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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How to do custom partitioning with MAAS?

Using MAAS, I want to deploy nodes with a specific storage layout. I have 2x 1TB disks that I want to use in RAID1 with: one 512MB /boot partition; one 4GB swap partition; the remaining space ...
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juju: can't add machines again after the destroy-machine command

I have destroyed machines using $ juju destroy-machine <machine_id> but can't add the machines again. Whenever, i do add with this command $ juju add-machine --constraints tags=virtual, ...
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VLANS in fabric

I want to move multiple vlans in different fabrics into one fabric. I tried manipulating the vlans using the command: maas user fabric update vlan:13 name=fabric name (the fabric name is in which I ...
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How can I route DHCP traffic from eth0 to bridge?

I have a server with that has its eth0 interface configured via DHCP, assume network 192.168.0.0/16. On this sever I am running another DHCP server (MAAS). I would like the MAAS server to received ...
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Autopilot with vCSA 5.5 issues

i'm trying to find the reason why i have the following error while adding new nodes under MAAS. (Failed to query node's BMC - Power state could not be queried: vmware failed with return code 1: [Errno ...
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MAAS 1.7.6: ProLiant DL360 Gen9 - HP Dynamic Smart Array B120i controller driver for Ubuntu 14.04 does not work when configured as RAID 1 device

We are having issues configuring two ProLiant DL360 Gen9 servers, which are configured in a RAID 1 and in UEFI mode. The installation gets stuck at 'booting under maas direction'. The servers have ...
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MaaS KVM node - Failed Deployment - df: Warning: cannot read table of mounted file systems

I am able to commission the kvm node, but when I try to deploy it fails. Last output from failed nodes cloud-init-output.log is: df: Warning: cannot read table of mounted file systems: No such file ...
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Error Deploying Landscape with autopilot

I'm trying to install Landscape OpenStack Autopilot following this tutorial http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-openstack-with-autopilot. My distribution is Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS server, I have ...
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How do you import ubuntu desktop and opensuse as a maas image?

I currently have a MAAS instantiation with a cluster controller and region controller on the same machine. In this setup I have two nodes commissioned and deployed with the provided repository images ...
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Ubuntu OpenStack Autopilot - cannot access nodes

I have a problem with this software. I follow this guide and with many bugfixes later I managed to complete it. The problem comes when I log into the OpenStack Dashboard and try to do something there. ...
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Unable to update MAAS nodes, apt-get update fails with error 503

Not sure it is correlated but I have just updated to MAAS 1.9 and since tow days, apt-get update fails on all MAAS nodes. I have other non MAAS nodes and they work fine although they use a local ...
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Ubuntu Autopilot MAAS RAID Question

I am about to start a small endeavour of setting up a small private test cloud and see one of the requirements being that each server requires 2 disks. All of my servers are currently configured ...
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Using HTTPS with MAAS web interface login redirects to HTTP

I need to use HTTPS for login into MAAS web interface. But when I goto https:// ip-of-maas /MAAS/, it redirects you to http:// ip-of-maas /MAAS/accounts/login/?next=%2FMAAS%2F which makes HTTPS ...
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autopilot deploy fails at 99% - Configure availability zones

I'm having a difficult time with the autopilot deployment of openstack. I have set up a lab where I have a MAAS server with two network interfaces: one that is on my office private network of 10.x.x.x ...
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fabrics in maas

Is it possible to create 2 fabrics if I have a single NIC in the cluster controller server ? I want to create 2 fabrics both on eth0. One for external management and one for openstack internal ...
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Does services like Trove, Ceilometer et cetera come with Ubuntu Openstack Autopilot?

1. Since there is limited information(yes) about the current and updated status of ubuntu openstack autopilot on your website, i will like to find out if all services of openstack will come with ...
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juju bootstrap environment: Failed to connect to streams.canonical.com port 443: Connection refused

I've created a new virtual lab on KVM to test the last release of Juju Gui. In this environment I've created: a VM for MaaS and with 2 network interface (one for public (NAT) and one for private (...
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openstack autopilot is failing

I'm trying autopilot test drive with vmware. No matter how many times I tried, it is failing to deploy openstack service activities like keystone, nova, and glance. Finally, it is hanging on: ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 for setting up a private cloud

while booting we get, system is booting without network configuration. What may be the reason for this? I cannot change my ip to static,Why? In MAAS, I'm not supposed to import the iso file,Why?
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default environment “maas” does not exist

I have all my nodes in MAAS UI in ready state, but whenever i try juju quickstart it gives me this error error: cannot parse "/home/maas-controller/.juju/environments.yaml": default environment "maas" ...
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Juju LXC Containers getting wrong DHCP?

I'm using a networking similar to this one: http://www.openstackbasement.com/maas-network-hardware When I run: juju deploy --to lxc:0 mysql juju deploy --to lxc:0 keystone etc... According to ...
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openstack deployment (case studies)

I want some case studies or different production environments in which openstack has been deployed. There are few questions here. 1- How do I decide that which components should go on the same node? ...
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MaaS node deployment failing on HP Proliant DL380 G5

i have a little lab environment with 3 DL380 G5s. All of them have 2 disks forming RAID 1+0. Got one set up as maas controller with ubuntu 14.04 (had no problem using LVM to install Ubuntu on the raid)...
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How do I match technology to wake on lan from other services and applications

This is not a duplicate question, though it is closely related and I need more clarification. Just to be clear this is on 14.04, and verified with the reseller and manufacturer that all new devices ...
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Power Errors after commissioning in MAAS

We are having a problem with MAAS. We succeed in commissioning servers and MAAS is able to do it, but afterwards we are getting Power Errors. Our setup consists of two Dell Power Edge 1950 BIOS ...
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Port forwarding Openstack landscape

I have install MAAS+OpenStack on My servers. At the end of install OpenStack Autopilot, I got adress to interface of Openstack Landscape: http://10.1.1.102/account/standalone/openstack How can I do ...
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How to generate a custom image of Ubuntu for MAAS

I want to generate a custom image of ubuntu 14.0.4 containing required softwares such as mellanox drivers, eio caching drivers, gluster filesystem and libgfapi ) for deploying it to the nodes of ...
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How do I set up multipathing during MAAS comissioning?

