Ansible Tower Installation Failed When Adding a New Node to the Cluster

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  • When adding a new node to a clustered Tower installation, the task Clean up any poorly-permissioned Tower configuration files on upgrade fails with below error: :
failed: [x.x.x.x] (item=/etc/tower/conf.d/ => {"changed": false, "item": "/etc/tower/conf.d/", "msg": "file (/etc/tower/conf.d/ is absent, cannot continue", "path": "/etc/tower/conf.d/", "state": "absent"}


  • Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.2.1
  • Ansible version: 2.4.2

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