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 do I use MAAS to deploy CentOS images?

Can anyone point to the the right direction to deploy CentOS images with MAAS? I found a command to upload images but end to end deployment is quite obscure. There seems to be a gap in the ...
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Step 10 of Canonical Distribution - Ubuntu OpenStack “Problem to install OpenStack Autopilot via Landscape”

I'm tring to complete all steps to have a Canonical Distribution installed on my virtual lab, the problem about the second network interface it's has been resolved adding a second vnet on a vnode ...
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Login credentials for nodes in MaaS node list after obtaining deployed state

I have a total of three machines. I have installed MaaS in one of my machines and the other two machines were added to the MaaS nodes list and kept in ready state. When I run the fourth step given in ...
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Step 4 of Canonical Distribution of Ubuntu OpenStack is taking too much time [duplicate]

I have a total of three machines. I have installed MaaS in one of my machines and the other two machines were added to the MaaS nodes list and kept in ready state. When I run the fourth step given in ...
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Can't commission node in MAAS due to “Failed to power on node” error

I have three nodes in my Maas, but when I select commission nodes it displays error: ERROR Tue, 10 Feb. 2015 11:33:08 Failed to power on node — Timeout after 7 tries WARNING Tue, 10 Feb. 2015 ...
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How to get Landscape running on MAAS on Ubuntu OrangeBox?

We have purchased several Ubuntu OrangeBoxes, and are trying to get a prototype environment running, but it's proving to be difficult as there is very little documentation or contact points available ...
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Strange behaviour observed on Ubuntu MAAS Juju server

Sorry for the wall of text. I have observed some pretty strange behaviour in Juju and our Ubuntu MAAS OpenStack over the last couple of weeks, seemingly totally out of the blue (I was out of the ...
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Maas Check Power State - Error: Unknown power_type 'ether_wake'

I have etherwake installed and Maas can use it to power on the nodes, but it can't shut them down and the "Check power state" button yields the error: Error: Unknown power_type 'ether_wake'. Am I ...
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How to backup MAAS 1.5.4 before upgrading to 1.7.1

I am planning to Upgrade to 1.7.1 from 1.5.4 MAAS. Before I do that I want to make sure I have a restore plan. How do I back up MAAS 1.5.4 in case I want to revert back? Current version: 1.5.4. ...
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Upgrading MAAS from 1.5.4 to 1.7.0 or latest on ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to upgrade MAAS from 1.5.4 to maas 1.7.0. Not sure about the steps to follow. And which versions of maas are supported by ubuntu 14.04 currently runnuing Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
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How to configure a conceptronic (C100S8) switch for Maas?

I thought I had an issue with network configuration, but it turns out I didn't (previous question). The problem is with my switch. As stated in Maas 1.5 doc there are some issues with STP on certain ...
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how to query maas API with curl

I am trying to figure out how to query the MAAS server using curl. I am starting to experiment with CLI query so that I may build a python script for remote command and query without having to use ...
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MaaS Cluster implementation with multiple OS

I will definitely be writing up a MaaS Cluster Install w/other OS support blog/manual of some sort once I get this all sorted out... However in the meantime I need some help to get to that level. ...
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Connect cluster controller to the region controller (MaaS)

I'm trying to build a MaaS cluster and this is what I've done so far: Region Controller install ubuntu 14.10 configure interfaces configure dns apt update apt upgrade apt install ...
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MAAS not accessible on my virtualbox after installation

I installed MAAS on my ubuntu server which is running on a virtualbox hosted on windows 8, i tried accessing it from another node on the VM but its still not going. I read somewhere that i need to ...
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OpenStack deployment with MAAS, Juju and Autopilot

I have a problema with my cluster installation. I intend to install OpenStack on my ready set of machines, where each one has 2 NIC and 2 hard disks. I installed the MAAS controller and Juju on a ...
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Ubuntu MAAS with Juju

I have a doubt about juju. Do we have to install Juju on the ubuntu server or ubuntu desktop? Thanks in advance.
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can't bootstrap in Landscape OpenStack Autopilot

I use MAAS to make landscape openstack outopilot. I use sudo openstack-install but failed. This is my commands.log INFO • 01-28 11:21:33 [LINE:156, FUNC:<module>] • cloudinstall • cloud-install ...
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juju deploy ceph hangs in pending in maas environment

I have ubuntu 14.04.1 with maas 1.7.1 rc4 and juju 1.20.14. My client machine is commissioned and deployed. I can ssh ubuntu@cl1stn2.maas and I can juju ssh 1 successfully. I did "juju deploy ...
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Node Enlistment for the Canonical Distribution of Ubuntu Openstack

After following the Canonical Distribution of Ubuntu Openstack Guide and the more indepth installation guide, I have single functioning node which is both my region controller and a cluster controller ...
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Power type for nodes in MAAS cluster

I need your help, I have setup 7 nodes MAAS cluster in KVM for testing purposes, everything is working fine, but I am stuck at what power type option I should select in the edit node option for all ...
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Installing Ubuntu Openstack unable to add hardware

I'm following the "Installing Ubuntu Openstack" insructions and stuck at step #9. I have 8 servers commissioned and in the "Ready" state. The checklist is all green in Landscape, but there is nothing ...
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Problem with Checklist status on Landscape in Ubuntu Openstack - Canonical Distribution

I've completed almost all steps about the installation of Canonical Distribution realized it on an Virtual Environment. At the end the procedure I see Landscape Dashboard deployed of Juju. This is ...
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juju bundle deploy in one machine in LXC?

Hi So far i have developed juju charm bundle which contains three charms.I have Two Questions (Q1) And i need to deploy juju charm bundle in one machine in LXC. i have three charms and normally when i ...
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I have trouble import the boot image of MAAS

After following the official instructions, I come to the configuration web page. Instrucitons: http://maas.ubuntu.com/docs1.7/bootsources.html After pressing the import image button, I have a very ...
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How to Run Juju Evnvironment on MAAS Host Machine

I am having trouble trying to figure out how to run Juju environment on the host machine where MAAS server is on. I have nodes ready but what I want to do is have MAAS and a Juju environment on the ...
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Does there exist a way within the context of MAAS to specify which disk shows up as sda when provisioning nodes with multiple disks?

I am looking for a method by which I can specify the disk elected to be sda on enlisted MAAS nodes with multiple disks when they undergo commissioning, OR a method to specify which disk of those found ...
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SSH error when using putty to access MaaS nodes

Essentially I can not log into the nodes provisioned with MaaS via putty or teraterm without first providing an RSA key from the MaaS server. Juju works just fine as it resides on the host server... ...
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How to install OpenStack/Eucalyptus on AWS using EC2 instances

I would like to build a private cloud platform on AWS using either Openstack or Eucalyptus, but don't have a lot of experience in neither. How should I proceed?
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Issue with MAAS and second cluster interface

I have started to use MAAS, which I find great in concept, but with an issue that slows down my current deployment. Everything works fine (both 1.5 and 1.7) except with the second cluster interface. ...
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Read Power information for a node in MAAS CLI

Using the MAAS CLI, I am trying to retrieve info re a node knowing MAC address of the Wake-On-LAN power parameter. maas maas node read node-6c04fc88-86de-11e4-9351-08002701cb97 Success. ...
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node wont boot Maas 1.7.0 Cannot get disk parameters

I first deployed a node. The node Installed successfully. Then I went to the web UI and Stopped the node. (Stop Button) Then I went to the WebUI again and started the node (Start Button) The node ...
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How to check if MAAS-DHCP service/daemon is running?

