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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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 ...