Question

Syntax Error while loading YAML. mapping values are not allowed in this context

i am getting error with below yaml file.could you please help me

  • name: test hosts: localhost tasks: -name: launching AWS instance using Ansible EC2 EC2: key_name: suriaws instance_type: t2.micro image: ami-0c2b8ca1dad447f8a region: us-east-1a wait: yes count: 1 assign_public_ip: yes

Submit an answer

This textbox defaults to using Markdown to format your answer.

You can type !ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

Sign In or Sign Up to Answer

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Accepted Answer

Hello,

It looks like that you might have an indentation error in the YAML file.

Can you share the whole YAML so I could advise you further?

Alternatively, you could use this tool to check the syntax of your YAML file and fix any indentation errors that popup:

https://github.com/adrienverge/yamllint

Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby