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YAML is a data serialization format designed for human readability. YAML is a recursive acronym for "YAML Ain't Markup Language". JSON syntax is similar to and a subset of YAML

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Is it possible to have multiple gitlab-ci files in a single repo?

I have a single repo handling integration tests for 4 different software projects. As those projects share common resources, I'd like to create a generic file in which all those common features are ...
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Rename build pipeline .yml files in Azure DevOps

I have a .NET Core application that has three build pipelines. (Windows, Linux, macOS) In each of them, the application gets assembled a little different. This part works so far. Azure created for ...
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Kubernetes configuration with yaml anchors

I have a deployment.yaml file and want to reuse the environment for all my deployments like this: apiVersion: apps/v1 kind: Deployment metadata: name: beat spec: selector: matchLabels: ...
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ansible error: skipping: no hosts matched

I've tried a few variations on running ansible locally as a test case: nicholas $ nicholas $ ls ansible.cfg ansible.cfg.orig first_playbook.yml inventory.txt playbook.yml nicholas $ nicholas $ ...
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How to properly setup a multi-environment release pipeline in Azure YAML pipelines?

We have just migrated from TFS 2018 to Azure DevOps Services and we're having a hard time trying to figure out the new Azure YAML pipelines. We want to be able to: Run a build/test pipeline when a ...
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docker-compose multiple services in a loop

Trying to optimize definition of multiple services with docker-compose.yml Here is the original, "dumb" variant of the docker-compose.yml: version: '3' services: s1: build: . ports: - "...
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Custom inventory file failing to parse properly

I've got the following production inventory file (playbooks/production.yaml) for Ansible: all: children: control: moriarty.server.com toby.server.com managed: sherlock....
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How to pass Gitlab env var with sensitive characters to bash script?

I have the following situation: I'm storing sensitive data in Gitlab's environment and then passing these variables to a deployment script in bash. Gitlab's env var: Key: sensitive_var Value: aaa$...
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Ansible: Use inventory_hostname variable in lineinfile module

I'm using Ansible 2.7.9 and I'm having trouble with the regex definition in the lineinfile module. My file has the following line: host.example.com = /path/to/a/directory I want to remove that line. ...
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Gitlab: Always having the possibility to launch a manual job (even if something failed before)

I'm using gitlab-ci. I have a pipeline that has the following steps : code-verification some tests deploy (manual) some more tests rollback (manual) Both the deploy and the rollback job have to ...
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CasC with Bamboo

While trying to get a clear picture how to setup a seamless CasC (Configuration as Code) build and deployment plan management, I have to admit that I get quite puzzled. Is the following (subjective) ...
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Yaml linting failling when jinja is used

I am using https://yamllint.readthedocs.io/en/stable/index.html to lint my yaml files (used in a saltstack context, and linted by jenkins jobs at every commit), but as reported and explained here, it ...
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Unable to run playbooks using Ansible best practices layout

I am very new to ansible and I think I am lacking something basic that I am not finding in the examples or on github as to the directory structure and its use. I have set up my directory structure ...
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Running two containers in a kubernetes job each with their own initContainers

In this SO article I understand that I can run a sequence of initContainers before running the containers defined in spec.template.spec.containers. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/40713573/how-...
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yaml files in jenkins pipeline

Just started out working on jenkins, among other things I'm trying to understand the role of yaml in pipelines. I understand that pipelines or declarative pipeline (do other type of pipelines exist in ...
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Deleted service connection in Azure DevOps and now cannot select a new one

I deleted what I thought were unused service connections in Azure DevOps, and now I cannot change the connection on existing pipelines. The build pipelines are yaml based but the service connections ...
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Jenkins Unable to Match Two Identical Strings

I have a config file that's in YAML format, which includes this relevant portion: project: protectedBranches: - master - develop - feature/something In my Jenkinsfile, the YAML file is ...
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Unable to parse YAML: mapping values are not allowed here

Good morning. I'm migrating from Gitlab to CircleCI and try to map out a simple pipeline ("workflow") that basically should look like this: [build] -> [tests] -> [release*] * only on tags I ...
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Ansible - Variable expansion inside hostvars declaration?

I have a hardcoded hostvars line, like so: node1_hostname={{ hostvars['192.168.0.162']['node1_hostname'] }} I have a set_fact variable from a previous play that I'd like to expand in the host section ...
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error validating data: ValidationError(Deployment): unknown field "spec" in

I know that yml files are temperamental and I still struggle to figure it out. Can anyone help out here to understand what is it about my client-deployment.yml file that makes Kubernetes want to issue ...
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Is it possible to use multiple if statements in a salt state?

I have a Salt state which checks multiple files exist on our webservers, we have 4 webservers and 2 environments so a combined total of 8. This state is applied to all by using a grain 'webserver'. ...
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How to properly escape brackets in ArgoCD?

I have an ArgoCD + Argo Workfows setup. In my manifests files, I am trying to escape double brackets since I have some helm apps, and if I manually edit the Argo workflow file with the expression ...
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Add item(s) to yaml array only if defined (ansible)

How do I write a yaml file such that it defines an array with a list of values, and it skips those values from being added to the yaml array if the given value is undefined? Specifically, I'm trying ...
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how to prevent Ansible from showing output on screen?

I have this in my playbook which execute a command on remote server and enters its log on local server. - name: run script shell: runuser -l testuser -c "/tmp/test.sh" register: myshell_output ...
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How to test pipeline changes in Azure?