I am deploying MAAS to UCS blades with redundant HBAs. I have included the kernel parameter disk-detect/multipath/enable=true in the global kernel parameters. I have also modified the curtin_userdat ...
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MAAS WebSocket Interface

MAAS seems to use a websocket connection to watch node state changes for the API. Is this interface documented? I have looked around a bit and found documentation on the REST API, but not the web ...
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Why does the Openstack Autopilot require two disks on each node?

For OpenStack Autopilot, it was mentioned that You’ll need at least five machines with two disks in each, two of which have two network interfaces (NICs) So my question is MUST I have two ...
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Which ubuntu version is best for participating in MAAS develeopment at launchpad?

I am using MAAS for production purposes. Which version of ubuntu is best for contributing to maas development via launchpad ? Thanks
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YAML Error when running juju quickstart

I've seen there was a bug that was fixed in a previous version, but it appears I'm running into something similar in juju version 1.24.7 as well. I've added maas config to environments.yaml, but keep ...
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Region deployment from Openstack Autopilot Test Drive fails at “Deploying 'mysql' service”

I am currently trying to deploy an Openstack Cloud using Ubuntu's autopilot test drive. I have followed the instructions in http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-autopilot-testdrive. They ...
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Ubuntu MAAS / Openstack - Nodes No Internet

I would like to setup an Ubuntu Openstack "super computer" as a class project for my Science and Technology course. However, I am having trouble getting internet to my Nodes. I have tried a myriad of ...
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Openstack-Autopilot - Unable to detach Volume - Log location

I get an error when trying to detach a volume from an instance. Error: Unable to detach volume. I have looked around the nodes for log files, guessing it should be in the nova log files. I find nova ...
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How do I fix this bridging of adapters in 14.04 for MAAS deployment?

I need some help with having the network interfaces work as intended. Interestingly enough these steps were taken from Multi Install The adapter names vary some... # This file describes the network ...
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MAAS Deploying nodes hangs after SSH Key is shown

Everything was working fine, and then some configuration got changed that now has new nodes failing to finish being deployed. They get to the point where the SSH key is shown, with some Could_init ...
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MaaS server with local kvm - How to bridge to dhcp interface

I have a MaaS server, it has two network interfaces. One external eth0, and one for the internal network eth1(Nodes network). eth1 is where the DNS and dhcp server managed interface. I want a mix of ...
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First MAAS setup, sanity check

I was given 7 old servers and told to find a use for them or recycle them. I'm trying to get MAAS working. Management server is a Dell R510 with 2 NICs. I initially thought NIC 1 would go to the ...
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Openstack-Install - Problem with juju bootstrap

Having problems running Openstack-Install, using MAAS and Autopilot. Getting error Problem with juju bootstrap. Complete .cloud-install/commands.log file: http://pastebin.com/ANBMZwLs It deploys a ...
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What exactly do I put in the SSH section under MAAS and how do I create it?

I am pretty new to Linux but have dabbled in years passed. After coming across Ubuntu Autpilot I decided to give it a whirl. After much messing around and getting stuck I finally got a working copy of ...
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Unable to run Openstack-installer Error

I'm trying to run the sudo openstack-install command, after installing sudo apt-get install openstack. It gives me error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/openstack-install", line ...
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MAAS: Failing commissioning (Ubuntu 14.04 MAAS 1.8.3)

I have spent days on this. It's likely something simple. I've tried booting from ISO and creating MAAS, I've tried clean installing and following the openstack instructions for a clean install of ...
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MAAS register hardware fail

I can PXE boot my machines with MAAS but the registration always fails. None of them can be shown under the GUI 'Nodes' tab. Part of the error message I got on the screen is url_helper.py[WARNING]: ...
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Cannot load into OS after install Ubuntu 15.10 with MAAS

After install Ubuntu Server 15.10 with "Multiple server install with MAAS" selection from the ISO, I cannot load into the Ubuntu linux OS after my server detected to boot from the harddisk. The screen ...
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Failed to bootstrap during Openstack autopilot installation

I'm installing Openstack autopilot on Ubuntu 15.04 server. I've installed Maas and join nodes successfully. I tested Maas connection by installing juju and deploying service. but when I want to ...
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MAAS: custom kernel and initrd images

I am trying to use MAAS with the hardware that doesn't have the HWE kernel in ubuntu. I have built such a kernel myself and would like to use it with maas. The documentation that I've found so far, ...
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Open Stack nodes shutdown automatically

I want to install OpenStack AutoPilot on VMware (for test). so, I download test driver version .OVA and deploy open satck autopilot and 3 nodes (node-1,node-2,node-3). these VMs connected to the same ...
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Ubuntu autopilot documentation

Is there any documentation regarding autopilot and juju/maas implementation ? Maybe a detailed architecture reference guide or so ? I want to understand how the servers interact with each other and ...
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issue with adding VWware chassis to MASS

I am trying to add vmware chassis to my MAAS server like here: How to configure MAAS to be able to boot virtual machines via VMware type. But via log of MAAS I get this error: Dec 21 22:18:27 maas ...