Ansible Automation Platform is failing to add awx user to groups.

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  • When installing the Ansible Automation Platform, the fails with the following error.

    TASK [ansible.automation_platform_installer.receptor : Adds awx user to receptor group] ***
    fatal: []: FAILED! => {"changed": false, "msg": "usermod: user awx is currently used by process 108182\n", "name": "awx", "rc": 8}
    NO MORE HOSTS LEFT *************************************************************
    TASK [Run repo_management (teardown)] ******************************************
    NO MORE HOSTS LEFT *************************************************************
    NO MORE HOSTS LEFT *************************************************************
    PLAY RECAP ********************************************************************* : ok=157  changed=30   unreachable=0    failed=1    skipped=110  rescued=0    ignored=0  


  • Ansible Automation Platform

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