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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MAAS - Choose a Mirror of the Ubuntu Archive: Bad archive mirror

I'm testing MAAS in a virtual network on Ubuntu Trusty LTS. I done the following steps: Importing the boot images. Creating 6 virt-nodes, and making their boot as PXE. The nodes already added to ...
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Ubuntu maas no DHCP on port 68

I've installed MaaS on Ubuntu Server 14.04 When I do nmap -sU localhost I don't see 68/udp port open But I see 69/udp open for tftp
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Ubuntu MaaS nodes not booting PXE images

I've many nodes on LAN with wake On LAN enabled. I turn them one it tries to acquire IP through DHCP. Then reports No DHCP or proxyDHCP offers were recieved Sometimes No boot filename recieved ...
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How to launch instance in openstack when error says “no valid hosts found”?

I've deployed openstack using juju on maas. I've created few images and trying to launch a new instance like CirrOs test instance. I'm getting error saying "no valid hosts found". I've checked my ...
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How to restart MAAS

I can't work out how to restart MAAS, can anyone help? There's nothing in /etc/init.d that I can see. Thanks, Richard
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How can I manually import a boot-image in MAAS?

I've just started to try MAAS. The document suggests me to import a boot-image first. But after I clicked the 'import boot-image' button on MAAS webpage, and waited for a long long time, the image was ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.01 MAAS 1.5.2, juju 1.20.7 bootstrap hangs

I have searhed in google for solution about a week, but still nothing helps. This is the output of 'juju bootstrap --debug' when it hangs: Unpacking rsyslog-gnutls (7.4.4-1ubuntu2.1) ... Setting up ...
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Error bootstrapping juju environment maas, crypto/rsa: verification error

I bootstrapped the juju environment for maas. It was working fine but, my bootstrapped node formatted due to network boot. I then removed juju and deleted the environments directory and reinstalled ...
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Maas PXE boot error no image found

Trying to install MAAS to ease the management of a samll cluster, I'm stuck at the deployment of the selected boot image in PXE. Simply said, I followed ubuntu documentation and configure my maas ...
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Can't get MAAS nodes to enlist

I'm having an issue very similar to this: MAAS add node failing I've been banging my head against the wall for days. I'm running VMWare ESXi 5.5 and Ubuntu 14.04.1. I have a maas controller setup ...
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Ethernet networking issues 14.04

I'm having some real trouble configuring my network in ubuntu server 14.04, I installed using (MAAS) and dhcp configuration hasn't worked, so I continued manually. The problem I'm having is that Eth1 ...
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Unable to import boot images for MAAS

I installed a fresh Ubuntu 14.04.1, and then manually installed MAAS. I followed the MAAS documentation (http://maas.ubuntu.com/docs/install.html). But I can't import the boot images. I run: maas ...
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Cannot deploy juju charms

I have a switch connecting all my nodes and NIC 1 from the maas server. NIC 2 is connected to the internet(external access). I enabled IP forwarding and NAT to allow our nodes to get external access. ...
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MAAS Cluster without juju and Openstack

I couldn't find proper documentation about MAAS installation but finally I made my own MAAS server and 1 node and it is working now. My idea about MAAS was that nodes share their computing power with ...
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Juju how to resolve this error “ERROR cannot assign unit ”xxxx“ to machine 1: series does not match”

After to make the upgrade of MaaS via ppa stable and installed Juju by ppa stable, during the deploy of the service I've received this error $: juju deploy --to 1 mysql Added charm ...
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Ubuntu Server 14 MAAS: 500 Internal Server Error

I have made a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 14 with MAAS. When I go to http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/MAAS I get a 500 Internal Server Error. I was able to get on the web interface previously, but after I ...
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Can I setup MaaS/Juju and OpenStack completely offline?

I am trying to setup Openstack using the Ubuntu Cloud recommended way with MAAS + JUJU. I have some basic questions as I am very new to MAAS Setup. Can the MAAS Environment(including the minimal OS ...
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MAAS Node not PXE Booting

I'm having an issue so far with getting my first node to boot... it connects to the MAAS Server and begins the boot procedure but then hangs because it is unable to find the correct kernel image boot. ...
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Relation between hooks and service's units in juju

Is the relation between hooks and services's units one-to-one or one-to-many? Consider: I have one charm as a service in juju. If I add another unit to same service, the system creates another hook ...
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How to setup a server for my application for cloud computing?

Requirement: I am the developer of a software which can do enormous number crunching. The number crunching software should be installed on the server. I have a client side application which ...
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Is there a way to upgrade a node via MaaS or Juju?

Is there a way to make the security upgrade on all nodes added to MaaS? because to make that VM by VM it takes too long time.
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MAAS add node failing

I am trying to install OpenStack using MAAS and juju but I can't get any nodes added into the MAAS system. I am doing this all on top of VMware vSphere 5.1. I have created the MAAS server with 4 ...
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Juju bootstrap environment fails

i have a problem during deploying my first juju environment "maas". The host is commissioned by MAAS but during the juju deployment there is this error: Setting up libtcmalloc-minimal4 (2.1-2ubuntu1) ...
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After reboot allocated node gets commissioned again

si had set up a maas with juju and deployed Openstack into it for testing. During my vacation i shut down all computers. Afterwards i started at first the maas server, then the node where juju was ...
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juju error: certificate expired/not-valid

On Ubuntu 14.04, I'm seeing below errors in juju machine log after deploying a juju charm for nova-compute : 2014-08-18 06:50:42 ERROR juju apiclient.go:119 state/api: websocket.Dial ...
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What is the best way to enable more than one network interface in a preseed (trusty)?

