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Metal as a Service – MAAS – lets you treat physical servers like virtual machines in the cloud. Rather than having to manage each server individually, MAAS turns your bare metal into an elastic cloud-like resource.

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how to install Ubuntu Openstack - Canonical Distribution via command line

I've try to install Ubuntu Openstack - Canonical Distribution using the new ubuntu's guide (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-ubuntu-openstack) but during the step 3 and run the command to ...
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openstack-install stuck after aborted install

I started running openstack-install with a maas server. It told me that none of my servers had wake on lan or ipmi configured and left me hanging. I broke out of it and now can't get it to ...
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How to modify /usr/share/maas/preseeds/generic

How to modify file /usr/share/maas/preseeds/generic , a need to enable proxy in MAAS to download boot images? Thanks
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MAAS using wrong NIC address for DNS

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. with 2 NICS, one 'main' used for MAAS admin and main I/O (http://main.address/MAAS) one dedicated to cluster control only. The cluster controller nic was added after the base ...
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Openstack Juno Juju Charms for Utopic

Finally, managed to deploy a utopic image, see MAAS 1.7 How to Deploy utopic images; however, my problem now is that I can't deploy utopic charms: $ juju status environment: maas17 machines: "0": ...
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How to Install Juno Openstack

Trying to get Juno going using MAAS and JUJU; however, it seems that there are no viable alternatives. Tried the following: 1- Upgraded to 14.10 and did a fresh MAAS and JUJU install; however, utopic ...
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Adding opencontrail to maas juju openstack

I have a working icehouse openstack environment with neutron ovs and gre tunnels. The environment was set using maas and juju (deployed openstack charms). Would like to configure opencontrail instead ...
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openstack-install Can't import Boot Images

Trying openstack-install, http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-ubuntu-openstack, on a Trusty server - hoping to get Openstack Juno going - but having problems with importing images. Install ...
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Architecture of a virtual OpenStack deployment (Juju/MAAS) with 1 physical node

I'd like to demonstrate some of OpenStacks HA/FT features (most importantly live migration and storage replication). For that purpose, I have a machine with 32 GB RAM and a Xeon e3v2 with 4 cores (8 ...
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MAAS 1.7 How to Deploy utopic images

Installed MAAS 1.7 and successfully deployed several Trusty images; however, cannot deploy any utopic images. Added utopic repository by following http://maas.ubuntu.com/docs/bootsources.html, and my ...
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maas-import-pxe-files –sources-file <sources> Can't connect to the region

I'm installing ubuntu openstack based on that website: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-ubuntu-openstack I started the second step, but after installing MAAS, it failed to download boot ...
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How to access openstack instances from the outside world?

We've created a few instances on our MAAS+Juju+Openstack cloud. All these instances have been assigned private IPs but can access the internet via NAT. Only our MAAS cluster controller node has a ...
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install openstack

I want to have one cloud computer and connect 2 Ubuntu device to that. I have been following this page. I tried to install openstack but when i do this command sudo openstack-install After that I ...
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“juju deploy” added a new machine

I have two machines in my MAAS environment First one is Juju bootstrap machine, while second one is normal node. Both of them are in running state. I deployed mysql with "juju deploy mysql" and ...
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OpenStack Installation failing | error in creating bootstrap kvm

I am trying to install Open Stack using the guide located -> here! However when i am tying to install it I am receiving the following error: INFO • 11-15 14:28:59 [LINE:73, FUNC:status_context] • ...
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Why install OpenStack

I am trying to understand why someone would need OpenStack when MAAS and Juju are available. I know that MAAS abstracts the machines in order to use them as resources and Juju allows to install ...
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Difference between “Ubuntu OpenStack: The Canonical Distribution” and plain old Ubuntu Openstack distribution

I was trying to deploy the Openstack on Ubuntu. I found following two different links https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuCloudInfrastructure ...
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superuser while installing MaaS is not giving other(clusters,networks,zone,images) options

i am setting up a private cloud using ubuntu. But i am facing a problem that i am not getting options(clusters,networks,zone,images)like is there on : http://maas.ubuntu.com/docs/install.html what is ...
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MaaS error “failed [3/6] (00-maas-03-install-lldpd, 99-maas-01-wait-for-lldpd, 99-maas-02-capture-lldp)”

Hello my situation is that: Virtual Environment with KVM: 1 Region Controller server (1.1.0.0/24) 2 Cluster Controller server (1.1.10.0/24 'n 1.1.20.0/24) 6 VM nodes (3 for each one CC). All ...
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Selecting network interface in MAAS

I'm installing Ubuntu OpenStack: The Canonical Distribution and at one stage of instaltion it asks me: "Please select a network interface that is not currently listening to any DHCP or DSN requests. ...
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Can't add cloud-archive:tools to repository

Trying to upgrade to MAAS 1.7, from 1.5, by updating apt-get repository; however, I am getting the following error: $ sudo add-apt-repository cloud-archive:tools Ubuntu Cloud Archive for cloud-tools ...
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Reverse SSH Tunnel problem

I have an existing setup as follows, workstation <-> Maas server <-> VM's. The Maas server has two interfaces, eth0 has a static address of 192.168.x.x and the eth1 has 10.4.x.x. eth1 is also ...
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“Installing Ubuntu OpenStack: The Canonical distribution” failed due to bootstrap timeout

I am following the "Installing Ubuntu OpenStack: The canonical distribution" guide to deploy Canonical Openstack. My MAAS setup is already there and in healthy condition. However "sudo ...
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Which Juju's OpenStack Charms am I using (Community or Cannonical)?

