Why the SSH Connection Fails With the Host Key Checking Error In Ansible Even If it is Disabled?

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Even if it is disabled the host_key_checking, connection failed to the managed hosts.


  • Ansible Tower
  • Ansible Automation Platform

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