Ansible VMware Connection Plugin & Become

When using VMware as the connection plugin to connect to remote hosts you commonly set two facts for username and password: ansible_vmware_tools_user:"mkamner"ansible_vmare_tools_password:"Super Secret PW"This will work just fine for windows and with many tasks on linux. However, if you want to use become: true on linux it will fail with the strangest error messages. For example: apt will fail, because it can’t acquire the lock file The solution is rather simple, become does not honor the VMware facts set, instead it wants two different facts set: [Read More]