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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What is the proper way to use a package cache with MAAS or Juju?

I use an apt-cacher-ng server on one of the computers on my network. I'm new trying to set up OpenStack, using Juju on MAAS. Is there a way to tell the machines Juju will be setting up to use this ...
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Juju bootstrap node can't access Ubuntu archives via MAAS

I am trying to install MAAS and Juju on VirtualBox. The network configuration of VirtualBox is set to NAT Network. Everything is just fine. I am able to PXE boot. But when I start juju bootstrap, ...
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hook failed: “shared-db-relation-changed” when using OpenStack in the same system as Juju/MAAS

I have been trying to setup OpenStack on 14.04 using one machine. I have managed to get MAAS setup and JUJU bootstrapped with two machines, one machine to MAAS and another node that I am trying to ...
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MAAS PXE_BOOT: How can i limit what images are downloaded from the command 'import-boot-images'

I'm setting up a MAAS server where i want to download only one image for my nodes to boot via PXE_Boot. when i initiate a command to import boot images i want to restrict to download only 14.04, how ...
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How to change juju bootstrap time from the 10min it gives you

When I try to boostrap, I get this after 10 mins. The node that it is trying to bootstrap comes on, and starts to install. But then ERROR bootstrap failed: waited for 10m0s without being able to ...
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ubuntu 14.04 maas doesn't auto detect ipmi

I have recently upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. When I pxe boot the nodes I get the message that the node has no power type set so I can't commission it. I have tried manually setting the IPMI ...
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Install MAAS before I Install MAAS?

Maybe I'm not understanding how the setup exactly works, but every guide I find on how to initially set up MAAS (in order to use juju and ubuntu to create a cloud environment) there is a step for me ...
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How to add MAAS node with out PXE boot

I've installed ubuntu 14.04 MAAS controller node on a physical m/c. I want to add another physical m/c to this MAAS controller. I don't have control over setting DHCP. Our router doesn't support ...
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MAAS server cannot power on enlisting nodes

I follow the latest document to setup node but stuck on nodes cannot power on after pressed commissioning. MAAS controller/Nodes OS: Ubuntu 14.04 x86_64 BIOS: Enable Wake-on-LAN option for all ...
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What's the correct MAAS DHCP configuration?

I've set up a MAAS controller by following this documentation: http://maas.ubuntu.com/docs1.4/cluster-configuration.html However, when I got to the DHCP configurations I was a little puzzled. The ...
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maas-pserv main process ended, respawning

I was trying to get MAAS cluster controller running on Ubuntu 14.04 using a clean server install and adding the MAAS package for the cluster-controller manually later. I have another machine running ...
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Maas Import boot image error: connection refused

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 when i run sudo maas-import-pxe-files i'll get this error: ConnectionError: HTTPConnectionPool( host='maas.ubuntu.com, port=80): Max retries exceeded with url: ...
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Maas isn't showing Trusty as a deployable Distro

I am running MAAS 1.3.1 on Ubuntu 12.04.3. I added the trusty OS to /etc/maas/import_pxe_files (RELEASES="precise raring trusty" ). I ran the maas-import-pxe-files script and it seemed to have ...
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MAAS in VMware Workstation Environment to Boot VM Guests

Installed and Configured MAAS. I was able to successfully deploy Ubuntu as VM Guest. However, once deployed, VM Guest (U![enter image description here][1]buntu),in about 10 - 15 seconds,powers itself ...
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MaaS fails to download the boot images

I cant get MaaS to download the boot images when i run maas root node-groups import-boot-images all I get is Import of boot images started on all cluster controllers and I don't get any ...
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Install MAAS when I can't control the existing DHCP server

I'm a graduate student and I'm trying to install MAAS to manage the servers in my lab. The document of MAAS and MAAS itself is awesome, but I still have a question about DHCP configuration. So there ...
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How do I configure MAAS to control virtual machines with virsh?

