Project update failing with 403 Forbidden error while trying to fetch collections from Galaxy / Automation Hub In Red Hat Ansible Tower?

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  • While trying to fetch collections from collections/requirements.yml, the project updates fails in the TASK [fetch galaxy collections from collections/requirements.yml] with the below error:

    "rc": 250,
    "stderr": "ERROR! Unexpected Exception, this is probably a bug: <urlopen error Tunnel connection failed: 403 Forbidden>",
    "delta": "0:00:03.653055",
    "invocation": {
        "module_args": {
            "warn": true,
            "executable": null,
            "_uses_shell": false,
            "strip_empty_ends": true,
            "_raw_params": "ansible-galaxy collection install -r collections/requirements.yml -p /var/lib/awx/projects/.__awx_cache/_223__dev_project_automation_hub_testing/stage/requirements_collections \n",
            "removes": null,
            "argv": null,
            "creates": null,
            "chdir": "/var/lib/awx/projects/_223__dev_project_automation_hub_testing",
            "stdin_add_newline": true,
            "stdin": null


  • Red Hat® Ansible Tower (AKA AAP 1.2)
  • Red Hat® Ansible
  • Red Hat® Ansible Automation Platform 2.x

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