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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Can I manage ZFS with Landscape and MAAS?

I have 5 different servers. I am very interested in installing ZFS across all of them. I also am interested in using JuJu, MAAS, and Landscape to automate the installation of ZFS, and the management ...
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MAAS mirrored regions

I've started setting up a MAAS environment. The basic configuration is pretty straightforward so far except it doesn't seem like mirroring is an option. Rather it looks like the region controller ...
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Landscape installer stalls after bootstrapping first node. SSh works from MAAS but seems to be doing nothing

Maas: 1.9.0 Juju: 1.24.7-trusty-amd64 I imported 3 machines into maas with 2 Nics and 3 Disks each and commissioned them. I then chose the services of openstack to deply and started the region ...
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Is there a method to verify the settings for maas? Juju is not able to work yet

First, information about my setup: MAAS master controller setup on a Dell server with future access to 96 HP servers being prepared in the data center. Currently have 2 HP servers "available" in MAAS ...
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MAAS integration with IPAM solution

I'm trying to find any documentation on how MAAS might integrate with an IPAM style solution (e.g. Infoblox, BlueCat, etc.). This would allow a centrally managed IP solution vs using various ...
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How to configure MAAS adn bbo from VMWARE virtual machine

At the beginning I would like mention that I know post How to configure MAAS to be able to boot virtual machines via VMware type Unfortunately I cant comment this and this is only one way for me to ...
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MAAS Failed deploying Connection refused when downloading root-tgz

I have a problem with MAAS node deployment. I commission the node and it all goes well, node shuts down and node is in ready status. I start the node it goes to Deploying state and when it starts to ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Kilo install

I have looked at http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-ubuntu-openstack for installing OpenStack Kilo with 15.04. First, the so-called reference architecture is of little help. It should ...
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MaaS LAN cable wiring topology for DHCP

I installed the MaaS controller, DHCP and related packages at the master node. I can see the web UI as well. Now I need to add slave nodes. But I have vague knowledge about DHCP, so I don't know how ...
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Booting VM with MaaS

I wondered is it possible to boot VM from MaaS which is also on a VM. I have two VMs on my physical machine, one is MaaS and others should be booted by MaaS. VMs are on ESXi 6.0 and are handled by ...
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Why does deploying juju charm openstack40.yaml cause network failure?

This environment consist of virtual machines running in Ubuntu. The juju server is running in Ubuntu 14.04. I have 4 virtual machines running in ppcel Ubuntu 15.04. The network was functioning ...
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juju end point does NOT setup do to access to https:/streams/cannoical/com - ppc64el

Explanation: I work for IBM and trying to prototype netboot (pxe) for ubuntu. This question is used to identify some issue involved in setting up juju end point client provisioning (for jujud). ...
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MAAS controller with two interfaces

The overall target of the setup is a lab system based on a single server. To get familiar with Ubuntu MAAS, Juju and Openstack my goal is to "simulate" physical servers to be controlled/managed by ...
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How do you troubleshoot a node-app app with haproxy?

I've got what appears to be an almost-functioning install of my node app within an Ubuntu Trusty MAAS rig with Juju on a private network (which doesn't need to be published). I'm using juju-gui so ...
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Maas 1.7.6 and Windows 2012 deployment

I'm trying to deploy windows 2012 hyper-v with MAAS 1.7.6. I was able to build the windows image and upload the .tar.gz to MAAS. I can see the image under "Generated Images" Windows "Server 2012 R2" ...
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MAAS node keeps rebooting

As stated in the title, MAAS nodes keep rebooting and I have no clue why. It boots to the login screen, then waits for 1 second, shows a bunch of stuff I can't read as it's too fast, and then reboot ...
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Need help with MAAS

I'm new to MAAS and I'm trying to setup my first cluster. My cluster will consist of 3 servers: 1x Master [M001] (Web UI, DHCP, PXE boot etc.) 2x Node [Fancy-Cord & Polished-Ghost] (MySQL, ...
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MAAS Node is not commissioning

