Why is my Ansible Tower Job Failing with Job Status as "Failed Because the Previous SCM Update Failed?"

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Ansible Tower job fails with job status: "failed because the previous SCM update failed"; however, you don't see any failed Project Update/SCM Update in the Jobs list to determine root cause.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7
  • CentOS 7
  • Ubuntu 14.04
  • Ubuntu 16.04
  • Ansible Tower >=3.1.x

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