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 images register with “ubuntu” hostname in the DNS

I have set up a MAAS server (last stable 1.8.3) with an external DNS and DHCP and everything seems to work fine except for a minor issue deploying the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS image. During the deployment ...
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Openstack Ansible deployment fails after adding a compute node

i'm having some trouble with an openstack testlab(one node setup) i am currently using. i deployed it with ansible, there was no problem at all till i added an additional compute node. Before i ...
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Ubuntu MAAS & Juju redundancy [closed]

I am planing to setup an Ubuntu cloud based on MAAS and Juju. It looks promising so far, but I didn't understand how it handles redundancy. MAAS split network topology There are seven physical ...
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Deploying OpenStack from source

I have successfully deployed Openstack using Juju charms on a local ESXi VM setup using following command: juju quickstart openstack-base/36 Now, I am trying to deploy the the openstack from ...
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Openstack juju yaml field explanations

Can someone explain the meaning of the following key-value pairs in the following text?(or share the link that explains this. I went through the link ...
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Good scalability of Cluster /Cloud?

Good afternoon, I am interested to create an cloud using Ubuntu. For this I want to use Openstack. But also I see that that I can install also Juju and Maas. All of them work together very well and ...
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Deploying charm installer from local repository

I am using openstack charm bundle to install openstack on a MAAS setup. My requirement is that the services get installed from a local repository. [ Not to be confused with local charms] For ...
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How to generate a custom image of CentOS for MAAS [closed]

I want to generate a custom image of CentOS containing desired tools and packages (such as QT framework, PostgreSQL and several other packages) for deploying it to the nodes of MAAS. Please suggest ...
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Error message when commissioning nodes with MAAS

I have the following question: I run an ESXi 5.5 host with an VM Ubuntu 15.10 and MAAS Version 1.8.3 (+bzr4053). I've set everything up and start an new VM with PXE boot. It automatically handshakes ...
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How can my openstack instances reach the management network?

I installed Ubuntu openstack using autopilot. I have two network( private 10.1.3.0/24 and public 172.16.1.0/24). For deploy services with juju on openstack I'm running this commands on maas server: ...
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MAAS: Works with the GUI but the CLI says “409 CONFLICT”

Maas works via the web interface without problem. But when I try with the command line it gives me the "typical" 409 CONFLICT error. I am using ubuntu server 14.04 LTS with MaaS (1.7.6) installed ...
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MAAS is showing 2 disk on a node but not landscape is not finding two drive

MAAS is showing a node with 2 disk but landscape is showing 0 disk... What is missing?
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MaaS problem with ESX 6.0 Power Check

i've a problem to power on/off virtual machine configured with vsphere 6.0 the Machine Node give me this error : Failed to query node's BMC - Power state could not be queried: vmware failed with ...
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MAAS node deployment failed with curtin installer

I have installed Ubuntu Server 15.10 with MAAS & have configured two nodes with the MAAS Server. The nodes reached to Ready State after commissioning. Then I run "juju bootstrap" on shell. One ...
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When maas server goes down

I'm running maas on 7 server. When my maas server goes down, what happen? When I and running 7 compute in maas cluster and just goes down one server, what happen?
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Why nodes Failed Commissioning while re-adding them

I have installed Ubuntu Server 15.10 with MAAS on a machine. Earlier, I had configured two machines as nodes with the MAAS Server. The nodes were commissioned successfully and reached to Ready state. ...
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Landscape Deployment slow download causes timeout

I've been troubleshooting deployment timeouts all day and I finally narrowed it down I'm getting about average 100kb/s download speed from the cloud images repository. I've verified that it is not my ...
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ERROR failed to bootstrap environment: subprocess encountered error code 255

I have installed Ubuntu Server 15.10 with MAAS on a machine and have configured two nodes with the MAAS Server. The nodes are commissioned and have their state as Ready. When I am running the command ...
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MAAS Node on Dell PowerEdge 710 & 2950 Hardware Crashes After Enlisting

I am running an Ubuntu 15.04 MAAS Region Controller and trying to bring up my first node. I have tried it with a Dell PowerEdge 2950 and Dell PowerEdge R710 and both have the same problem. They ...
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JUJU ERROR failed to bootstrap environment: subprocess encountered error code 1

I have configured a MAAS Server (on VM) with two nodes. When both the nodes are PXE booted & their status on MAAS Web interface becomes "Ready", I give the command "juju bootstrap -e maas". Then, ...
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I am stuck, and I can not commission any node, can someone guide me?

I am working on a "Proof of Concept" for Openstack deployment, accordingly I collected a bit of old HW (2xHP G5 blades 32GB memory, 2x146GB HDD in raid 1 to use as MAAS and backup controller) + 7xHP ...
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MAAS KVM nodes commission timesout

So, I have set up MAAS and several KVM and Qemu VMs. When I add them as nodes, they start up during commissioning but then the attempt times out. Here's the line from the MAAS log: [ERROR] test: ...
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MAAS issue with IPMI

I am trying to enroll 4 Dell R720 Servers that utilize IPMI in the IDRAC. I am able to enroll two of them without issue and they commission without error. The other two which are set up the same ...
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Can i deploy and manage my application with landscape?