Getting same issue in two testing scenario with a latest series, I believe, I am missing something or doing something wrong, stuck since two weeks on this point, so need some help to make me correct ...
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MAAS commisioning failed

I am trying to commission a node. The commissioning attempt fails and I cannot find any error. The last line in the event log from the WebGUI is: INFO Sat, 26 Sept. 2015 10:10:00 Node changed ...
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I can't uninstall 2 packages with Synaptic

Running Synaptic to uninstall two broken packages a wrong message appears to me. How can unisntall those packages? I prefer if possible not to use the terminal.
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MAAS ubuntu 14.04 on Cisco UCSM power problems

I'm trying to install maas on UCS cisco but when i set "power type on UCS Manager Cisco" and than press on commission node the log show me this message: Failed to power on node — Node could not be ...
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MAAS - CLI or API for deploy

we have installed MAAS, however we are not able to find any information / documentation how to deploy ready node's through API or CLI? We are only able to deploy node's through MAAS API. Is there a ...
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How do I deploy the openstack-base bundle charms in juju to my MaaS machines

I'm new to MaaS, Juju and Openstack so please bear over with me. My questions is: When I try to deploy the openstack-base in juju-gui, it creates 4 nodes with the names: new0, new1, new2 and new3. ...
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How to deploy ramdisk image on to disk less nodes using MAAS?

I am using MAAS version 1.7.6 with ubuntu 14.04. Currently MAAS can deploy ubuntu/centos images on to the nodes by installing into local disk. I want to deploy my disk less nodes with ramdisk image. ...
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Does MaaS have a maximum number of servers it can pxe boot?

I have a MaaS server setup with 64 nodes discovered. When I try to "deploy" more than 10 servers at a time some of the servers fail to deploy. I have watched the console on all the failing servers and ...
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maas post returns “BAD request error”

I am trying to execute a post request on MAAS.(Used PythonMaasClient) That is what I need to do here is have to POST some details to MAAS using MAAS API. So that I have followed the MAAS API ...
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Trusty OpenStack Kilo on Juju MAAS fails to create instance

Ubuntu Trusty 14.04.2 LTS on MAAS controller and using Juju, the Dashboard and the juju-gui console. No matter what I try, I can't get an instance to spin up. It looks like I have a nova-scheduler ...
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Ubuntu MaaS Raid Preseed

Straight to the problem. I need a raid configured during the maas node commissioning via preseed file and I'm unable to find any meaningful documentation on how to do it. For example I need a preseed ...
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Can bundle https://jujucharms.com/openstack-base/39 be used for ppc64el environment

Introduction My IBM team is about to finish setup of 4 server VMs and the maas (and juju) deployment server. The next step is to build out the OpenStack-Base (39) environment via juju as specified ...
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How can I get a list of MaaS nodes that all have a specific tag from maas the CLI?

The documentation for MaaS states: Filter the list using specific key/value pairs: $ maas maas nodes list architecture="i386/generic" This seems to suggest that I could do something like this: ...
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Problems installing Openstack with Landscape

We've been trying to install Openstack via MAAS / JuJu / Landscape. We get to 90% complete Installing region1 in cloud1 but get a node that sticks on Add juju machine for Node3 as in progress with ...
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How to backup maas database

Is there any recommended way to backup/restore maasdb ? I tried simple dump, then reinstall and restore but i ended up with 2 clusters, one which was disconnected with nodes and one connected but with ...
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MAAS Fast Install fails deployment due to no network interfaces up

We're using MAAS to deploy Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to a small set of nodes. They're commissioned fine, but using the fast installer the install goes fine until the last reboot to the local install, where the ...
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MASS Add more Clusters?

