Tag Archives: Ansible

Ansible Error – Shared Connection Closed

Today, ansible started showing the following ERROR while pinging a host or multiple hosts. The Error looks something like following | FAILED! => { "changed": false, "module_stderr": "Shared connection to closed.\r\n", "module_stdout": "/bin/sh: 1: /usr/bin/python: not found\r\n", "msg": "MODULE FAILURE\nSee stdout/stderr for the exact error", "rc": 127 } This error is shown because the…

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Ansible and Dynamic Amazon EC2 Inventory Management

To create amazon ec2 instances dynamically and to manage them I have followed the following instructions-I have chosen Ubuntu 16.04 as my ansible controller machine and will be using an ubuntu AMI. I have also generated some credentials from amazon’s IAM. Add the credentials into environment variables. export AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID='YOUR_AWS_API_KEY' export AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY='YOUR_AWS_API_SECRET_KEY' To get started with dynamic EC2 inventory management, we…

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