I need to enable both network interfaces on nodes that I deploy using MAAS. What is the recommended way to do that. Right now, only a single interface (eth0) is getting enabled. Do I modify the ...
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customizing the maas curtin (fastpath) preseed install

I've been trying, unsuccessfully, to find documentation/examples on how to customize various things using the fastpath installer. The following doc gives a high-level overview: ...
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How to determine the IPs of other components while deploying a charm on nova-compute?

I am writing a custom charm that is installed on the nova-compute. D uring the installation, I need to configure some OS files with the information of OS controller, cinder, neutron gateway etc. ...
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Connect VM directly to external network in openstack

I have installed openstack using MaaS and JuJu on Ubuntu 14.04 machines. I am using Neutron openstack for networking which is installed on a VM. I can assign a floating IP to VM and ping it. However ...
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Is there any reference or material about the preseed file of MaaS Fast Installer?

These days, I have tried to assign IP address to a node using the fast path installer (curtin). In automatic installation procedure, we can assign a ip address to the primary network interface using ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 MAAS TFTP config file location?

So I have been dipping my toes into the awesomeness that is MAAS, but I am running into trouble. Background: I am trying to set up a MAAS/Juju test cluster using Virtualbox VMs on a Windows desktop. ...
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Node in MAAS not waking up on LAN

I am trying to add nodes in MAAS cluster. I setup MAAS Server in VM using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I completed the post-install tasks like installing MAAS, configure network, DHCP-DNS, creating logins, ...
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Creating custom images for MAAS install

I am trying to deploy a Juju charm which requires an updated 3.11 kernel on Ubuntu 12.04. Since kernel update requires a reboot, I'm thinking of creating a custom image which has the updated kernel. ...
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can't find the maas file on my system /usr/share/maas/maas/urls.py

I don't know where i have gone wrong while installing maas.I can't access the maas webpage from my host browser.I checked for errors. apache2 is running,my hostname is correct but i couldn't find the ...
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Can't seem to add node to maas w/o PXE

Is there any way of installing MAAS on a already up and running Ubuntu server 14.04 (e.g. install MAAS, add the MAC address, configure and so forth)?
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MaaS distributes new ip on every reboot

I have a working installation of MaaS in Version 1.5 on Trusty. I've deployed a juju bootstrap node already through it and have some 15 other physical machines in ready state. I've successfully ...
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Maas cannot power control virsh node

Maas is not able to power-control vm-nodes. If i try to commission a declared vm node with the power settings: Power address: qemu+ssh://ubuntu@192.168.25.14/system Power id: vm1 the node does not ...
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Upgrade MaaS from 1.5 to 1.6 on a running installation

Is it possible to upgrade an exsisting MaaS installation from 1.5 to 1.6 on 14.04? Is there a PPA for this? I'm currently running 1.5 on trusty. I've 16 nodes in the rack so far registered in MaaS, ...
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apt-get update tries to download uncompressed Packages file

I am using a physical server right now. I have installed MAAS and cannot use the apt-get function at all. When I type sudo apt-get update I get a long string with some things updating and most things ...
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juju bootstrap ssh no route

the problem is based on the context of VirtualBox, they are set on 3 virtual machines whose nodes are associated with a cluster controller, however when it completes the execution of "juju bootstrap" ...
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Is there a way to statically map MAC addresses to IP addresses for machines in MAAS?

I have few (11) servers in MAAS that will be used for OpenStack deployment. I want to give specific IP addresses to specific nodes in the MAAS. Is there a way to map the MAC address to IP address so ...
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I cannot access the juju-gui even though I have installed it and it shows me service started

I cannot access the juju-gui even though I have installed it and it shows me service started. I have installed it on the same maas server. It shows me agent state: started. The public address given ...
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How can I configure multiple MaaS environments for juju?

i've realized a vMaaS with 3 vnodes where i deployed juju-gui (node1) and openstack in the other 2 nodes (node2,node3). These last ones at moment are in ready status on vMaaS. Then i've added other ...
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how to create a Backdoor (add a login) to ephemeral images

Can anyone tell me, if this is a script that needs to be created or are these commands that need to be entered? Now, I do know that some are commands. I have no idea what the rest are. And do I enter ...
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I can't reach a allocated MAAS node through ssh

I'd like to reach a MAAS node through ssh. When I installed the ubuntu 14.04 using the fast installer, ip address was not assigned to the MAAS node. So it is not reachable. "Route Info Failed" ...
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Wake on LAN with MAAS stuck in commissioning (does not turn on the machine)

I have a MAAS cluster controller with two NIC (eth0 - 193.51.236.0/24 - connected to public network and p1p1 - 192.168.0.0/24 - used for private MAAS nodes). I use 5 physical machines HP compaq 6000 ...
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Problems with Ceph installation in Juju deployed OpenStack environment

We are running in to an issue setting up ceph to be used as backend for cinder using the charms. Our environment consists of OpenStack icehouse on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty). Most of the documents on ceph ...
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ip forwarding set up so the nodes can get to the internet through your MAAS host?

how to set up ip forwarding, so the nodes can get to the internet through your MAAS host? although my setup runs maas, commissions servers, turns nodes on and off, nodes are at ready state. i have a ...
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How add a network printer with command line to Ubuntu 14.04

Description: In MAAS i need a node with a network printer , so I need some command to add in JUJU install to add network printer . If there is a solution let me know. Thanks
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error during the import of the files for MaaS with its stable release via ppa

after I've added the stable release of Maas via ppa on my Ubuntu 14.04lts Svr and made the upgrade, during the import of its images file using the command: $: sudo maas-import-pxe-files I've ...