I have my local Landscape server set up, and I can reach it on the network. I hit the openstack (beta) tab at the top, and I have completed 2 of the steps there, I need help completing the other ...
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Error unpausing domain: internal error: unable to execute QEMU command 'cont': when starting to run VM that is ppc64el

Explanation: I work for IBM and trying to prototype netboot (pxe) for ubuntu. The goal is to have a maas deployment server deploy out to 4 VMs managed under ubuntu 14.0.4 to test out juju bundle #39 ...
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POST request using python-maas-client

How can we do the post request to maas api using the python-maas-client. I am getting the details from maas api using the maas-client by the following code. print maas_access.get(u"networks").read() ...
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How can I choose which media MaaS installs onto?

I've got a system with several different storage options (e.g. SSD, HDs, NVMe). Is there a way to direct MaaS to install to a particular device or even better media type. For example I want to install ...
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“Guest has not initialized the display yet”. when starting to run VM that is ppc64el

Explanation: I work for IBM and trying to prototype netboot (pxe) for ubuntu. The goal is to have a maas deployment server deploy out to 4 VMs managed under ubuntu 14.0.4 to test out juju bundle #39 ...
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can maas set up diskless systems

I have a number of servers that need no local storage, working on a CPU bound process: output of 4,000 3GHz core days is 2GB, processes only use a few hundred MB RAM. I have set them up with MaaS and ...
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Cluster controllers error out connecting to database

I'm attempting to install MAAS. I'm able to install it on a single server, using the "maas" package, which includes both the regional, and cluster controller packages. However, I need to break out ...
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MAAS JUJU bootstrap problems

I have MAAS setup and configured with with the nodes listed in the ready state. I then proceed to bootstrap JUJU and after the timeout period receive a bootstrap error. Here are the log files of the ...
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MAAS: 1.5.4 to 1.8.0 migrations issue

I have attempted an upgrade from 1.5.4 to 1.8.0 (from the "stable" line of the PPA) on ULTS14 to go with an upgrade of Juju to 1.24.5 and I get the appended migration error. Is there a away to get it ...
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How to create VM using Virsh

Getting following error while running the the nodedev-create command. root@vagrant-ubuntu-trusty-64:/home/vagrant# virsh nodedev-create node.xml error: Failed to create node device from node1.xml ...
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OpenStack Network: Compute to Neutron Gateway to external gateway not functional

I have been following, but using 9 NUCs: http://marcoceppi.com/2014/06/deploying-openstack-with-just-two-machines/ I have got the Neutron Gateway up where VMs can ping each other (Horizon now shows ...
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ubuntu 15.04 vsphere 5.5 pyvmomi ssl error rejected self signed ssl

ubuntu 15.04 vsphere 5.5 pyvmomi ssl error rejected self signed ssl logs report that api cannot authenticate the ssl. It then closes connection the system not powering on using pyvmomi scripts into ...
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maas not starting up anymore

The mass region is no longer coming up. The version that I am using is: 1.8.0+bzr4001-0ubuntu2~vivid1 This seemed to happen after the update to 1.8 root@maas:/var/log/maas# export ...
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Is this normal MAAS DHCP behavior?

I believe I've setup the Ubuntu MAAS cluster controller correctly and it's configured to use managed DHCP & DNS (maas-dhcp & maas-dns). Seems to work reasonably well but I'm seeing the ...
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Landscape Example for Orange Box

I'm using an Orange Box and have gone through the Juju bootstrap and deployed landscape as per the 01-deploy.sh script that comes with the Orange Box build, but when I go to set up a cloud in the ...
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Ceph cannot reformat because disk is mounted

I am using MaaS 1.8, trying to use the juju-deployer with juju-deployer -c config.yaml -d vivid-kilo -e envName Here is my config. http://pastebin.com/TsvdnSKA Here is the error output: ...
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Installing OpenStack with Landscape Autopilot fails to parse http

I'm trying to install OpenStack with Landscape using an Orange Box, and am following these instructions to set up landscape from here. I already have a MaaS environment running on the machine (it's an ...