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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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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OpenStack Juju charm - 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. During the installation, I need to configure some OS files with the information of OS controller, cinder, neutron gateway etc. How do ...
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PXE Error “E53” No boot filename received

I am running a virtual machine Ubuntu 14.04 MAAS server on my laptop. It is connected to the internet via a usb dongle. I imported all the boot images and configured my dhcp. When i want to boot ...
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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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Ubuntu Maas Cluster/Renderfarm

I want to build a cluster especially for rendering. I do a lot with the software Blender and yes I know they are free renderfarms on the internet. But i really want to have my own little farm at home. ...
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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 ...
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MAAS network configuration error and issue

I have tried a couple times to get MAAS up and running and the issues seems to be incorrect network configuration. I have a server with 2 net ports. EM1 is the network for MAAS and the servers that ...
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Deploy ubuntu with MAAS fails

I have a problem with the Ubuntu deploying with MAAS. I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a KVM virtual machine. The boot with pxe works, I see the login prompt during the deploying, the server connect ...
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Adding Nodes to MAAS without internet connection

I've been trying to install and deploy nodes on my maas controller, but unfortunately I don't dispose of an Internet connection, because I'm working on a PKI zone. All I get is that the nodes get ...
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deploying charms using juju fails with tcp connection timed out

Environment: juju bootstrapped environment with MAAS [ Juju 1.19.x] Connected to internet: wget https://store.juju.ubuntu.com/charm-info?charms=cs%3Atrusty%2Fjuju-gui-3 works with the charm ...
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juju bootstrap using maas unable to ssh into nodes

Trusty : 14.04 Trying to bootstrap JUJU using maas environment using juju -v --debug bootstrap -e maas but the process gets stuck in the lines shown below and finally times out. My maas nodes are in ...
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How Can I set the MAAS Network adaptor to do nat on ubuntu 14.04?

How Can I set the MAAS Network adaptor to do nat on ubuntu 14.04? Do I need to config NAT on router? Do I need any specific router for NAT?
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When I try to add a new node to MAAS, does the node need a physical internet connection?

I have two networks: For local and internet connection For MAAS Network as a private network Here are my questions: When I try to add a new node to MAAS, does the node need a physical ...
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Squid Forbidden erro

I am having the problem outlined in https://bugs.launchpad.net/maas/+bug/1297008?comments=all I am running my own ISC DHCP Server on 10.0.0.1 and restored original squid3 settings, which is ...
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MAAS Connection Refused 8000

from the new node I am trying to add - I get the following error Could not connect to <>:8000 (<>). - connect (111: Connection refused). Any suggestions are appreciated?
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MAAS/juju not cleaning up nodes

I've been playing with MAAS and juju (using 14.04 LTS) for the first time and have a single node in my cluster which PXE boots fine via WOL when I do a juju bootstrap. I'm having an issue where after ...
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MAAS / Juju bootstrap - node installation via PXE loops at partitioner step

I am trying to setup a MAAS / Juju / Openstack environment. Currently I've installed Juju on the MAAS server and am trying to run the juju bootstrap command. In the terminal I can see (using -v) ...
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MAAS JUJU cloud-init-nonet waiting for network device

I have a node that has successfully been commissioned into a MAAS pool, i.e., got Declared->Commissioned->Ready. After it got to Ready state, I issued juju add-machine to put it in Allocated state; ...
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Unable to add nodes to ubuntu MAAS server on static vlan

I'm trying to setup the private cloud in my data center but having problem. I've many servers with good configuration to test with. All the servers are connected to many switches on a vlan with static ...
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what is maas exactly?

i'm quite a newb on this subject and this is my first attempt. I could't find much documentation about what MAAS is exactly. I made my own MAAS server and 1 node is now added and allocated. SSH works ...
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What does “LDS” stand for in the openstack reference implementation?

Looking on this page, I see "LDS" mentioned. http://www.ubuntu.com/cloud/ubuntu-openstack/reference-architecture Go to the "Services Virtualized High Availability" tab, and look at the virtualized ...
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Can Ping but Cannot SSH to Openstack VM Instance

Have a multi-node MAAS-JUJU-Openstack setup, i.e., nova-cloud-controller, nova-compute, and quantum/neutron gateway are on separate hosts. In this setup, MAAS and openstack share 10.0.0.0/24 as their ...
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Install only maas-region-controller on base Ubuntu 14.04lts base server

I've tried to install only the region controller on a clear ubuntu server using the command sudo apt-get install maas-region-controller but during the installation receive this error | An error ...
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MaaS Region Controller and Cluster Controller with nodes

I've realized an infrastructure like this: KVM as Hypervisor and 3 VM: 1 VM for Region Controller (RC) 2 VM for Cluster Controller(CC), each one with 2 or more nodes installed and manage via virtio ...
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Openstack Neutron - Cannot Access Tenant Router Gateway

Using cs:trusty/quantum-gateway-2, cs:trusty/nova-cloud-controller-40 and cs:trusty/nova-compute-2, while following Neutron setup as delineated in ...
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Where can I find a log or see the progress of importing images in MAAS?

It seems like you tell it to import boot images and then just wait blind for a few hours. Where can you find a log of what it is doing, or get the current progress (and if it has errors and quits, see ...
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maas enlistment network problem

Similar to MAAS nodes stuck on "maas-enlisting-node", but different. Attempted to enlist a node on a newly set up MAAS server. MAAS server consists of 2 nics, one attached to MAAS subnet, an ...
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problem with login node on maas via ssh

I've a problem with the login on nodes via ssh. After I've installed MaaS, added the ssh key on MaaS,added 2 nodes, made them in ready and then in allocated status, activated the power on using ...