Ansible against Synology DSM 4.3
Ansible doesn’t work against Synology DSM 4.3 out of the box because Ansible expects to be able to copy temporary files over via SFTP.
However, the Synology SSHD appears to be hard coded to not allow SFTP access via the root user.
The work around is to turn on scp_if_ssh in the Ansible configuration:
My ansible.cfg looks like this: