So I am not the only one that has this problem on the raspberry pi ;) . I am still confused on why I have this problem only on the raspberry pi but killing the process works great. Thanks! I still would prefer to set ControlMaster=no just for the one playbook that uses the default user. But unfortunately there is no ssh_args playbook attribute.
Regards Davide : https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/ansible-project/pMMINWCyALE On Monday, 1 February 2016 14:19:13 UTC+1, Bruno Vernay wrote: > > I add this problem, I did this: > > - name: Remove old "pi" account > hosts: qemu > become: yes > become_method: sudo > gather_facts: false > tasks: > - name : Kill all "pi" user's processes and remove the account > shell : "killall -KILL -u pi ; userdel -fr pi" > > # Didn't work, "...cannot open /etc/subuid" > # - name: Remove pi account > # user: name=pi state=absent force=yes remove=yes > > not very clean, but works > > Bruno > > > On Friday, November 27, 2015 at 5:06:30 PM UTC+1, Andrew Langhorn wrote: >> >> Hello, >> >> I am instantiating an EC2 instance from a community AMI in the >> Marketplace. The AMI comes pre-baked with a default user (ec2-user). >> >> I have a role in my Ansible repository which is applied to all machines, >> called common. Inside this role, I have a few tasks which create a new user >> (`ansible`), configure an SSH key for it, and sort out an entry in >> /etc/sudoers. These tasks are tagged as 'firstrun'. >> >> The first time I run Ansible, I connect with the ec2-user account >> remotely using: >> >> ansible-playbook -i hosts site.yml --tags firstrun >> >> This means that I only run those tasks tagged as firstrun, which makes >> the initial run quick. After this has completed successfully, I run: >> >> ansible-playbook -u ansible -i hosts site.yml --skip-tags firstrun >> >> This time, I'm skipping the tasks I've already run, and am also running >> Ansible as the `ansible` user on the instance. This adds a load of other >> plays to the machine, which works fine. >> >> I have a slight problem, however. When I invoke `ansible-playbook` for >> the second time, I expect it to run a task using the user module to delete >> the ec2-user account: >> >> >> name: remove ec2-user >> >> become: yes >> >> become_user: root >> >> user: name=ec2-user state=absent remove=yes force=yes >> >> >> Instead of this working correctly, I get this message: >> >> msg: userdel: user ec2-user is currently used by process 1918 >> userdel: cannot open /etc/subuid >> >> I don't see why (maybe I'm snowblind from having looked at this a bit too >> long!) the ec2-user still being used, given that by the time Ansible gets >> to this task, the connection for the first run should have timed out, or >> the socket should have closed. >> >> Does anyone have any ideas? It may just be that I can't see the wood from >> the trees! >> >> Thanks, >> >> Andrew >> >> -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Ansible Project" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to ansible-project+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/ansible-project/3cd318b2-93db-46d3-8871-797a63ef704a%40googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.