Install AWX on CentOS 7

Posted on Tue 12 September 2017 by Pavlo Khmel

AWX is the upstream project from which the Red Hat Ansible Tower offering is ultimately derived.
Read more: AWX project FAQ

Install steps below on CentOS 7.3 minimal.

# Insall EPEL repository
yum -y install epel-release

# Disable firewall and SELinux
systemctl disable firewalld
systemctl stop firewalld
sed -i 's/SELINUX=enforcing/SELINUX=disabled/g' /etc/selinux/config
setenforce 0

# Enable continuous release (CR) repository if some paskage from EPEL are dependant on newer release
yum -y install git gettext ansible docker nodejs npm gcc-c++ bzip2
yum -y install python-docker-py

#  Start and enable docker service
systemctl start docker
systemctl enable docker

# Clone repository and deploy (it will take about 20 minutes)
git clone
cd awx/installer/
ansible-playbook -i inventory install.yml

# Monitor migrations status (it will take about 10 minutes)
docker logs -f awx_task

Now you can access AWX web server

The default administrator username is admin, and the password is password.