to run this playbook. But it is showing me the below error.

$ ansible-playbook web.yml
ERROR! the role '/root/web' was not found in /root/roles:/root/.ansible/roles:/usr/share/ansible/roles:/etc/ansible/roles:/root
The error appears to be in '/root/web.yml': line 3, column 7, but may
be elsewhere in the file depending on the exact syntax problem.
The offending line appears to be:
    - /root/web
      ^ here
Aug 20, 2020 in Ansible by akhtar
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You are trying to use ansible role in your playbook. But you did not set the path for the role. So set the path in your ansible.cfg file as shown below.

$ vim /etc/ansible/ansible.cfg
inventory = /etc/myhosts.txt
host_key_checking = False
roles_path= /etc/myroles
answered Aug 20, 2020 by MD
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