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Metron Ansible failure due to missing ambari_common role when using Vagrant

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I have all the pre-reqs (Ansible 2.0.0.2, VBox, Vagrant, etc.) on Mac OSX. When Vagrant tries to provision the box it fails with the following error:

ERROR! the role 'ambari_common' was not found in /Users/silvio/Downloads/incubator-metron-Metron_0.1BETA_rc7/deployment/playbooks/roles:/Users/silvio/Downloads/incubator-metron-Metron_0.1BETA_rc7/deployment/playbooks:/etc/ansible/roles

The error appears to have been in '/Users/silvio/Downloads/incubator-metron-Metron_0.1BETA_rc7/deployment/playbooks/ambari_install.yml': line 28, column 7, but may be elsewhere in the file depending on the exact syntax problem.

The offending line appears to be:

  roles:
    - role: ambari_common
      ^ here

Ansible failed to complete successfully. Any error output should be visible above. Please fix these errors and try again.
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Rising Star

Hi Silvio,

It looks as if your roles_path didn't get set up. That is in ansible.cfg in the singlenode-vagrant folder. Could you verify that the file exists and contains a line "roles_path = ../../roles"