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 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 ...
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Automating Refurbishing Tasks, MAAS

So I am currently working on a project and just came across MAAS as a potential product that I could use. The problem I am trying to solve is as follows: We have tonnes of old laptops that we ...
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MAAS metadata error under Node install

Im trying to follow the http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-openstack-with-autopilot to try out Autopilot and OpenStack on my own hardware. I managed to get the MAAS Server up and running. ...
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Problem in installing OpenStack AutoPilot test Drive on Vmware workstation, juju can't connect to websocket to register service

I've problem installing OpenStack AutoPilot on vmware workstation. I download OpenStack Autopilot test drive from ubuntu website. It's alright configuring Maas and adding nodes and about 80% of ...
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Installation of Openstack via autopilot with only one Disk per Node [duplicate]

I plan to use autopilot to install a Openstack cloud on a bunch of servers, which have single SSDs installed. The requirements say, 2 disks per node are required, as stated here: ...
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Cannot register MAAS with Landscape after openstack-install

Currently I have completed my installation of Openstack using MAAS and Lanscape. After completing the openstack-install script I am able to access the Landscape openstack web gui. Issue I am currently ...
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Maas will commission machine, but won't let me turn it on

I have an extant maas/juju system that I can build from scratch with scripts, and do fairly regularly, these are Dell C6015 systems. I just got 6 more machines - HP DL580 G7s. I rebuilt the cluster ...
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Issues with Autopilot on 14.04.3

I'm following the steps from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-openstack-with-autopilot for autopilot install. This was working about a week ago on 14.04.3 and I'm not doing anything ...
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What is the purpose of the second NIC for the Landscape Autopilot?

In the process where the configuration happens in the Landscape Autopilot, it says "There must be at least one machine, available in the MAAS cluster, that has both multiple disk and two or more ...
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Playing with Ubuntu Cloud on different machines without vlan

I would like to try Ubuntu Cloud but unfortunately I don't have 3-5 bare-metal servers or a machine powerful enough to handle everything (via virtual machines). My idea was to rent 5 cheap servers ...
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How do I tell juju to use the liberty release of Openstack in Trusty 14.04.3

This is probably a dumb question, but I can't figure out how to tell juju to use the liberty version of Openstack charms when deploying on Trusty. I already have the liberty cloud archive installed ...
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How to enable DHCP con Oracle VM VirtualBox server

My scenario is: Ubuntu Server 14 in a virtual machine created with Oracle VM VirtualBox At the time of installation I chose "Multiple server install with MAAS" Entire installation was very well ...
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Issue with MAAS commissioning in lab. Internet not working?

The setup. Stock Ubuntu 14.03 LTS install with MAAS from the CD installed in a kvm virtual machine. I selected the MAAS install on the boot prompt. Then ran update and upgrade. The MAAS server as 4G ...
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Region not available Maas Autopilot setup

I am configuring Ubuntu maas to deploy open-stack on. I have changed the ip address of the region controller by running dpkg-reconfigure maas-region-controller and resetting the address for pxe boot. ...
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Ubuntu MAAS not using pressed file?

Hi i am currently setting up a new MAAS Server! We had some old debian-installer preseed file which worked great on the old machine! Now on the new Machine which is running maas ...
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How do I tell MAAS which drive to boot from?

I am using MAAS to deploy a bunch of systems for OpenStack and I can't figure out how to tell it which drive to use as the boot drive. It seems to just pick whichever drive it wants. I am using MAAS ...
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How to properly bridge NIC1 and NIC2 for MAAS with full access?

I have seen numerous postings about bridging, and using various other means and most of the posts ends with 'I got it'. I haven't got it. For one of my old posts I had used a router on one NIC that ...
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MAAS images register with “ubuntu” hostname in the DNS

I have set up a MAAS server (last stable 1.8.3) with an external DNS and DHCP and everything seems to work fine except for a minor issue deploying the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS image. During the deployment ...
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Openstack Ansible deployment fails after adding a compute node

i'm having some trouble with an openstack testlab(one node setup) i am currently using. i deployed it with ansible, there was no problem at all till i added an additional compute node. Before i ...
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Ubuntu MAAS & Juju redundancy [closed]

I am planing to setup an Ubuntu cloud based on MAAS and Juju. It looks promising so far, but I didn't understand how it handles redundancy. MAAS split network topology There are seven physical ...
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Deploying OpenStack from source

I have successfully deployed Openstack using Juju charms on a local ESXi VM setup using following command: juju quickstart openstack-base/36 Now, I am trying to deploy the the openstack from ...
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Openstack juju yaml field explanations

Can someone explain the meaning of the following key-value pairs in the following text?(or share the link that explains this. I went through the link ...
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Good scalability of Cluster /Cloud?

Good afternoon, I am interested to create an cloud using Ubuntu. For this I want to use Openstack. But also I see that that I can install also Juju and Maas. All of them work together very well and ...
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Deploying charm installer from local repository

I am using openstack charm bundle to install openstack on a MAAS setup. My requirement is that the services get installed from a local repository. [ Not to be confused with local charms] For ...
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How to generate a custom image of CentOS for MAAS [closed]

I want to generate a custom image of CentOS containing desired tools and packages (such as QT framework, PostgreSQL and several other packages) for deploying it to the nodes of MAAS. Please suggest ...
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Error message when commissioning nodes with MAAS

I have the following question: I run an ESXi 5.5 host with an VM Ubuntu 15.10 and MAAS Version 1.8.3 (+bzr4053). I've set everything up and start an new VM with PXE boot. It automatically handshakes ...
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How can my openstack instances reach the management network?

I installed Ubuntu openstack using autopilot. I have two network( private 10.1.3.0/24 and public 172.16.1.0/24). For deploy services with juju on openstack I'm running this commands on maas server: ...
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MAAS: Works with the GUI but the CLI says “409 CONFLICT”

Maas works via the web interface without problem. But when I try with the command line it gives me the "typical" 409 CONFLICT error. I am using ubuntu server 14.04 LTS with MaaS (1.7.6) installed ...
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MAAS is showing 2 disk on a node but not landscape is not finding two drive

MAAS is showing a node with 2 disk but landscape is showing 0 disk... What is missing?
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MaaS problem with ESX 6.0 Power Check

i've a problem to power on/off virtual machine configured with vsphere 6.0 the Machine Node give me this error : Failed to query node's BMC - Power state could not be queried: vmware failed with ...
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MAAS node deployment failed with curtin installer

I have installed Ubuntu Server 15.10 with MAAS & have configured two nodes with the MAAS Server. The nodes reached to Ready State after commissioning. Then I run "juju bootstrap" on shell. One ...