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How to run a cron job using Ansible Playbook?

Hi@akhtar, You can use a module named Cron ...READ MORE

Sep 29, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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How do I configure a jump host to access servers that I have no direct access to?

You can set a ProxyCommand in the ansible_ssh_common_args inventory variable. Any ...READ MORE

Jan 31, 2019 in Ansible by Mahir
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How to pull a docker image using Ansible playbook?

Did you try using this? https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/colle ...READ MORE

Nov 5, 2020 in Ansible by undermink
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Merge/Append two files into single file and ensure no duplicate entries are found using Ansible

Hi@Jp, You need to create your own customized ...READ MORE

Sep 17, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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How download artifactory(.tar.gz file) from jfrog artifactory using ansible playbook in linux servers?

Hey @Anil, download the artifactory(.tar.gz) file and ...READ MORE

Aug 13, 2019 in Ansible by Kamal
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Ansible-playbook to install and configure Nginx+Nodejs+Npm+PM2

Try thhis out: --- - hosts: hosts tasks: ...READ MORE

Sep 3, 2019 in Ansible by Kalgi
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How do I access environment variables in Ansible?

Yes @Nagray, you're right! You can access ...READ MORE

Jan 24, 2019 in Ansible by Tessie
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Install Ansible using cygwin

Follow these steps to install ansible using ...READ MORE

Jan 10, 2019 in Ansible by Kush
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"module_stderr": "/bin/sh: 1: /usr/bin/python: not found\n", MODULE FAILURE\nSee stdout/stderr for the exact error",

Hi@akhtar, This is because your system does not ...READ MORE

Sep 17, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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"msg": "Failed to connect to the host via ssh: ssh: connect to host 192.168.0.179 port 22: Connection timed out",

Hi@akhtar, I think there is a problem with ...READ MORE

Jul 28, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Getting error when using Ansible playbook. error message: “msg”: “boto required for this module”

Hey @Vardhan, you're missing out on the ...READ MORE

Mar 29, 2019 in Ansible by Himanshu
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How to change vault password in Ansible?

Hi@akhtar, You can use rekey keyword in your ...READ MORE

Aug 11, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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How to create MySQL tables using Ansible?

--- - hosts: dbserver   tasks:    - name: create a table ...READ MORE

Mar 19, 2019 in Ansible by Ankit Tyagi
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Check is a package exists - Ansible

Hey There, @here is an example for your ...READ MORE

May 6, 2020 in Ansible by Rajat
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How to run a playbook from a specific task in Ansible?

Hi@akhtar, The --start-at-task option allows you to start ...READ MORE

Sep 15, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Run multiple lineinfile commands with with_items

Here is the example playbook to ensure ...READ MORE

Jul 10, 2018 in Ansible by Kalgi
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How to remove a role from Ansible Galaxy?

Hi@akhtar, You need to log in to your ...READ MORE

Aug 28, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Error saying ""msg": "Failed to import docker-py - No module named 'requests.packages.urllib3'. Try `pip install docker-py`""

Hey @Hari, In addition to docker-py install the following ...READ MORE

Feb 9, 2019 in Ansible by Monish
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Ansible Playbook cannot locate the role

Use requirements.yml file and running it with: ansible-galaxy install -r ...READ MORE

Mar 13, 2019 in Ansible by krishti
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Ansible task to download a file from an S3 bucket

Hey @Roshan, ansible provides wiht AWS module ...READ MORE

Aug 1, 2019 in Ansible by Varsha
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How do I execute a shell script and then use the result in ansible

This can work out for you: - name: ...READ MORE

Apr 11, 2018 in Ansible by shubham
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How to use Ansible git module pull a branch with local changes?

You cannot achieve it using the git ...READ MORE

Jul 9, 2018 in Ansible by Atul
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Error saying "conflicting action statements: user, uri"

YAML files are very sensitive about the ...READ MORE

Jan 9, 2019 in Ansible by krishti
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What is the difference between the host file and an inventory file in ansible?

Actually both are same. hosts file is ...READ MORE

Feb 12, 2019 in Ansible by Amith
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Ansible: setting profile source in ansible.config

Try and add path in .bashrc or ...READ MORE

Jul 10, 2018 in Ansible by ajs3033
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Ansible task to determine if a path exists and is a symlink

Hi @neha, you can write your task ...READ MORE

Apr 2, 2019 in Ansible by Alok
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No match for argument: sshpass Error: Unable to find a match

Hi@akhtar, The sshpass software is not part of ...READ MORE

Jul 28, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Execute ansible playbook on a docker container

Hey @Ram, you could use a dockerfile ...READ MORE

Jan 22, 2019 in Ansible by Vedant
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How to make a file executable with Ansible?

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

Sep 16, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Ansible error: ERROR! Variables must be specified as a dictionary, or a list of dictionaries

the correct syntax for the var file ...READ MORE

Jun 2, 2020 in Ansible by yehuda
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Installing nodejs using ansible

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

Mar 15, 2019 in Ansible by Hari
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ansible playbook to start and stop a WebSphere application

The below playbook should be good enough: - ...READ MORE

Oct 30, 2019 in Ansible by Tanya
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How do i install Ansible using virtualenv

Adding to @Mohit's answer,  For CentOS and RHEL: sudo ...READ MORE

Jan 10, 2019 in Ansible by Dikinson
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How to disable swap in remote system using Ansible?

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

Sep 16, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Pass sudo password while executing Ansible playbook

Hey @Bob, try something like this: ansible-playbook playbook.yml ...READ MORE

Jul 22, 2019 in Ansible by Akash
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Create k8s namespace using ansible

You can also create a kubernetes namespace ...READ MORE

Jun 11, 2019 in Ansible by Nasser

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Execute shell commands using Ansible

You can use a playbook for this ...READ MORE

Jan 24, 2019 in Ansible by Ayaan
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Reset ansible vault password

Should you wish to change your password ...READ MORE

Feb 11, 2019 in Ansible by Zonasha
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Ansible task to list all pods from any k8s namespace

Here is a more complete answer for ...READ MORE

Feb 6, 2020 in Ansible by scatat
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Create directories and download files in Ansible using Ansible playbook

Hey @Yash,  you could either use file module ...READ MORE

Jan 24, 2019 in Ansible by Cerdin
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Execute a command using ansible playbook

Hey @Reshma, You can use the URI ...READ MORE

Jan 17, 2019 in Ansible by Sameer
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Error while using ansible vault "ERROR! input is not vault encrypted data for vars/vars-mysql-config.yml"

Hey @Bhupan, I think your file is ...READ MORE

Jan 29, 2019 in Ansible by Kavya
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When conditional not working in Ansible

Your identation is wrong and when is ...READ MORE

Apr 27, 2018 in Ansible by ajs3033
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How do I get a list of all Ansible variables?

Ansible by default gathers facts about machines ...READ MORE

Jan 31, 2019 in Ansible by Mahir
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How to regex replace nested values in Ansible

I'm not aware of any built-in method ...READ MORE

Jun 17, 2018 in Ansible by shubham
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How to set vault password on ansible tower?

On Ansible Tower, go to Settings > ...READ MORE

Jan 29, 2019 in Ansible by Yesha
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How to send mail using Ansible-Playbook?

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

Aug 11, 2020 in Ansible by MD
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Errors when executing - ansible -m ping all - kubespray

Hey @Ananya, make sure of these following ...READ MORE

Jan 24, 2019 in Ansible by Yesha
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