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Is it possible to run a playbook with a crontab?

Ofcourse you can run ansible playbook with ...READ MORE

Jan 17, 2019 in Ansible by Yesha
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how can we unarchive multiple different files using ansible-playbook? i tried this yml file its getting error

RAR file is used to store other ...READ MORE

Oct 9, 2020 in Ansible by jack miller
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Can we run parallel jobs in Ansible

Running parallel tasks in Ansible is not ...READ MORE

Aug 5, 2019 in Ansible by Kalgi
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Print multiple env variables using ansible playbook

Hey @Tom, you can use the lookup ...READ MORE

Jan 24, 2019 in Ansible by Rick
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Remote host throwing error saying "Permission Denied" - Ansible

Hey @Patrick, Change the path of Ansible's remote_tmp ...READ MORE

Jan 16, 2019 in Ansible by Cerci
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Error saying "ERROR: problem running ansible_hosts --list ([Errno 8] Exec format error)" while running ansible playbook

Also, remove the execute permission for the ansible ...READ MORE

Feb 4, 2019 in Ansible by Pam
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How to find the memory of remote systems using the setup module in Ansible?

Hi@akhtar, You need to use the setup module to ...READ MORE

Aug 10, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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What are the SCM tools supported by jenkins?

Hey @Jugnu, below are Source code management ...READ MORE

Feb 13, 2019 in Ansible by Imran
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Error saying "Timeout (12s) waiting for privilege escalation prompt: or Connection to 127.0.0.1 closed.\r\n"

Hey @Sinha, add these parameters in your ...READ MORE

Feb 9, 2019 in Ansible by Monish
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Error saying "ImportError: No module named ansible.playbook" when installing ansible on aws

Hey @Niana, I don't think you have ...READ MORE

Feb 4, 2019 in Ansible by Anushri

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How to create a docker container using Ansible playbook?

Hi@akhtar, You can use the docker_container module in ...READ MORE

Aug 8, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Can I use something like if statement to check for conditions in my playbook?

Hey @Kashish, you could use something like ...READ MORE

Feb 11, 2019 in Ansible by Kyra
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How to give a task name in Ansible?

Hi@akhtar, You can give the task name in ...READ MORE

Aug 2, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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copy multiple files to multiple systems - Ansible

You can use /usr/bin/ansible command line. Ansible can SCP ...READ MORE

Mar 6, 2019 in Ansible by Yogesh
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Error saying "One or more undefined variables: 'ansible_facts' is undefined"

The command you've executed basically means run ...READ MORE

Jan 17, 2019 in Ansible by Karen
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Error saying "Extraneous options or arguments" when trying to run an ansible playbook

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May 30, 2019 in Ansible by anonymous
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Using multiple config files using same template in a role in ansible

Go through this include_role module: tasks: - ...READ MORE

Jun 5, 2018 in Ansible by DareDev
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How to increase aws ebs volume using ansible ?

Hey, I am unaware of any specific ...READ MORE

Sep 9, 2019 in Ansible by Kalgi
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Error message “Failed to connect to the host via ssh” while running ping command on host machines through Ansible

Just go through the error message: Ansible can't ...READ MORE

Apr 25, 2018 in Ansible by shubham
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How to remove cron using Ansible

Hey @Likhit, You could use something like ...READ MORE

Jan 29, 2019 in Ansible by Kavya
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Syntax error while using block in ansible role

block should be on the same indentation level ...READ MORE

Mar 13, 2019 in Ansible by Kim
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How do I wget a file from web server using shell in the ansible playbook

Hey Ayaan, you could probably use this ...READ MORE

Jan 24, 2019 in Ansible by Anushri
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Ansible Error "ERROR! 'vars_files' is not a valid attribute for a PlaybookInclude"

vars_files is not supported for included playbooks ...READ MORE

Jun 3, 2019 in Ansible by Tara
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Get ansible commands return value

Hey @Hina, you can add the following ...READ MORE

Feb 4, 2019 in Ansible by Diana
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Permission denied while running the playbook

Hey @Hari, try executing your playbook using ...READ MORE

Feb 9, 2019 in Ansible by Monish
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How to specify sudo password for Ansible?

Hi@akhtar, You can pass variable on the command ...READ MORE

Sep 28, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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How do I update CentOS using Ansible?

You can use the yum module in the ...READ MORE

Feb 4, 2019 in Ansible by Diana
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Ansible task to copy file to S3 bucket

Hey @Adarsh, try this task definition: --- - hosts: ...READ MORE

Aug 1, 2019 in Ansible by Vish
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Installing mongodb using ansible

Your mongodb role should look something like this: - ...READ MORE

Mar 15, 2019 in Ansible by Purva
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Ansible playbook to copy database dump file to remote host and restore it to another database

Hey @Pavan, you can use the following ...READ MORE

Aug 8, 2019 in Ansible by Kalgi
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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

Jan 16, 2019 in Ansible by Danica
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How to configure fact caching in Ansible?

There are two cache plugins: redis and jsonfile. To ...READ MORE

Jan 24, 2019 in Ansible by Kennedy
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How to remove duplicate entries from a file using Ansible?

Hi@akhtar, You can use the shell module to do your ...READ MORE

Sep 17, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Ansible vs Ansible Tower

Ansible is CM tool and orchestration engine. ...READ MORE

Jan 28, 2019 in Ansible by Haider
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How to install python package using Ansible playbook?

Hi@akhtar, Ansible has a pip module to install ...READ MORE

Dec 2, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Ansible error "Could not find aptitude. Using apt-get instead"

Hey @Hita, use the apt module to ...READ MORE

Aug 26, 2019 in Ansible by Jinu
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How to create AMI from running instance using ansible?

Hi, I need to take AMI(amazon machine ...READ MORE

Sep 9, 2019 in Ansible by Lakshminarayanan
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ansible playbook to create and remove a WebSphere application server deployment manager profile

The below gives an example of creating ...READ MORE

Oct 30, 2019 in Ansible by Tanmay
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Error: the field 'args' has an invalid value, which appears to include a variable that is undefined - Ansible

Hey @Harsh, use with_items to access the result ...READ MORE

Apr 2, 2019 in Ansible by Yesha
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Permission denied when running ansible playbook through jenkins

Jenkins uses it's own user to execute ...READ MORE

Jun 25, 2018 in Ansible by DareDev
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fatal: [localhost]: FAILED! => {"changed": false, "msg": "boto required for this module"}

Hi@akhtar, As ansible use the python library in ...READ MORE

Aug 12, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Running a playbook using Ansible on Jenkins

Hey, @Asha seems like you've added a ...READ MORE

Apr 4, 2019 in Ansible by Akhil
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How to create a user using Ansible Playbook?

Hi@akhtar, You can use the user module in ...READ MORE

Sep 1, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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How do I add apt key by id from a keyserver? - Ansible

Hey @Altis, you can use the module ...READ MORE

Feb 11, 2019 in Ansible by Kyra
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One loop over multiple Ansible tasks

With_items has unfortunately stopped but it’s coming ...READ MORE

Jul 23, 2018 in Ansible by Kalgi
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How do I disable cowsay?

You can uninstall cowsay by setting nocows=1 in ansible.cfg, or ...READ MORE

Jan 31, 2019 in Ansible by Mahir
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How do I access shell environment variables using Ansible Playbook

Hey @Tina, If you need to access ...READ MORE

Jan 31, 2019 in Ansible by Mahir
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