[kolla] Calling Kolla-ansible in an ansible playbook

Mark Goddard mark at stackhpc.com
Wed Jan 19 09:37:17 UTC 2022

Use the shell module, then activate the virualenv first before running

However, I'd argue against running Ansible in Ansible. It can be had
enough to read the output when troubleshooting, without nesting it.
Kayobe intentionally avoided this, instead adding a python CLI that
calls out to kayobe and kolla-ansible.


On Tue, 18 Jan 2022 at 21:32, J-P Methot <jp.methot at planethoster.info> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been trying to write an ansible-playbook to run some kolla tasks
> and I've been wondering if this is even possible? I have kolla running
> inside a virtual environment, so of course  I'm running into issues
> having ansible running it. The current task looks like this:
>   - name: run kolla-ansible upgrade on controllers
>     command: "{{ venv }}/bin/kolla-ansible --limit {{ item }} -i
> multinode upgrade"
>     loop:
>       - control
>       - monitoring
>       - storage
> When run, it's complaining that ansible isn't installed in the current
> virtual environment. I was under the impression that specifying the
> whole path to my executable would have it automatically run in that
> virtual environment, but visibly this excludes access to ansible that's
> installed there.
> So, basically, is what I'm trying to do even possible? And if so, what
> would be the best way to do it?
> --
> Jean-Philippe Méthot
> Senior Openstack system administrator
> Administrateur système Openstack sénior
> PlanetHoster inc.

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