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How to run an Ansible Playbook to a particular node?

Hi@akhtar, You can control the playbook from the ...READ MORE

Sep 16, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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ERROR! Unexpected Exception, this is probably a bug: HTTP Error 400: Bad Request

When you get the 400 number, that ...READ MORE

Feb 9, 2022 in Ansible by Soham
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Pass multiple password files while running ansible playbook

Hey @Neha, you can pass your password ...READ MORE

Mar 6, 2019 in Ansible by Yesha
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How to copy files in remote system using Ansible?

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

Jul 30, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Run bundle install inside rvm - Ansible roles

Example config installing ruby system-wide ripped right ...READ MORE

Mar 13, 2019 in Ansible by Kim
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ERROR! - None of the provided paths was usable. Please specify a valid path with --roles-path

Hi@akhtar, You are trying to list down ansible roles ...READ MORE

Aug 20, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Boto config file on Linux

Hey @Hari, your boto config file could ...READ MORE

Mar 26, 2019 in Ansible by Raymond
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what is the difference between tags and delegate_to in ansible?

Hey @Rajendra, If you wish to perform ...READ MORE

Sep 24, 2019 in Ansible by Kalgi
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How to set dynamic host inventory file for docker in Ansible?

Hi@akhtar, In a configuration especially a container setup such ...READ MORE

Sep 20, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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FAILED! => {"changed": false, "msg": "state is mounted but all of the following are missing: fstype"}

Hi@akhtar, You need to pass some more arguments ...READ MORE

Sep 16, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Variables needed to write ansible playbook to install Mysql and mariadb on ubuntu

You need three main variables, one to ...READ MORE

Oct 24, 2019 in Ansible by Bob
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Error saying "No handler was ready to authenticate. 1 handlers were checked"

You are mixing underscore and hyphen. cat /etc/ansible/ec2-vars/te ...READ MORE

Mar 13, 2019 in Ansible by Kim
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Ansible playbook to start or stops a Liberty Profile server in WebSphere deployment

Check this out: - name: Start liberty_server: ...READ MORE

Oct 30, 2019 in Ansible by Tanya
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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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Error saying "ERROR! Unexpected Exception: 'module' object has no attribute '_vendor'"

Ansible is highly dependant on the python ...READ MORE

Jan 28, 2019 in Ansible by Varsha
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Calico wait for etcd error when creating kubernetes cluster using kubespray

Hey @Kanika, You need to open two ...READ MORE

Jan 22, 2019 in Ansible by Jinha
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How do I get an ENV variable and store it into a local variable - Ansible

Hey @Ninja, that is possible. What you ...READ MORE

Jan 24, 2019 in Ansible by Thomas
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How to create a group using Ansible Playbook?

Hi@akhtar, You can find one module named group ...READ MORE

Sep 1, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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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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Is it possible to start ec2 Windows machine and run windows command using ansible playbook?

Hi@Lakshminarayanan, Yes, you can do that. But after ...READ MORE

Aug 14, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Password prompt everytime I run a playbook is annoying

So Ansible provides a feature called vault ...READ MORE

Mar 7, 2019 in Ansible by William
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fatal: [localhost]: FAILED! => {"changed": false, "msg": "Either region or ec2_url must be specified"}

Hi@akhtar, You got this error because you did ...READ MORE

Aug 12, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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How to mount a dvd in a folder using Ansible playbook?

Hi@akhtar, Ansible has the mount module that is idempotent ...READ MORE

Sep 16, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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How to use an URL in Ansible Playbook?

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

Aug 20, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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How to configure yum using Ansible Playbook?

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

Aug 4, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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How to launch an EC2 instance using Ansible Playbook?

Hi@akhtar, Ansible has one module named ec2. This ...READ MORE

Aug 12, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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How do I see all the inventory variables defined for my host?

Hey @Junaid, You can see all the ...READ MORE

Jan 31, 2019 in Ansible by Mahir
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Filter lists by attributes - Ansible

Filter the dicts using selectattr_filter in combination with ...READ MORE

Jan 14, 2019 in Ansible by Haider
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How do I install Ansible on windows?

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

Feb 28, 2019 in Ansible by Kavya
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How to copy folders using url in windows in ansible?

Hi@akhtar, You can find the win_get_url module. This ...READ MORE

Aug 27, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Control machine requirements for Installing Ansible

Ansible can be run from any machine ...READ MORE

May 13, 2019 in Ansible by anonymous
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Backup file name - Ansible

Hey @Veronica, 6332 is the process ID ...READ MORE

Feb 4, 2019 in Ansible by Fazi Mullah Khan
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Run Ansible adhoc commands in sequence

Hey @Thomas, by default ansible runs these ...READ MORE

Jan 14, 2019 in Ansible by Barbara
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Become : yes is not working while running ansible playbook from Jenkins pipeline job

Hi, Jenkins will not able to run the ...READ MORE

Jul 21, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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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 get Ansible predefined variables?

There three types of variables variables gathered from ...READ MORE

Jan 24, 2019 in Ansible by Parth
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I am trying to installing an ubuntu instance hosted in Vultr. Apparently my SSL certificate is failing.

The cert.pem file is a somehow moving to ...READ MORE

Oct 15, 2019 in Ansible by Yogesh

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Playbook to gather ec2_asg_facts AWS auto scaling group

Hey @Neya, try something like this: --- - name: ...READ MORE

Apr 2, 2019 in Ansible by Pam
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FAILED! => {"changed": false, "msg": "This module has been removed. The module documentation for Ansible-2.3 may contain hints for porting"}

Hi@akhtar, You are using the docker module. This ...READ MORE

Sep 20, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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How to import files in Ansible-Playbook?

Hi@akhtar, You can use vars_files keyword in Ansible. ...READ MORE

Aug 11, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Error saying "Invalid input (privileged mode required)" - Ansible

The task that generated this error requires to enable mode ...READ MORE

Mar 6, 2019 in Ansible by Yogesh
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FAILED! => {"changed": false, "msg": "Parameter 'description' is required."}

Hi@akhtar, You got this error because you did ...READ MORE

Aug 7, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Error output difficult to read - Ansible

Hey @Lisha, you can use the callback ...READ MORE

Jan 17, 2019 in Ansible by Sameer
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Error saying "No packages marked for update" when trying to install ansible using yum

If you're just trying to upgrade to ...READ MORE

Jan 14, 2019 in Ansible by Nippun
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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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How to connect docker nodes with ansible master ?

Hi@akhtar, You need a running container first, and ...READ MORE

Aug 27, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Set up the necessary tools such as git, chromedriver(selenium), chromium browser(selenium) on the slave node through Ansible [closed]

Going through the Devops project. There is ...READ MORE

Feb 9, 2020 in Ansible by anonymous
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closed Feb 14, 2020 by Sirajul 988 views
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Is it possible to run commands on ansible host?

If you just trying to run a ...READ MORE

Jan 10, 2019 in Ansible by Vijay
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