Fixing ansible python broken pipe for RHEL Centos 5

In this tutorial, How to fixing run ansible “[Errno 32] Broken pipe\r\n”. I have enabled the EPEL repositories and installed the required dependencies for python. How to Fix ansible python broken pipe.

Ansible python broken pipe running error as below

"changed": false,
   "module_stderr": "",
   "module_stdout": "Traceback (most recent call last):\r\n  File \"/tmp/ansible-tmp-1546842879.5-134879756384147/\", line 133, in ?\r\n    exitcode = invoke_module(module, zipped_mod, ANSIBALLZ_PARAMS)\r\n  File \"/tmp/ansible-tmp-1546842879.5-134879756384147/\", line 38, in invoke_module\r\n    (stdout, stderr) = p.communicate(json_params)\r\n  File \"/usr/lib64/python2.4/\", line 1050, in communicate\r\n    stdout, stderr = self._communicate_with_poll(input)\r\n  File \"/usr/lib64/python2.4/\", line 1113, in _communicate_with_poll\r\n    input_offset += os.write(fd, chunk)\r\nOSError: [Errno 32] Broken pipe\r\n",
   "msg": "MODULE FAILURE",
   "rc": 1
       to retry, use: --limit @/nfs/playbooks/ansible-server/apache-server.retry

PLAY RECAP **********************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************
webserver01         : ok=0    changed=0    unreachable=0    failed=1

My Ansible use python 2.6 and a remote server is a Virtual Machine OS Centos 5 use python 2.4

After you installed python 2.6 on the remote server ( Centos 5). Then configure in the PATH for python 2.6

For example, In my configure in PATH as below

$ echo $PATH
$ which python

And configure symbolic link for python 2.6 on the remote server Centos 5

$ ll /usr/bin/ | grep python
$ ln -sf  /usr/bin/python26 /usr/local/bin/python

With that:

python 2.6 is in “/usr/local/bin” *which is before “/usr/bin” in the PATH

python 2.4 is in “/usr/bin

And both are in the PATH

And you running ansible-playbook command again.


Through the article, you can use Fixing ansible python broken pipe for RHEL Centos 5. I hope will this your helpful. More details refer to Ansible tutorial.


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