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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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: http://www.ubuntu.com/...
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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 [Version:1.8.3+...
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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 source(...
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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 http://pythonhosted.org/juju-deployer/config.html#...
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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 example,...
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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 ...
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When maas server goes down

I'm running maas on 7 server. When my maas server goes down, what happen? When I and running 7 compute in maas cluster and just goes down one server, what happen?
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Why nodes Failed Commissioning while re-adding them

I have installed Ubuntu Server 15.10 with MAAS on a machine. Earlier, I had configured two machines as nodes with the MAAS Server. The nodes were commissioned successfully and reached to Ready state. ...
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Landscape Deployment slow download causes timeout

I've been troubleshooting deployment timeouts all day and I finally narrowed it down I'm getting about average 100kb/s download speed from the cloud images repository. I've verified that it is not my ...
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ERROR failed to bootstrap environment: subprocess encountered error code 255

I have installed Ubuntu Server 15.10 with MAAS on a machine and have configured two nodes with the MAAS Server. The nodes are commissioned and have their state as Ready. When I am running the command "...
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MAAS Node on Dell PowerEdge 710 & 2950 Hardware Crashes After Enlisting

I am running an Ubuntu 15.04 MAAS Region Controller and trying to bring up my first node. I have tried it with a Dell PowerEdge 2950 and Dell PowerEdge R710 and both have the same problem. They ...
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JUJU ERROR failed to bootstrap environment: subprocess encountered error code 1

I have configured a MAAS Server (on VM) with two nodes. When both the nodes are PXE booted & their status on MAAS Web interface becomes "Ready", I give the command "juju bootstrap -e maas". Then, ...
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I am stuck, and I can not commission any node, can someone guide me?

I am working on a "Proof of Concept" for Openstack deployment, accordingly I collected a bit of old HW (2xHP G5 blades 32GB memory, 2x146GB HDD in raid 1 to use as MAAS and backup controller) + 7xHP ...
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MAAS KVM nodes commission timesout

So, I have set up MAAS and several KVM and Qemu VMs. When I add them as nodes, they start up during commissioning but then the attempt times out. Here's the line from the MAAS log: [ERROR] test: ...
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MAAS issue with IPMI

I am trying to enroll 4 Dell R720 Servers that utilize IPMI in the IDRAC. I am able to enroll two of them without issue and they commission without error. The other two which are set up the same ...
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Can i deploy and manage my application with landscape?

1.with juju i am able to deploy my application on the server but i involves several steps and typing in console. Can i simplify this process through landscape's graphical interface? Can i install ...
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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 ...