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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Autopilot ignores system-wide network proxy settings

Hi Ubuntu OpenStack The Canonical Distribution Team, I often found myself redownloading the same package of lxc instances when failed and retried to reinstall the openstack-install either using ...
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MAAS Import Utopic Boot Image

After the default new installation of MAAS, in the Images page i can see 14.04LTS, 13.10, 12.04LTS and possible architectures like amd64,arm64 etc.. Are the Utopic boot images for MAAS available as ...
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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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Openstack Juno Rabbitmq Charm: Config File Missing

Trying to deploy a multi-node openstack Juno, on 14.04. Here is my charm config file: nova-cloud-controller: openstack-origin: cloud:trusty-juno network-manager: "Neutron" openstack-dashboard: ...
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Difference between “Ubuntu OpenStack: The Canonical Distribution” and plain old Ubuntu Openstack distribution

I was trying to deploy Openstack on Ubuntu. I found following two different links: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuCloudInfrastructure ...
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how to install Ubuntu Openstack - Canonical Distribution via command line

I've tried to install Ubuntu Openstack - Canonical Distribution using this new Ubuntu guide. During step 3, i use the following command to install MaaS; sudo apt install maas I've received this ...
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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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Which Juju's OpenStack Charms am I using (Community or Canonical)?

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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I use MAAS to prepare to install OpenStack?

I have a set of servers and I would like to install OpenStack, how can I install OpenStack with Metal-as-a-Service (MAAS)?
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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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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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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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Can you limit which MAAS nodes can be used as part of a juju environment?

As examples, either based on node name or on system requirements?
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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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Create node -MAAS(power off)

I am trying to add nodes in the MAAS. When I add the node from PXE, the computer shuts down (power off) and it appears as Accepted. But even if the wake on lan type, nothing happens after and the node ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...