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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Ceph cannot reformat because disk is mounted

I am using MaaS 1.8, trying to use the juju-deployer with juju-deployer -c config.yaml -d vivid-kilo -e envName Here is my config. http://pastebin.com/TsvdnSKA Here is the error output: ...
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I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with MAAS

Everything seemed to go well, but when I try to commission a node the machines PXE boot to login and then shutdown. I have commissioned three. All have been allocated but they all boot to login ...
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MAAS - PXE problems

I'm currently trying to set up a maas/openstack environment for testing purpuses, but I've got problems with deploying the nodes. When I start the node that is connected to the private network of my ...
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Not able to see maas controller in virsh list --all command

I have a test environment on my laptop, installed Ubuntu 14.04 Cloud MAAS in a VM, I have followed all steps as Ubuntu site suggested, SSH key generated, added on host [other VM machine with IP ...
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Public IP for landscape dashboard

We followed following procedure to setup the openstack - http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-ubuntu-openstack We have 5 physical machines: machine 1: MAAS deployed, 2 drives and 2 ...
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How do I access the controller node on a Openstack Autopilot install?

I currently have the Cannonical Openstack Autopilot installed and it works great. I can create VM's/Volumes/Users etc... The problem is now I want to tear this deployment down but backup all the ...
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Why node Failed commissioning while setting up MAAS?

I installed MAAS and tried to add nodes but after few minutes of commissioning process its get fail. I have ubuntu server 14.04 64bit with MAAS setup and having nodes in network with ubuntu 14.04 32 ...
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MaaS node with intel raid

Anyone know how to enable MaaS to work with intel raid controllers? After commissioning it is showing up with 0 drives. Deployment fails on this as well. I am using: MAAS Version ...
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How to add user defined cloud-config preseed in MAAS

I would like to have a custom cloud-config ran upon deploy on all instances controlled and managed by MAAS. This seems like a pretty standard operation and doesn't seem to far from the beaten path; ...
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MAAS Region and MAAS Cluster Master on the same machine

I have installed MAAS with Ubuntu 14 server and I am trying to set up the cluster master. When I make any change to the cluster master interface I get this error Error: Unable to connect to cluster ...
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maas node deployment failed

MaaS = ubuntu 15 Nodes = ubuntu 14 Using maas: 1.7.6+bzr3376-0ubuntu2~15.04.1 http://pastebin.com/4nCxtMg2 The node fails after a PXE boot curtain install request. Cloud init info from node: ...
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How to create a LXD container on a machine and register it in MAAS?

Is it possible to deploy a bare-metal machine with MAAS and create some LXD instances that are registered in a MAAS zone?
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Python error during MAAS upgrade

I tried to upgrade my MAAS installation like it was described in here: Upgrading MAAS from 1.5.4 to 1.7.0 or latest on ubuntu 14.04 but there is an error in one of the python scripts used during the ...
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Maas-Juju DNS Name Resolver Problem

I've been using my Maas (1.7.0+bzr3299-0ubuntu1~utopic) and Juju(1.24.2-utopic-amd64) setup for a few months now, and lately have noticed that neither mass server or juju services are able to resolve ...
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How do I enable more debugging for MAAS installs?

I'm currently having trouble installing the daily Wily release (it's failing). I'm only able to get: initctl: Unknown job: lldpd stop: Unknown instance: I'd like to get more/better debug output ...
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How to configure MAAS to be able to boot virtual machines via VMware type

I've installed Ubuntu MaaS using VMware Workstation on a vm with Ubuntu 14.04 and upgraded it via ppa stable. I'd like to add some vnodes to MaaS and setting them their Power Type as "VMware" but I ...
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Cannot Deploy Charms from Charm Store

Ran into a strange problem, on juju 1.24.2-utopic-amd64 and 1.7.0+bzr3299-0ubuntu1~utopic, when trying to deploy a charm to a node, e.g. juju deploy --config ./kilo.yaml nova-compute nova-compute-01 ...
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MAAS node status deployed - but unknown error