1.with juju i am able to deploy my application on the server but i involves several steps and typing in console. Can i simplify this process through landscape's graphical interface? Can i install ...
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Can I manage ZFS with Landscape and MAAS?

maas and landscape. I am very interested in installing and using ZFS across all my servers 5 in total. I am also very interested in using juju,maas and landscape to automate the installation and ...
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MAAS mirrored regions

I've started setting up a MAAS environment. The basic configuration is pretty straightforward so far except it doesn't seem like mirroring is an option. Rather it looks like the region controller ...
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Landscape installer stalls after bootstrapping first node. SSh works from MAAS but seems to be doing nothing

Maas: 1.9.0 Juju: 1.24.7-trusty-amd64 I imported 3 machines into maas with 2 Nics and 3 Disks each and commissioned them. I then chose the services of openstack to deply and started the region ...
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Is there a method to verify the settings for maas? Juju is not able to work yet

First, information about my setup: MAAS master controller setup on a Dell server with future access to 96 HP servers being prepared in the data center. Currently have 2 HP servers "available" in MAAS ...
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MAAS integration with IPAM solution

I'm trying to find any documentation on how MAAS might integrate with an IPAM style solution (e.g. Infoblox, BlueCat, etc.). This would allow a centrally managed IP solution vs using various ...
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How to configure MAAS adn bbo from VMWARE virtual machine

At the beginning I would like mention that I know post How to configure MAAS to be able to boot virtual machines via VMware type Unfortunately I cant comment this and this is only one way for me to ...
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MAAS Failed deploying Connection refused when downloading root-tgz

I have a problem with MAAS node deployment. I commission the node and it all goes well, node shuts down and node is in ready status. I start the node it goes to Deploying state and when it starts to ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Kilo install

I have looked at http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-ubuntu-openstack for installing OpenStack Kilo with 15.04. First, the so-called reference architecture is of little help. It should ...
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MaaS LAN cable wiring topology for DHCP

I installed the MaaS controller, DHCP and related packages at the master node. I can see the web UI as well. Now I need to add slave nodes. But I have vague knowledge about DHCP, so I don't know how ...
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Booting VM with MaaS

I wondered is it possible to boot VM from MaaS which is also on a VM. I have two VMs on my physical machine, one is MaaS and others should be booted by MaaS. VMs are on ESXi 6.0 and are handled by ...
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Why does deploying juju charm openstack40.yaml cause network failure?

This environment consist of virtual machines running in Ubuntu. The juju server is running in Ubuntu 14.04. I have 4 virtual machines running in ppcel Ubuntu 15.04. The network was functioning ...
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juju end point does NOT setup do to access to https:/streams/cannoical/com - ppc64el

Explanation: I work for IBM and trying to prototype netboot (pxe) for ubuntu. This question is used to identify some issue involved in setting up juju end point client provisioning (for jujud). ...
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MAAS controller with two interfaces

The overall target of the setup is a lab system based on a single server. To get familiar with Ubuntu MAAS, Juju and Openstack my goal is to "simulate" physical servers to be controlled/managed by ...
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How do you troubleshoot a node-app app with haproxy?

I've got what appears to be an almost-functioning install of my node app within an Ubuntu Trusty MAAS rig with Juju on a private network (which doesn't need to be published). I'm using juju-gui so ...
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Maas 1.7.6 and Windows 2012 deployment

I'm trying to deploy windows 2012 hyper-v with MAAS 1.7.6. I was able to build the windows image and upload the .tar.gz to MAAS. I can see the image under "Generated Images" Windows "Server 2012 R2" ...
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MAAS node keeps rebooting

As stated in the title, MAAS nodes keep rebooting and I have no clue why. It boots to the login screen, then waits for 1 second, shows a bunch of stuff I can't read as it's too fast, and then reboot ...
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Need help with MAAS

I'm new to MAAS and I'm trying to setup my first cluster. My cluster will consist of 3 servers: 1x Master [M001] (Web UI, DHCP, PXE boot etc.) 2x Node [Fancy-Cord & Polished-Ghost] (MySQL, ...
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MAAS Node is not commissioning

Getting same issue in two testing scenario with a latest series, I believe, I am missing something or doing something wrong, stuck since two weeks on this point, so need some help to make me correct ...
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MAAS commisioning failed

I am trying to commission a node. The commissioning attempt fails and I cannot find any error. The last line in the event log from the WebGUI is: INFO Sat, 26 Sept. 2015 10:10:00 Node changed ...
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I can't uninstall 2 packages with Synaptic

Running Synaptic to uninstall two broken packages a wrong message appears to me. How can unisntall those packages? I prefer if possible not to use the terminal.
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MAAS ubuntu 14.04 on Cisco UCSM power problems

I'm trying to install maas on UCS cisco but when i set "power type on UCS Manager Cisco" and than press on commission node the log show me this message: Failed to power on node — Node could not be ...
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MAAS - CLI or API for deploy

we have installed MAAS, however we are not able to find any information / documentation how to deploy ready node's through API or CLI? We are only able to deploy node's through MAAS API. Is there a ...
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How do I deploy the openstack-base bundle charms in juju to my MaaS machines

I'm new to MaaS, Juju and Openstack so please bear over with me. My questions is: When I try to deploy the openstack-base in juju-gui, it creates 4 nodes with the names: new0, new1, new2 and new3. ...
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How to deploy ramdisk image on to disk less nodes using MAAS?

I am using MAAS version 1.7.6 with ubuntu 14.04. Currently MAAS can deploy ubuntu/centos images on to the nodes by installing into local disk. I want to deploy my disk less nodes with ramdisk image. ...
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Does MaaS have a maximum number of servers it can pxe boot?

I have a MaaS server setup with 64 nodes discovered. When I try to "deploy" more than 10 servers at a time some of the servers fail to deploy. I have watched the console on all the failing servers and ...
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maas post returns “BAD request error”

I am trying to execute a post request on MAAS.(Used PythonMaasClient) That is what I need to do here is have to POST some details to MAAS using MAAS API. So that I have followed the MAAS API ...