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How to encrypt and existing file using Ansible Vault?

Hey @Kyraa, to encrypt an existing file ...READ MORE

Jan 29, 2019 in Ansible by Kavya
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Ansible playbbok to copy files from one node to another remote node

You can create a playbook for copying ...READ MORE

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How to enable Inventory Cache plugin in Ansible?

Adding to @Farookh's answer, if the inventory ...READ MORE

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Check status of an operation running in the background - Ansible

Hey @Neel, According to the documentation, Long running ...READ MORE

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Disadvantages of using Ansible Vault

There are two main disadvantages: If you lose ...READ MORE

Mar 6, 2019 in Ansible by William
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CRC check failed error when pulling ansible role from git

You can try adding --no-wait option to the ansible-galaxy import call ...READ MORE

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How do I install Ansible on windows?

Hi Neha, you cannot have an entire ...READ MORE

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View the encrypted file without decrypting - Ansible Vault

Hey @Laksha, you can view the file ...READ MORE

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Playbook to backup all mysql databases

Hey @Ruth, you could use a playbook, ...READ MORE

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Multilines in shell script inside Ansible playbook

You could write your playbook in this ...READ MORE

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How to use get_url on windows - Ansible

Hey @Biji, you could use the win_get_url ...READ MORE

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Ansible roles change workflow order by moving handlers.

Flush handlers with meta: flush_handlers before the task that ...READ MORE

Mar 12, 2019 in Ansible by William
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Error while installing ansible-galaxy on Mac

Run the following to upgrade setuptools under ...READ MORE

Mar 13, 2019 in Ansible by Haider
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SSH encountered an unknown error during the connection - Ansible Error

I think you have not configured your ...READ MORE

Feb 9, 2019 in Ansible by Monish
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Error saying "FAILED! => {"changed": false, "failed": true, "msg": "the python pymongo module is required"}"

Hey @Monish I figured what my issue ...READ MORE

Feb 9, 2019 in Ansible by Manik
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Is there a way to recover lost Ansible Vault password?

Hey @Sridhar, There is no way to ...READ MORE

Jan 29, 2019 in Ansible by Akthia
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Unarchive module overwriting - Ansible

Hey @joe, you can use the create option, ...READ MORE

Jan 30, 2019 in Ansible by Khadeer
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Why do people use Ansible roles?

Ansible roles are basically like functions in ...READ MORE

Mar 12, 2019 in Ansible by Yamini
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Organize roles - Ansible roles

One of the ways is to use ...READ MORE

Mar 13, 2019 in Ansible by Haider
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Service mongod not found

I have a playbook to install mean ...READ MORE

Mar 15, 2019 in Ansible by kalgi
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Manage large number of roles

I had close to 200 roles. All of ...READ MORE

Mar 13, 2019 in Ansible by Levin
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How to run Ansible without hosts file?

Hey @Ruth, you can use ansible without using ...READ MORE

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How do i automatically install galaxy roles?

You should use a requirements.yml file for this use-case. ...READ MORE

Mar 12, 2019 in Ansible by William
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Reset unreachable hosts - Ansible

If you try using the host that ...READ MORE

Feb 7, 2019 in Ansible by Yesha
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How do I use my static and dynamic inventory files together in an ansible playbook?

Add both your static and dynamic inventories ...READ MORE

Feb 9, 2019 in Ansible by Monish
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Ansible use cases

There are 6 main places where ansible ...READ MORE

Jan 25, 2019 in Ansible by Chester
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My roles have a directory called files. What does it do?

This directory contains regular files that need ...READ MORE

Mar 13, 2019 in Ansible by Barbara
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What is vault id?

A vault id is an identifier for ...READ MORE

Mar 7, 2019 in Ansible by William
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Encrypting few variables and embedding them in playbook

Hey @Camron, you can just encrypt those ...READ MORE

Mar 7, 2019 in Ansible by Fez
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Encrypt a single variable using ansible Vault

Adding to @Zunaid's answer, this can also ...READ MORE

Jan 29, 2019 in Ansible by Sid
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How do I enable sudo privileges in the playbook?

Hey @Kiran, to set enable mode for ...READ MORE

Mar 6, 2019 in Ansible by Yogesh
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Ensure the package is latest version - Ansible

Ensure a package is at the latest ...READ MORE

Mar 6, 2019 in Ansible by Yogesh
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Error saying "msg: unsupported parameter for module: deb"

Hey @Laksha, I think an older version ...READ MORE

Feb 1, 2019 in Ansible by Ansiha
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How do I copy files from my system desktop to my EC2 instance?

One of the ways is to upload ...READ MORE

Mar 5, 2019 in Ansible by Kyraa
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What are Action plugins in Ansible?

Action plugins work with the modules to ...READ MORE

Feb 19, 2019 in Ansible by Jobin
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What are Ad-Hoc commands?

Ad-Hoc command is something that you would ...READ MORE

Mar 6, 2019 in Ansible by Yogesh
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reboot all web servers in Canada, 15 at a time. is that possible in Ansible?

Of course, that is possible @Neel, just ...READ MORE

Mar 6, 2019 in Ansible by Yogesh
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Can I upgrade Ansible with available modules of ansible?

Ansible can upgrade itself using pip module ...READ MORE

Feb 8, 2019 in Ansible by Dee
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Error saying no module boto3 even though I have it.

Hey @Liala, try using hosts as localhost ...READ MORE

Feb 9, 2019 in Ansible by Monish
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How do i set multiple authorized keys to my ansible playbook?

Try this: - name: Set up multiple authorized ...READ MORE

Feb 12, 2019 in Ansible by John
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Error saying "Internal Error: this module does not support running commands via 'sudo'"

Hey @Syra, use the sudo directive in ...READ MORE

Feb 9, 2019 in Ansible by Monish
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What are cache plugins in Ansible?

Cache plugins allow Ansible to store gathered facts ...READ MORE

Feb 20, 2019 in Ansible by Kashish
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What are connection plugins in Ansible?

Hey @Jay, connection plugins allow ansible to ...READ MORE

Feb 20, 2019 in Ansible by Shalaka
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Ansible playbook with jenkins not working

When you execute the playbook under Jenkins, ...READ MORE

Jan 17, 2019 in Ansible by Sameer
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Error saying "ConnectionError(ProtocolError('Connection aborted.', error(2, 'No such file or directory')),)"

Hey @Nisha, you get this error when ...READ MORE

Feb 1, 2019 in Ansible by Kunal
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How does strategy : free improve performance for network playbook?

The strategy plugin tells Ansible how to order multiple ...READ MORE

Feb 1, 2019 in Ansible by Anisha
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Trying to execute bash script using Ansible one one node

You could make your task an asynchronous action by ...READ MORE

Jan 29, 2019 in Ansible by Kavya
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How do I add ssh authorized keys in ansible playbook?

Hey @kailash use the authorized_key plugin that ...READ MORE

Feb 12, 2019 in Ansible by Kyra
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How do I install Ansible on Ubuntu?

Hey Kiara, Execute the following commands to Install ...READ MORE

Feb 20, 2019 in Ansible by Kunal
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