I'm trying to install and make MAAS function on a cluster of machine used for distributed/parallel computation purpose at a university lab. The node statuses read 'deployed'. But for some reason, they ...
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Unable to connect to: ws://hostname:5240/MAAS/ws

My MAAS server has been running for several months, building openstack cloud configurations and tearing them down, then it gives the error message of "Unable to connect to: ws://hostname:5240/MAAS/ws" ...
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juju deploy not installing juju agent

Versions Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS juju 1.24.4 maas 1.8.0+bzr4001 Steps MAAS installed nodes commisioned and ready local copy of tools and charms created ran "juju bootstrap --upload-tools ...
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POST request using python-maas-client

We can use python-maas-client for accessing the maas API. I need to know the way of performing the post request towards maas using the python-maas-client. Here it is important links: Link for MAAS ...
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Landscape is unavailable

After configure everything I have 3 machines and start the installation. Landscape hangs and gives the following error: As workaround I've reboot first (maas machine) machine after it up reboot the ...
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api: dial tcp 127.0.0.1:17070: connection refuse

Fatal error and installation stop ubuntu@ph1:~$ sudo grep -i error /var/log/juju/all-machines.log machine-0: 2015-08-10 14:13:48 INFO juju.api apiclient.go:339 error dialing ...
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Installing Ubuntu OpenStack requires at least seven machines with two disks, two of which have two network interfaces (NICs).WHY?

Installing Ubuntu OpenStack requires at least seven machines with two disks, two of which have two network interfaces (NICs). Install Ubuntu Server on one of the machines with two interfaces. Why do ...
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Understanding what a MAAS cluster can do and cant do

I have a cluster of 8 machines. One of the machine has 2 NICs with one connecting to the internet and the other connecting to a switch. The remaining 7 machines all have only 1 NIC each connected to ...
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MaaS DHCP node requesting wrong address

I'm having the exact issue identified in MaaS DHCP issue on 14.04 . The dhcprequest from the booted image is from the subnet that was originally used the first time that I built the maas server. I ...
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Installing Ubuntu OpenStack: The Canonical distribution” failed : problem with juju bootstrap

We are trying to setup the cloud using ubuntu server 14.04. We have deployed MAAS successfully on machine that have two NIC cards. Also added images to MAAS. The another node is also booted using PXE ...
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Openstack-install juju bootstrap error [closed]

I am attempting to setup an Openstack cloud via Ubuntu's instructions. My MAAS server is up and running with my equipment properly checked in. When I run sudo openstack-install with "Landscape ...
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cloudinstall.config.ConfigException: Unable to load environments file. Is juju bootstrapped

I'm trying to install openstack using autopilot after run sudo openstack-install fill the information landscapecreds: admin_email: email@emai.com admin_name: admin maas_apikey: ...
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Installation procedure of MAAS and JUJU to deploy Openstack

Could you please help me out in deploying the OpenStack on MAAS using Juju. The procedures in this forum wasn't that helpful but. Could someone please post the exact procedure to get the OpenStack up ...
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MAAS - UI has only Nodes link and nodes stuck in commissioning status - maas in vagrant box

I want to install a maas server and a test server using vagrant with virtual box as provider and want to use the maas to do the power cycle for the test server. I have installed ubuntu MAAS in a ...
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Using MAAS to deploy graphical shell on office workstations

Would it be possible to deploy desktop images to my office workstations from MAAS? I would like to see a scenario in which the workstations have a graphical shell and some PXE boot KVM instances ...
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Deploy Modified Ubuntu Using MAAS

Installed Intel's MSS-R6 on an Ubuntu box, which requires adding Intel's patches to the kernel. Now I would like to make a new image out of this and deploy it through MAAS. Came across this ...
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How to add a custom driver to MAAS boot image?