We've configured MAAS to handle DHCP on our network. It was working fine for a while but suddenly MAAS refuses to respond to DHCP requests. How to debug this? Are there any logs I can check or is ...
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Suggestions for rolling out a WebServer and Load Balancer with Juju Charms

I'm setting up a Maas/Juju Ubuntu 14.04 cluster and need some advice. The goal is to have HAProxy load balancing either Apache or Nginx that I can configure to host a set of php files that will be ...
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juju deploy fails with “lookup store.juju.ubuntu.com: no such host”

I have a MAAS setup (using KVM) with 1 MAAS controller and 1 server node. I could "juju bootstrap" successfully and following is the output of "juju status" vishal@maas:~$ juju status environment: ...
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MAAS Network question - Node cannot ping to outside world (ip shows up correctly)

Hello AskUbuntu community, For the past few days, I finally jumped on the MAAS train but encountered a few problems with network configurations. I do apologize if I have missed some fundamental ...
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After installing MAAS, I am not able to Power on a node

In the GUI, the status is always 'Commissioning'. I have setup my power type as IPMI / wake-on-lan. Wake-on-Lan results in the error : Unknown power_type 'ether_wake'. IPMI results in 'Timed out ...
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found maas user directory in tmp?

I am somewhat new to servers, and even more fresh when it comes to Ubuntu. I am looking on my Ubuntu folder and found a directory owned by a user maas... drwx------ 2 maas maas 4096 Dec 22 00:26 ...
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Final Hardware Selection Step in Landscape Openstack Install

I'm on the last step before my Landscape Openstack install should begin. Configuration is chosen and 5 machines (KVM virtual machines managed by MAAS) are selected. (green checkmark) But, the last ...
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maas 1.7.1-rc1 fails discovery

Maas 1.7.1~rc1+bzr3322 on Ubuntu 14.04.1 fails the discovery process. I have just reinstalled my maas server and configured it to my last working state. (My 3rd reinstall so I am getting proficient ...
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juju bootstrap in MAAS environment : node :Failed deployment

juju bootstrap in the maas web ui the node status is :Failed deployment the node reboot ,it show:apm not present boot:
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Landscape OpenStack Installation Requirements Checklist

I'm trying a Openstack Install using Landscape, with MAAS and a set of KVM/virt-manager virtual machines. The VMs have worked well with MAAS, and the Landscape install on a VM successfully completed. ...
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MAAS install in node architecture

When trying to install MAAS in a node architecture, I get the following error: usage: /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/maascli/__main__.py [-h] COMMAND ... ...
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In MAAS, how can I use my own ubuntu image for fast installer

I am using Maas to organize my cluster and save time. There is a option in Maas node: fast install, which can use a image to install system directly. I was wondering if I can make that image of my ...
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ERROR maiformed maas-oauth (3 items separated by colons )

I am trying to config JUJU + MAAS, then deploy some services. I have 3 nodes in "ready" status. When I typing : ~# juju bootstrap The output is : ERROR malformed maas-oauth (3 items separated ...
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How to add a new network card to the MAAS web interface

I am working on setting up a test openstack implementation on Ubuntu. When I installed the machine which will be my region controller I didn't notice that only one of the network cards was enabled. I ...
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Windows boot images not showing up in MAAS 1.7

I'm trying to boot my MAAS 1.7 nodes with Windows. I followed the article referenced here: http://wiki.cloudbase.it/maas. My MAAS server is working fine when deploying my node with Ubuntu. However, ...
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Juju fails to download the charm - dial tcp: lookup store.juju.ubuntu.com: no such host

I'm trying to deploy juju gui on my maas controller but juju is unable to get the gui charm. This is the error I get: ERROR juju.cmd supercommand.go:323 cannot download charm "cs:trusty/juju-gui-16": ...
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MAAS cluster/region controller differences

If the region controller contains the web interface and API which multiple cluster controllers can talk to. Why is setting the address for node management (e.g PXE booting DHCP etc) done by 'sudo ...
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Juju misconfigures neutron setup ?! Cannot connect to instances

Setup is as follows, workstation <-> Maas server <-> 3 VM's - Instances Maas Server and the VM's are deployed in vSphere. The Maas server's eth1 has 10.4.x.x which is acting as DHCP manager ...