To give you better idea, let me just give you a little context I had a MAAS setup with 6 nodes in ready state. One of my node became Juju bootstrap node. After that I deployed OpenStack Juju charms ...
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“juju status” error on machines which are already in “allocated” state

I have two VMs in my MAAS setup: node0 and node1 Status of both of these machines are "Allocated to root". Another VM with name "node_juju" was created and "commissioned" through MAAS. With ...
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deploying VMs with custom VM images

As per my understanding, JuJu currently only supports ubuntu for its containers/VMs. Is it possible to deploy custom VM image of lets say Scientific Linux via juju? If yes, could someone please throw ...
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Connecting Multiple Ubuntu Orange Boxes

I would like to create a cluster of twenty machines and would like to know how this could work with two 10-node Ubuntu Orange Boxes. In the marketing material it says that the boxes can be ...
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How to make local repository of Ubuntu MAAS PXE Images?

Noob questions regarding Ubuntu MAAS: how to make a local repository of Ubuntu MAAS PXE image? Is there a software to do it such as apt-mirror? Is there a page to download the image manually and ...
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Why Juju? Which problem it solves? [closed]

I am wondering about How my life will be effected if I don't use Juju? What business problem Juju is solving? How it makes my life easier? Please elaborate through example. My mind is not good ...
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MAAS 1.5 Utopic Boot Image

On a MAAS 1.5 server, I am trying to deploy Utopic boot images with not much luck. After setting the default distro, under UI setting, to Utopic, and pressing import boot images, the following is ...
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Setting up MAAS cluster offline

Dear Ubuntu community: I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS MAAS (MAAS 1.5) on a four node (for now) cluster. At the moment, the cluster is completely offline. I was able to follow the ...
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lxc/kvm containers fail to start

I have MAAS+Juju setup ready and was successfully able to deploy some openstack charms on specific machines. Then, I read that its safe and good practice to place these openstack charms in their own ...
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Different nova.conf on each compute node for novnc acccess

I have an enviroment with MAAS, Juju and Openstack Icehouse. I have a nova-compute charm with three units (separate hw nodes). Im using novnc web access for consoles of VMs. This is done by ...
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sudo apt-get install command is not working properly

Initially I was trying to uninstall MAAS. While uninstalling my laptop hanged, so I had to force restart my laptop. Since then my apt-get command has not been working properly. :~$ sudo apt-get purge ...
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lxc-create hangs and finally fails

I was trying to place some juju charms on linux containers and the containers failed to start. To debug the issue I sshed into the node where this happened and tried creating an LXC container manually ...
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Deploying Openstack on top of Juju+MAAS setup

We've set up MAAS with 3 physical nodes. One is the controller node which is configured with a public IP visible from the outside world. The other 2 are on a private VLAN along with the cluster node. ...
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maas juju bootstrap fails

I have a maas server and 6 mass client machines (2 Dell compute servers and 4 HP storage servers). All 6 clients are declared, commissioned, started, and stopped. None of them seems to want to wake ...
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how do i backup each node in a MAAS clutser ?

I have setup a MAAS cluster on that i have installed JUJU and deployed OPENSTACK now i want to take backup of each node of the cluster.Please suggest how i can take the backup of each node in the ...
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MAAS : Unable to import boot images

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and when I run maas root node-groups import-boot-images all I get is root@maas:~# maas xxxx node-groups import-boot-images usage: ...
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How does MAAS enlist bare metal nodes and how does it know the superusers account and password of BMC?

I recently installed a MAAS Server which is based on Ubuntu trusty amd-64 server. Everything works fine, but I have a question about how MAAS enlist bare metal nodes? See I have a 2U4N server and a ...
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Adding node to MAAS

Scenario: 1) I have MAAS Sever 1.5 on Ubuntu 14.04 (MAAS Server) 2) I have another server on same network which already has Ubuntu 14.04 installed. ( MAAS Client) 3) I configured MAAS Servert to ...
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Problem with juju bootstrap on an offline MAAS cluster, overlayroot does not exist?

I am struggling to get Juju to successfully complete the bootstrap process on an offline MAAS cluster. I would really appreciate some help. The Setup Hardware: Orange Box (cluster of 9 physical ...
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MaaS add Node (virsh)

I have problem with virsh. I'm using XEN as hypervisor. I have virtualized MaaS controller and want to add virtual Node. I was proceeding this Ubuntu http://maas.ubuntu.com/docs/nodes.html ...
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Juju-core upgraded, how to connect to runing environment?

I just run apt-get install —only-upgrade juju-core which cut me off from my Juju/Openstack running environment! Even the environments.yaml and maas.jenv files are still at same place with the ...
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maas provider does not support image validation

if i run: juju metadata validate-images It results in: ERROR maas provider does not support metadata validation ERROR subprocess encountered error code 1 What does this error means? ...
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What are ubuntu/juju image metadata

Could someone explain me what this page wants to say? i really dont get what and mainly why it is written there what is there. https://juju.ubuntu.com/docs/howto-privatecloud.html Ive own HW, with ...
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Two sets of openstack Compute node composition

I am building the openstack environment with the following composition using juju+maas. physics 1st : openstack+juju+maas node physics 2nd : Compute node 1st physics 3rd : Compute node 2nd ...
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What is difference between release and stop of the “maas node” commands

I have made a script based tools to install OS on the remote server by using MaaS CLI. I need to use commands for deallocating the allocated state nodes, and I found two commands One is 'maas node ...
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Avoiding situation when nova.conf file overwritten by juju

I use MAAS, Juju for Ubuntu Openstack. For novnc console access, i need to modify the nova.conf file. But that might be overwritten by Juju. Actually it is overwritten, i found at least one ...
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maas juju how to power on a node

I am not getting the answer anywhere. Do I need to manually turn on the nodes ? or nodes will be turned on automatically ? if its automatic then what is the trigger ? and how will I shut down ? A ...