I have a setup with MAAS installed on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS, nodes enlisting via PXE boot. Both, the MAAS controller and the nodes are virtual machines. I also have virsh built with esx option ...
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How can I install another Operating System through MAAS?

I want to install CentOS and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 using MAAS. How can it be achieved? I have already installed MAAS server on a single machine.
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Can't bootstrap with Juju due to “ error back from server: 401 UNAUTHORIZED”

I have this little MAAS with only one node ready to deploy (ubuntu 12.04 Precise pangolin)... I was trying to set up the Juju enviroment but i continously get this error $ juju bootstrap Bootstrap ...
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MAAS for MPI parallel computing on infiniband and SLURM scheduler

Is it possible to setup: MAAS working toghether with a job scheduler (SGE, TORQUE, SLURM, doesn't matter), i.e. when the scheduler needs more CPU then MAAS power up nodes. MAAS networking over ...
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MAAS Controller & KVM Help

I have successfully been able to get a physical MAAS setup and a virtual MAAS setup going. The problem is I am having a hard time creating a hybrid setup, Physical & Virtual. My questions: ...
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MAAS / nodes have limited internet access after install

I´ve installed a test environment for MAAS and JUJU. MAAS manages both DHCP and DNS. Following setup: maas01 - static IP juju01 - dhcp and dns from maas01 node01 - dhcp and dns from maas01 and pxe ...
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A newbie question on MaaS

thank you for reading this: Recently I was given a project at my university to install Linux on 3 computers. We created a bootable disc and got to work, following the step-by-step instructions in: ...
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Maas network connections

I have looked and looked, but cannot find a drawing that will help.. Maybe someone can answer a question?? I just need to know what connections to make on my servers to enable maas. Server NIC one ...
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How can I move connectivity to an external network using a second Ethernet port on the MAAS server?

How can I move connectivity to an external network using a second Ethernet port on the MAAS server thus maintaining the MAAS network as a private one? HTTP communication would be on the public ...
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I get Internal Server Error when trying to connect the MAAS GUI in a fresh installation on 12.04

sudo service avahi-daemon start didn't help [Tue Apr 01 09:43:31 2014] [error] [client 10.223.8.30] DBusException: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.FileNotFound: Failed to connect to socket ...
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juju bootstrap in maas fails to retrieve juju tools

I installed MAAS, added the Nodes and created the juju but while i tried the following code juju bootstrap I am getting this error. WARNING no tools available, attempting to retrieve from ...
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namenode,jobtracker and secondarynode are not getting displayed

I am using ubuntu 12.04 after starting up the single node cluster ,i check whether the hadoop is running hduser@amena-Inspiron-3537:/usr/local/hadoop$ jps 6766 Jps ...
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Bootstrapping Juju gives “”ERROR could not access file '*-provider-state' gomaasapi: got error back from server: 403 forbidden."

We are trying to bootstrap Juju onto another machine in the MAAS cloud but are getting a "ERROR could not access file *-provider-state gomaasapi: got error back from server: 403 forbidden." error. ...
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Should I use MAAS and Juju if I only intent to use a single PC?

I am planing to setup a local server at my home that I will use for various entertainment/work tasks. Do you think that installing MAAS and juju is an overkill if I intent to use only one pc?
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what variables can we use for the if statements in the generic preseed file

i see we can user if statements in preseed file for maas {{if node.architecture in {'i386/generic', 'amd64/generic'} }} d-i mirror/http/hostname string archive.ubuntu.com d-i ...
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What is the minimum number of nodes required for MAAS? [duplicate]

We have an Ubuntu VM with a MAAS controller and only 1 node. We are not able to install juju. Is there a minimum node requirement for MAAS?
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juju http-proxy and no_proxy settings

I'm setting up an environment with juju and maas. The maas environment has no direct internet connection, a proxy must be used. I have configured the juju environment's proxy using juju set-env ...
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“gomaasapi: got error back from server: 403 FORBIDDEN” error while bootstrapping

I am investigating MAAS with Juju on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS. (also tried 13.10...) I have set up my server(s) using various tutorials, but I keep getting 403 errors when bootstrapping Juju. I have tried ...
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Destroying service before removing the relation causes both services to hang at dying

I deployed wordpress and mysql and add relation between wordpress and mysql. I try to destroy wordpress before removing the relation between wordpress and mysql. Now, both services are hanging at ...
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How do I use MAAS and Juju with an existing DHCP server?