I currently have a pipeline in Azure which consists of a bunch of YAML which eventually calls some terraform script to handle the deployment side. What is the best way to handle dev testing of changes ...
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Helm/ YAML indentation issue

I am etting weird YAML indentation with some conditional stuff, effectively I'm doing: resources: {{ toYaml .Values.resources | indent 10 }} {{- if .Values.filebeat.enabled -}} - name: elastic-...
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Is it possible to use a list with 'file.exists' in Salt?

I asked a question recently regarding the most efficient and scalable way to check which files/services exist in multiple environments. Thanks to an answer I have successfully set up roles for all of ...
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How to ensure testing execution order with GitLab CI? [closed]

I have about half a dozen of integration tests (handled with Robot Framework) to run in a GitLab CI pipeline. Once upon a time, we did not care about the execution order of these tests. The ...
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Passing replicas number into container

I have a statefulset with an init container which creates openshift objects upon scaling. I need to pass it the replicas number from the same yaml definition. However the replicas filed doesn't seem ...
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How to get information about resources in an Azure Pipelines run?

I work in a platform team that builds and supports Azure Pipelines YAML templates and various custom scripting for these pipelines. People in my organisation use these YAML templates like: resources: ...
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Error passing arguments to ansible playbook

I am trying to create a playboook that executes a python3 script with 2 parameters, name and password in localhost. However, when i try to execute the paybook with this command ansible -b --become-...
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How to exclude a certain linenumber of an Ansible playbook when testing it using Molecule?

The aim is to exclude a certain line that contains a checksum and cannot be smaller than 80 characters. --> Scenario: 'default' --> Action: 'lint' --> Executing Yamllint on files found in /...
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gitlab CI job fails after manual ftp deploy (lftp) command completes successfully

Scenario I'm using LFTP to deploy files via sftp. The transfer completes successfully and all files get to the destination but for some reason the job fails. Question How can I find out what is ...
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Salt State is running against all servers except one, why?

I recently asked a question here: Is it possible to use multiple if statements in a salt state? Thanks to the answer I have managed to update my state to only check specific files exist on specific ...
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How to render assets when building a static website with GitLab Pages and Jekyll

I'm using Jekyll to build a static site and deploy it with GitLab Pages. This site is compounded of posts (contained in the site/_posts folder) and refer to other HTML and Markdown documents that I ...
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Azure DevOps Pipelines running on incorrect branches

I'm attempting to build different branches with different YAML configuration files in each branch. However, when I commit to a branch that should only trigger 1 pipeline it triggers both. Development ...
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Ansible seems to execute infinite loop

I wrote some roles for my home lab to setup a GlusterFS cluster. But when I run it on my 2 nodes, some tasks get executed over and over again and it seems that it never ends. Here is the log output (...
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Kubernetes create multiple jobs based on template and list

We are currently migrating many of our production data ingress/processing scripts/processes into a kubernetes cluster. Each "customer" or company that we interface with has a bunch of data and we want ...
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Why i cant include a .yml in CI/CD, using rules with mine variables?

Why my pipeline doesn't work? I just want include this .yml if "NATIVE_COMPILE" is "true". variables: NATIVE_COMPILE : "true" include: - project: 'pipelines/cicd' ...
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How do I refer in Azure Pipelines to an output variable defined in a previous stage for defining stage conditions and new variables?

I'm writing an Azure Pipeline where I use the targetBranchName of a pull request to define the test environment I'm going to use. Since targetBranchName has no value before execution, I created a &...
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devops - Optomizing gitlab cicd pipeline's caching

I have a gitlab yaml I've been working on for a bit and while everything works it seems like each job takes quite a bit longer than it should. I tend to think the culprit is that npm files are fetched ...
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invalid base hashes in `extends` with 'include' -- gitlab-ci

I have a huge .gitlab-ci.yml file that I am trying to turn into the "main" ci file by moving some parts to another files which will then be called with the use of the "include" ...
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network ansible command error: "msg": "network os centos is not supported"

How do I get the ansible config for rolly below? remote: [nsaunders@rolly ~]$ [nsaunders@rolly ~]$ lsb_release -a LSB Version: :core-4.1-amd64:core-4.1-noarch Distributor ID: CentOS Description: ...
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Are there dialects of YAML or just differences in parsing it?

We use YAML in several frameworks to define types and structures for our deployments. I read an article about why some people don't like YAML and they stated that the parsing of YAML is very different ...
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How to tell helm not to deploy a resource or remove it if a value is set to "false"?

I am working on an HPA template that will be applied only if the enabled value is set to true. Currently when setting enabled to false, it will create an empty object in yaml. This is then applied ...
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YAML based azure build pipeline to run particular tasks based on condition?

Need to create a YAML based azure build pipeline i.e, need to run particular tasks like only build step when it is PR automated and when the same pipeline manually run it should run build task along ...
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Retrieving project version from csproj in Azure Pipeline .NET Core CLI task

I have the following tasks in my yaml file in Azure DevOps It publishes my console application and zip it in a file - task: DotNetCoreCLI@2 inputs: command: 'publish' publishWebProjects: ...
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Why Ansible skip items in inserafter?

I have about 10 hosts that I run a playbook for them with serial:1. in this playbook there is this code which append output of all commands in one file: - name: copy the output to a local file ...
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error validating data: couldn't find type

I have following yaml file: --- apiVersion: v1 kind: pod metadata: name: Tesing_for_Image_pull.pod spec: containers: - name: mysql image: mysql ...
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Stage and jobs blocks breaks gitlab CI with "configuration is invalid: jobs jobs config should implement a script: or a trigger: keyword"

.gitlab-ci.yml with stages: - test jobs: lint: stage: test image: python:3.8 # Assuming same image for both jobs script: - pip install black - black --check . ...
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