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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Problem with juju bootstrap on an offline MAAS cluster, overlayroot does not exist?

I am struggling to get Juju to successfully complete the bootstrap process on an offline MAAS cluster. I would really appreciate some help. The Setup Hardware: Orange Box (cluster of 9 physical ...
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MaaS add Node (virsh)

I have problem with virsh. I'm using XEN as hypervisor. I have virtualized MaaS controller and want to add virtual Node. I was proceeding this Ubuntu http://maas.ubuntu.com/docs/nodes.html ...
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Juju-core upgraded, how to connect to runing environment?

I just run apt-get install —only-upgrade juju-core which cut me off from my Juju/Openstack running environment! Even the environments.yaml and maas.jenv files are still at same place with the ...
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maas provider does not support image validation

if i run: juju metadata validate-images It results in: ERROR maas provider does not support metadata validation ERROR subprocess encountered error code 1 What does this error means? ...
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What are ubuntu/juju image metadata

Could someone explain me what this page wants to say? i really dont get what and mainly why it is written there what is there. https://juju.ubuntu.com/docs/howto-privatecloud.html Ive own HW, with ...
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Two sets of openstack Compute node composition

I am building the openstack environment with the following composition using juju+maas. physics 1st : openstack+juju+maas node physics 2nd : Compute node 1st physics 3rd : Compute node 2nd ...
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What is difference between release and stop of the “maas node” commands

I have made a script based tools to install OS on the remote server by using MaaS CLI. I need to use commands for deallocating the allocated state nodes, and I found two commands One is 'maas node ...
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Avoiding situation when nova.conf file overwritten by juju

I use MAAS, Juju for Ubuntu Openstack. For novnc console access, i need to modify the nova.conf file. But that might be overwritten by Juju. Actually it is overwritten, i found at least one ...
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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 ...
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Juju Bare Metal 14.04 behind proxy ignoring proxy settings [closed]

I have installed Juju on my MAAS server (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) and provided the following environment.yaml (debug output attached): http://pastebin.com/a02LnNbw When I run juju anything (bootstrap, ...
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MAAS node refuses IP address assigned to it by DHCP

I am trying to configure MAAS and Juju in a test environment. My MAAS region and cluster controllers are on a single machine with two NICs. eth1 is connected to a LAN with internet access; IP is ...
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Nova get-password returns empty string

I have a multi-host MaaS, Juju Openstack deployment. Each charm on different host, multiple nova-compute units (nodes). And Im using Quantum charm for networking. When I attempt to retrieve the admin ...
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maas ready node restarts

I don't really know what should happen after what. First I manually powered on a node and selected PXE boot through LAN. It acquired its IP. and started booting and then its installed ubuntu packages ...
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juju bootstrap fails with connection timed out errors

This is a follow up question to my earlier question. Back then, juju was hanging trying to connect to the MAAS node. God knows what happened, it went ahead and is now failing with Connection timed out ...
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Maas Node Internet Connection options

General Question: Do the MAAS node needs to be connected to internet( directly) during PXE bootnd commissioning, or It MAAS server provides internet connection for MAAS nodes during the PXE boot ...
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MAAS Node Internet Connection

How the new node ( boot through PXE) could be connected to internet? Because in boot up the link which is connected to internet did not get ip form DHCP so that node get commission error when it ...
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Ubuntu MAAS DNS not forwarding request

I am trying out MAAS but I am having trouble getting the node to reach the internet. This is my setup: 3 physical machine, with 1 of them having two network cards acting as gateway, cluster ...
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MAAS Node commision Problem

The problem case: I have 2 network one private network with private switch and another one connected to internet I have 1 MAAS Server (Ubuntu 14.0) I want to add a node ( which has 2 network ...
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How can i change the admin-secret for juju?

Is there a way, how can I change the admin-secret password for Juju with MAAS environment once the Juju is bootstrapped? I know that I can specify that field BEFORE in enviroments.yaml by ...
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MaaS page will not load after CLI PXE import

After installing MaaS I have tried to manually import the boot images from he MaaS page but after letting it run for hours there is still nothing there. So I ran the CLI to importing the pxe files ...
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juju bootstrap fails with connection refused errors

We have the following MAAS setup- One node is setup as the server with both MAAS cluster and region controllers running on it. We added 2 nodes which are in a private virtual LAN with the server node. ...
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cloud-init-nonet

I have the problem someone pointed in the forum. But I see everyone have this problem with VM machines. In my case is with bare metal: When I start the machine I see cloud-init-nonet waiting for ...
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MAAS Commissioned node does not boot - no bootable medium found [duplicate]

I just installed MAAS in a test environment, i.e., I set up two VMs in VirtualBox. VM 1 runs the MAAS server and has two "virtual NICs". The first one is NATed to the outside network and the second ...
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How to use MAAS to render

I want to build a cluster for rendering my projects i do in Blender 3D. I do not want to use the network render addon because it is a little bit boring and it also can not support single image. So I ...
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Ubuntu MAAS 14.04 Cant add nodes

root@spsandboxbl02:/var/log/maas# cat /etc/issue Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS \n \l Following this guide: http://maas.ubuntu.com/docs/install.html root@spsandboxbl02:/var/log/maas# apt-get install maas ...
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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 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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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 ...