I found some information about installing ubuntu with MaaS and JuJu, and I would like to try it out however I am not finding any information on how to take in to account a DHCP server already in the ...
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Hybrid Cloud Automation using Ubuntu JUJU

I am administrator who helps to deploy cloud services to an organisation. Is it possible to use Juju to deploy services based on user requests. Kindly answer my following doubts. Users use a web ...
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I installed MAAS server, would like to add one node with a different ubuntu release, how should I do it?

I looked around, it seems lots of information, is there a step by step instruction somewhere? I tried to add a VM-node manually,it is in commissioning state, what should I prepare before starting ...
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MAAS add virtual node - 'namedtuple_as_object' error

I have a KVM-based virtual machine up and running on a server that's also running MAAS. I'm following the instructions here: http://maas.ubuntu.com/docs/nodes.html#virtual-machine-nodes to add the VM ...
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MAAS, JUJU help: MAAS Nodes have no access to the internet while PXE booting

We are trying to implement a cloud setup in our college using MAAS/Juju/OpenStack. The college has its own DHCP server and we don't have access to that. So, we can't set next-server to our MAAS ...
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How do I deploy havana instead of grizzly?

I'm trying to install openstack havana dashboard but the dashboard is always grizzly... I use juju and maas to deploy the charms on a bootstrap node, set the openstack-origin to: cloud:precise-havana ...
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MAAS Internal Server Error after update

I'm trying to deploy OpenStack Havana over Ubuntu Precise using juju. This is what I do exactly: Install Ubuntu server with maas following the official guide. sudo maas createsuperuser sudo apt-get ...
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maas-import-pxe-files error with md5sum

![I am building a private cloud maas using ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have some experience in previous cloud server with the same iso. But now I have got an error in running sudo maas-import-pxe-files. ...
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maas with virtual nodes

i want to create my own private cloud using Ubuntu 12.04 metal as service for my research can i use one physical server and add virtual nodes inside it? can i add 2 nodes and make virtual nodes ...
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Fatal error IPMI_SI

I have setup MAAS server successfully. I have added node manually by providing MAC address. The node loads OS Dist from the server and this process is normal. The major problem is that system hang on ...
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2 added nodes to MAAS server but their state does not change from “Commissioning” to “Ready”! [closed]

I have added two nodes to a MAAS server (which is deployed on a separate 3rd node) but the nodes never change their state from "Commissioning" to "Ready"... Some additionally details, please let me ...
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How do I resolve a 401 error when setting up Juju MAAS environment?

Here is the debug output: 2014-01-14 17:09:57 DEBUG juju.environs.configstore disk.go:77 Making /home/neo/.juju/environments 2014-01-14 17:09:57 INFO juju.environs open.go:156 environment info ...
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MAAS “blocked for more than 120 seconds” error when provisioning a node

I created a MAAS server and a node. When I boot (through PXE) the virtual machine corresponding to this node, it starts loading Ubuntu. A few minutes later, it is stuck in what seems to be an infinite ...
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Reinstalling MAAS Region Controller packages

Since I'm having some trouble with getting the MAAS API up and running on the Region Controller (see Starting MAAS Region Controller service and API), I'm wondering if I will create any complications ...
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Handling Ubuntu MAAS RestFul API login

What would be the best practice for obtaining Ubuntu MAAS API login? I have some troubles with making the MAAS Restful API automatically obtaining successful login and perform a call. In summary, ...