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How to write ansible script for installing jenkins on aws RHEL?

Check this out. https://github.com/geerlingguy/ansible-role-jenkins H ...READ MORE

Sep 24, 2020 in Ansible by smy
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aws_ssm module in Ansible

According to the official docs, this module ...READ MORE

Mar 24, 2019 in Ansible by Yesha
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Error "script not found" when suing ansible playbook to start an application using pm2

I have written an ansible task to ...READ MORE

Sep 4, 2019 in Ansible by Tara
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Ansible task to read definition file from the Ansible controller file system.

Hey, you can use the k8s module ...READ MORE

Jun 11, 2019 in Ansible by Babita
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Configuring SSH Access to the Ansible Hosts

Hey @Shakira, follow these steps: Execute the following ...READ MORE

Jan 17, 2019 in Ansible by Sam
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obtain information about a file in windows using ansible playbook

Hey @Travis, you can use the win_stat ...READ MORE

Jun 11, 2019 in Ansible by Drake
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devops , how to create user using ansible playbook

root doesn't need a password to switch ...READ MORE

Jul 16, 2018 in Ansible by Kalgi
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Running task from Different roles in parallel

Hi@Shambhavi, You can use tags in your task. ...READ MORE

Oct 7, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Error while copying files using ansible role.

Add the following as an argument to ...READ MORE

Mar 14, 2019 in Ansible by Yesha
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ansible playbook to create and remove a WebSphere Application Server Node Agent profile

This should workout: - name: Create profile_nodeagent: ...READ MORE

Oct 30, 2019 in Ansible by Tanishq
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ERROR: Inventory script (inventory/ec2.py) had an execution error: ERROR: "Authentication error retrieving ec2 inventory.

Hi@akhtar, You have to generate the AWS credentials ...READ MORE

Aug 21, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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When to use dynamic inventory?

If your Ansible inventory fluctuates over time, ...READ MORE

Mar 24, 2019 in Ansible by Nitesh
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lineinfile module in Ansible

You can use the lineinfile module for ...READ MORE

Jan 17, 2019 in Ansible by Emily
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Delete an object/file from an s3 bucket

Hey @Jinu, you can try the following ...READ MORE

Aug 1, 2019 in Ansible by Barbara
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Make Ansible throw an error inside the role

Hey @Nisha, you can use the block/rescue ...READ MORE

Mar 13, 2019 in Ansible by Kim
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Backup and restore for clustered environment - Ansible

If you're restoring to a new cluster, ...READ MORE

Feb 4, 2019 in Ansible by Anushri
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Unable to install packages through Ansible

Hi, Try to ping your all nodes. There ...READ MORE

Jul 15, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Ansible with AWS Parameter store

Hey @Dipti, have a look at the ...READ MORE

Mar 24, 2019 in Ansible by Rhea
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Ansible "When" statement

You can try the following workaround. So ...READ MORE

Jul 4, 2019 in Ansible by Anvit
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How to create an Elastic Load Balancer in AWS with Ansible Playbook?

Hi@akhtar, You can find one module in ansible ...READ MORE

Oct 12, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Running Ansible Tower behind nginx

Hey @Jeena, you should find it at /etc/tower/conf.d/remote_host_headers.py, ...READ MORE

Feb 1, 2019 in Ansible by Anisha
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Ansible study materials

Hey @Jones, to study Ansible, first go ...READ MORE

Jan 31, 2019 in Ansible by Julie
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Add a node in Ansible

Follow these steps @Ruth: Generate ssh key ssh-keygen Check the ...READ MORE

Jan 8, 2019 in Ansible by Haider
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Access Inventory file - Ansible

You can just use {{ ansible_ssh_host }} Inventory: [my_hosts] my_host ansible_ssh_host=127.0.0.1 ...READ MORE

Jan 24, 2019 in Ansible by Akansha
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Requirements in the host that executes the mysql_db module.

These are the requirements for the host ...READ MORE

Feb 4, 2019 in Ansible by Diana
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Issue creating AWS VPC with Ansible

You can use the details given in ...READ MORE

Aug 16, 2018 in Ansible by Priyaj
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Error saying script is already running - Ansible playbook error

Remove the previous processes before running this ...READ MORE

Feb 8, 2019 in Ansible by Dee
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Ansible task to check if PGP key is installed on Ubuntu

Hi @hannah, have a look at this, ...READ MORE

Nov 25, 2019 in Ansible by Aria
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How to create a group of Managed Nodes in Ansible?

Hi@akhtar, You can use tags in your inventory ...READ MORE

Aug 1, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Playbook to create VM with existing storage account on Azure

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

Mar 27, 2019 in Ansible by Barbara
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How to create a docker container using Ansible?

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

Sep 20, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Ansible Playbook to get k8s authentication result

Hey @Den, try something like this: - hosts: ...READ MORE

Jun 11, 2019 in Ansible by Faiza
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Write playbook to apply condition date wise comparison

Hi, It depends on your use case. For ...READ MORE

Oct 21, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Why is my output sometimes replaced with ********* ? - Ansible

Any string marked no-log, including passwords, are ...READ MORE

Feb 1, 2019 in Ansible by Anisha
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I could install Git, can u please explain how to set up chromedriver(selenium), chromium browser(selenium) on the slave node through Ansible

Hi@Vinodkumar, Did you go through the related question ...READ MORE

Dec 22, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Delete previously added authorized keys and add new ones

Hey @Emily, hope this works - name: Set ...READ MORE

Feb 12, 2019 in Ansible by John
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ansible playbook to get get a specific version of an s3 object

You can use an ansible task, something ...READ MORE

Aug 26, 2019 in Ansible by Rhea
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How to create a simple S3 bucket on Ceph Rados Gateway using Ansible Playbook?

Hi@MD, Ansible has one module that can create ...READ MORE

Dec 4, 2020 in Ansible by akhtar
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Upload encrypted file using ansible vault?

You can do this, make your playbook ...READ MORE

Jan 29, 2019 in Ansible by Faizal
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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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Set an explicit inventory file - Kubespray

Hi @Isha, Go to /etc/ansible/ansible.cfg In the default section ...READ MORE

Jan 23, 2019 in Ansible by Yesha
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Error when installing a role - Ansible

The yaml python package is provided by the PyYAML pip ...READ MORE

Jan 28, 2019 in Ansible by Fez
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Advantages of using Ansible?

Ansible has a lot of advantages, like ...READ MORE

Jan 8, 2019 in Ansible by Thomas
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Error message saying variable undefines - Ansible

Hey @Karthik, you don't really have to ...READ MORE

Feb 9, 2019 in Ansible by Monish
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Ansible playbook to check if http support for apt is installed

Hi @Hannah, this ansible task should do ...READ MORE

Nov 25, 2019 in Ansible by Aria
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How to write ansible playbook to setup ubuntu workstation and install any updates on it

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

Nov 19, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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How to use loop in Ansible playbook?

Hi@akhtar, Sometimes you want to repeat a task ...READ MORE

Sep 1, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Deploy nginx using Ansible

Follow these steps: Use the following command in ...READ MORE

Jan 8, 2019 in Ansible by Barbara
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