I'm having problem with Realtek network driver on my MAAS node, and I want to try inserting the network driver built using Realtek source (not the open source version). However, I can't find an easy ...
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How can I install MaaS 1.7.x to 14.04LTS?

I'm going back to 14.04 after running into issues with the vivid release. In vivid, I was able to select a 1.7 release of MaaS which allowed me to use the Debian installer. I don't seem to have the ...
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Why arn't LXC instances registered in MAAS DNS?

Using the machine tab of the juju-gui charm, I can add LXC instances without deployed charms on them. I'm not confident enough with the idea, that on a high abstract level of a machine, there is any ...
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MAAS doesn't auto register MAC address

I've been playing around with a Intel NUC running as maas, and it all seems to be working fine. I've registered 2 different laptops on MAAS and each time I register it doesn't pick up the MAC address ...
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Wordpress deployed with JUJU using LXC fail

When I deploy the wordpress and mysql charms with juju on my maas controller like so: juju deploy --to lxc:0 wordpress juju deploy --to lxc:0 mysql juju add-relation wordpress:db mysql:db --debug ...
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Storage property of deployed MAAS node report 0 disks

My controlnode is a hyper-v vm image running Trusty LTS with the maas maas-region-controller maas-cluster-control and juju that control 4 physical HP ProLiant DL360G5 nodes in a ready state. I ...
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MAAS working but can't access JUJU gui?

I've got MAAS installed on Intel NUC and have so far registered two laptops with one being allocated and other showing as ready Getting to MAAS gui works fine but I can't seem to work out how to ...
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how to set two cluster controller to have a really cluster

After to have added two Cluster Controller to Region I'd like to know how is it possible to realize a very Cluster using both. For example setting the DHCP/DNS service on a Cluster how we can ...
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MaaS automated provisioning of ESXi

Is there a way in MaaS to automate the provisioning of an ESXi bare metal host. Just like I want to be able to deploy Ubuntu/CentOS/Windows I would also like to be able to deploy ESXi and ...
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How can I configure MaaS on VIvid 15.04 to deploy older ubuntu releases?

I installed a fresh MaaS server using Vivid in order to hopefully get past some container issues I was having on Trusty. I now have a MaaS cluster that can only deploy Vivid instances. If I try to ...
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MaaS node status keep saying 'Commissioning'

I've just installed a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as MaaS controller on top of Virtual Box. I can successfully PXE boot a new node, but as far as I understand the node is supposed to shutdown after the PXE boot ...
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Change zone name for MAAS region/cluster controller

How safe would it be to change the zone name for the MAAS Region/Cluster controller with nodes already deployed and registered in MAAS DNS? Currently mine is set to default maas and I would like to ...
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MAAS remote cluster controller as name server

Following my success with the setup of a remote MAAS cluster controller (see Issue with MAAS cluster controller, installation fails) I have a problem with name servers. Basically the question is how ...
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MAAS - Import PXE files - Not a gzipped file?

I'm currently trying to import boot images via the command line as via the gui just hangs When running the command 'maas-import-pxe-files' I get a IO error as shown below MAAS is running on a ...
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How to ask curtin to use GPT instead of MBR with MAAS?

I'm deploying AMD64 nodes with a 3TB first disk with MAAS but I only get a 2TB partition because curtin uses MBR instead of GPT for the partitioning.
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MAAS 1.8 is missing any obvious way of using the Debian Installer

I recently updated my MAAS packages so that I am now on 1.8.0+bzr4001-0ubuntu2~trusty1. I subsequently wanted to add another node to my cluster, only to learn that there is no longer a button on the ...
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Restarted MaaS cluster, systems unaccessable

I build a cluster with 14.04 LTS, MaaS and juju. We had a plant shutdown, so I shutdown the cluster using MaaS/Nodes I selected all, then in "Bulk Action" I selected "Stop Selected Nodes" and clicked ...