Apr 29, 23
Ansible troubleshooting — Invalid plugin name: regex.replace Error in Ansible
A Comprehensive Guide to Troubleshooting the “Invalid plugin name: regex.replace” Error in Ansible.
Nov 13, 22
Use Ansible Vault in Ansbile Playbook - ansible vault
How to use an Ansible Vault in an Ansible Playbook to store a password variable encrypted on disk.
May 25, 22
Ansible troubleshooting - VMware certificate verify failed connecting to vCenter or ESXi
Let’s troubleshoot together the Ansible fatal error “Unable to connect to vCenter or ESXi API [SSL: CERTIFICATE_VERIFY_FAILED] certificate verify failed (_ssl.c:897)” to find the root cause, connection problem connecting, and successfully run our Ansible For VMware Playbook code.
May 22, 22
Using Date, Time and Timestamp without Facts in Ansible Playbook - Ansible date and lookup plugin
How to print the Date and Time and Timestamp in ISO 8601 format without using Ansible Facts using the date command-line utility in Ansible Playbook.
May 19, 22
Using Date, Time and Timestamp in Ansible Playbook - Ansible Tip and Tricks
How to use Date, Time, and Timestamp in ISO 8601 format in Ansible Playbook.
May 17, 22
Ansible troubleshooting - VMware Unknown error while connecting to vCenter or ESXi
Let’s troubleshoot together the Ansible fatal error “Unknown error while connecting to vCenter or ESXi API, [Errno -2] Name or service not known” to find the root cause, misspelled hostname in your Ansible Playbook, a connection problem connecting eventually using a secure VPN connection and successfully run our Ansible For VMware Playbook code.
May 6, 22
How to Run Only One Task in Ansible Playbook? - Ansible tags statement
How to select single or multiple tasks, include, import, play, block, and role in an Ansible Playbook using tags parameter of ansible-playbook command.
Mar 23, 22
Ansible troubleshooting - Unhandled exception while executing module win_user
Unhandled exception errors are nasty Ansible problems. In a live demo, we are going to troubleshoot starting from the error message. We are going to investigate the root cause of the problem and fix using the win_user module.
Jan 15, 22
How to Pass Variables to Ansible Playbook in command line? - Ansible extra variables
How to pass or override an Ansible Playbook variable from the command line in plaintext, JSON, or YAML. Very useful to combine some script, automation, or shell variables. Example with fruit variable defined as “banana” and changed to “apple” or “raspberry”.
Nov 18, 21
Ansible troubleshooting - undefined variable
How to reproduce the undefined variable error in Ansible, troubleshooting, and fix to be able to successfully print the value of a variable on screen.
Oct 8, 21
Pause execution - Ansible module pause
How to pause a playbook execution for a certain amount of minutes or seconds with Ansible.
Sep 15, 21
Ansible troubleshooting - Syntax Error
Let's troubleshoot together the Ansible fatal error "Syntax Error while loading YAML" to find the offending lines in our playbook code, the root cause, fix a missing quote, and verify the resolution is working.