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I agree with Fodil, but I would also recommend using psexec for working with windows. Ansible has a command "win_psexec" that helps to use escalated privileges without using Become.


There are some fundamental misunderstandings in your bullets which makes your question unclear: Apple will not allow you to develop/build using a virtual system. I believe this is a legal constraint. That said, you can run pretty much anything in VirtualBox as long as you have a legally provided image (e.g. a Linux image). You can only run the Windows ...


Looking at your code it seems you try to connect to a Windows host. Usually you connect windows via WinRM and not via ssh The user guide for this can be found here: For Ansible to communicate to a Windows host and use Windows modules, the Windows host must meet the following ...

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