On Sunday, 8 April 2018 18.57.38 CEST Kaushik Gosar wrote:
> I am trying to execute an Ad-Hoc command which requires sudo privileges on 
> a remote machine.
> Below is the command and the error it throws up
> kaushik@Machine_1:~$ ansible all -a "cat /etc/shadow" -u kaushik 
> --ask-become-pass
> SUDO password:
> | FAILED | rc=1 >>
> cat: /etc/shadow: Permission denied
> kaushik@Machine_1~$
> If I ssh to the machine and execute the same command "cat /etc/shadow" , it 
> works without any errors.
> Any idea how to fix this?

--ask-become-pass doesn't imply become so you need add -b or --become to use 

Kai Stian Olstad

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