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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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, ...
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Starting MAAS Region Controller service and API

After a power outage our OpenStack installation went down. First step is trying to get MAAS back up and running, but I'm having trouble doing just that. The RC and the CC are running and can ...
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How can I change the version (default-series) that Juju deploys?

I have installed MAAS server on one machine and have two other nodes. In the web interface of the MAAS server I have set distro to 13.10 and commissioning to 13.10. When I use juju bootstrap it ...
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Import Local Messages to MAAS setup

How would I import ISO images to MaaS as we do in Cobbler? I can't see any info about it on Mass
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Openstack instanses can't accept floating IP

Hello when i create an instance in openstack dashboard and try to allocate an ip address i see : Error: 404-{u'NeutronError': {u'message': u'External network a522b82c-7640-4108-8bdb-72e6218aace7 ...
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Openstack havana shows only one computer

I have 3 computers with wich i want to build a cloud. On the first i have installed MAAS, after that i have added the other two as nodes in the MAAS. I have installed juju bootstrap on the second ...
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Howto configure MAAS to separate PXE traffic and IPMI traffic on different subnets?

I am trying to set up a part of our network as a linux cluster. Since its a little educational for me, I choose using MAAS with JuJu. However there are some questions that boggle my mind and I was ...
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Openstack to one machine [duplicate]

I want to use juju to deploy openstack. I want to install - mysql,rabbitmq,quantum,glance,cinder,opnestack-dashboard,keystone and etc. on two nodes /the one is bootstrapped/. I install the ...
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How to deploy Havana with juju

I've been all over the web searching for an installation guide for openstack Havana via juju charms over Ubuntu saucy 13.10 which is said to be build specially for Havana; with no luck at all. All I ...
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MAAS shows nodes only after rebooting few times the machines

I have a virtual environment set up with ESXi. I have a NAT instance with Ubuntu Server and MAAS running with 2 network interfaces root@nat:~/.ssh# ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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juju status is - Conflict 409. What should I do?

I have 3 computers. On the first I have installed MAAS with DHCP and DNS, the other two are ready in the web interface. After I use juju bootstrap one of them is turning blue and the other is still ...
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Juju gui problem with login

Hello i have installed maas and juju, now that i want to login juju's gui there is user and password user-admin password i have tried the password from my environments.yaml but no success. I use ...
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juju consolidation and constrains

I'm trying out Ubuntu cloud infrastructure in a lab environment, I had couple attempts and fails mostly because my references are outdated. "My main ref. now is ...
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Cannot browse Horizon “openstack-dashboard”

I install maas > juju > OpenStack with co-located services. The "openstack-dashboard" charm is installed on the same node with "keystone". All the units are up with no errors, and this is the output ...
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MaaS for deploying field machines

I'm new here, so take it easy on me. I'm looking to have a MaaS host that allows me to deploy an image onto laptops for field workers. Can MaaS do that? I saw that MaaS can be used to boot the machine ...
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MAAS PXE Wont go further than config

This keeps looping in logfiles (while the client tries to retrieve config via pxelinux.cfg/MACADDR) 2013-12-18 07:47:58+0100 [TFTP (UDP)] Datagram received from ('172.27.0.85', 49153): ...
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“WARNING no tools available, attempting to retrieve from amazonaws” while bootstraping

I have installed MAAS server with DHCP and DNS. Next I added two nodes, they turned green. However, when I use Juju bootstrap there is an error: WARNING no tools available, attempting to retrieve ...
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I want to configure maximum number of machines in MaaS

I clustered 3 machines with MaaS environment and those machines are definitely have different amount of resources. (A) 64core with 256GB memory (B) 48core with 192GB memory (C) 4core with 8GB memory ...
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maas nodes login incorrect

I'm testing Ubuntu12.04 MAAS with juju ,i installed the maas server and add 2 nodes now the nodes allocated to admin user when i start them login is required i tried the admin username and password ...
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How do I resolve a “maas”: no public ssh keys found. error?

I am encountering an error when installing Juju: juju bootstrap ERROR error parsing environment "maas": no public ssh keys found. I have installed RSA key which is found in my root folder after I ...
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MAAS server can't find juju server

I installed MAAS(Computer 1) and Juju(Computer 2) with router. I checked that both of installation is complete. But, It didn't work any juju operation(status, deploy, etc..). Maybe, MAAS server ...
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If the MAAS server turns offline, the nodes also stop?

I'd like to have a system that when server turns offline, the nodes continue running the applications installed, and updating data between them. Is that possible?
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MAAS node with another OS?

Is it possible to install my own Linux distribution in MAAS nodes? My MAAS Server is working well, but the nodes OS isn't what I need. I need some normal OS to run a applications with graphical ...