Cannot perform yum update on my RHV manager (ansible conflict)

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • After running engine-setup and upgrading RHV from 4.3.9 to 4.3.11, I cannot do a complete yum update because the ansible requirement is locked to 2.9.13 while the one in the required repository is 2.9.14:
# yum update 
Loaded plugins: enabled_repos_upload, package_upload, product-id, search-disabled-repos, subscription-manager,
              : tracer_upload, versionlock
rhel-7-server-ansible-2.9-rpms                                                                 | 2.3 kB  00:00:00     
rhel-7-server-rh-common-rpms                                                                   | 2.1 kB  00:00:00     
rhel-7-server-rhv-4-manager-tools-rpms                                                         | 2.3 kB  00:00:00     
rhel-7-server-rhv-4.3-manager-rpms                                                             | 2.4 kB  00:00:00     
rhel-7-server-rpms                                                                             | 2.0 kB  00:00:00     
rhel-7-server-supplementary-rpms                                                               | 2.0 kB  00:00:00     
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package ansible.noarch 0:2.9.13-1.el7ae will be updated
--> Processing Dependency: ansible = 2.9.13 for package: ovirt-engine-4.3.11.4-0.1.el7.noarch
---> Package ansible.noarch 0:2.9.14-1.el7ae will be an update
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
Error: Package: ovirt-engine-4.3.11.4-0.1.el7.noarch (@rhel-7-server-rhv-4.3-manager-rpms)
           Requires: ansible = 2.9.13
           Removing: ansible-2.9.13-1.el7ae.noarch (@rhel-7-server-ansible-2-rpms)
               ansible = 2.9.13-1.el7ae
           Updated By: ansible-2.9.14-1.el7ae.noarch (rhel-7-server-ansible-2.9-rpms)
               ansible = 2.9.14-1.el7ae
  • When trying to update my RHEL based hypervisor, I get a similar ansible dependency issue (with ovirt-hosted-engine-setup

Environment

  • Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) 4.3
  • Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) 4.4
  • ovirt-engine-4.3.11.4-0.1.el7.noarch
  • ovirt-hosted-engine-setup-2.3.13-2.el7ev.noarch
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (acting as a RHV host)

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