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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ceph status fails due to “ERROR: missing keyring” error

I have deployed 3 ceph mon nodes using juju and maas. From juju status all ceph mon nodes are up and fine. but i did ssh into one of the ceph node and was just trying to get ceph status. and its ...
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Can we get Xenserver VMs provisioned by MAAS?

currently i am using KVM, and KVM vms can be managed by MAAS but i am wondering, is it possible that Xenserver VMs will also work?
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juju cant ssh service units

i have deployed ceph now i am trying to ssh, so i am running following cmd which is giving me error, sam@maas01:~$ sudo juju ssh ceph/0 Permission denied (publickey,password). error: exit status 255 ...
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juju error: flag provided but not defined: --force-machine

I am running command, >juju deploy --config ceph.yaml --force-machine 1 local:ceph-osd Which giving me error error: flag provided but not defined: --force-machine Any idea? if its syntax ...
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Is it possible to deploy a juju service to multiple specific machines?

i am trying to deploy HA ceph like shown in OpenstackHA But i wanted to deploy Ceph MON and Ceph OSD on same 3 machines. So in order to that, my 1st cmd will be, juju deploy --config local.yaml -n 3 ...
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Juju can't connect to environment

I have been trying to run juju status -e maas but it keeps giving me the error 2013-08-12 10:00:48,301 INFO Connecting to environment... 2013-08-12 10:00:48,357 ERROR Cannot connect to environment: ...
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Invalid host for ssh forwarding: ssh : could not resolved host name ubuntuN1.master: name or service not found

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS MAAS Server on VMWare Workstation 6.5. The Ip address is 192.168.43.191 and Web UI, maas-dhcp and maas-dns are ready. I added 2 nodes via VMWare and all were in ready ...
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Cannot bootstrap due to clout-init “errors running cloud_config [final]: [scripts-user]”

I have installed maas server and configured juju also, And bootstrapped juju for 1st time, which I know will install zookeeper on 1 "ready" state VM available in MAAS. So I observed this ...
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how do i apply the maas bug fix?

i am having this bug on my 12.03 ubuntu, https://bugs.launchpad.net/maas/+bug/1204507 But i dont know how to apply the bug fix?
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deploying openstack on 6 servers

I'm new to openstack and i'm still learning. In 2 month i'll get 6 servers like: 4 servers with dual xeon e5-2630 , 96gb ram, 2 1gb ethernet and 2 500gb hdd in raid 1 DAS with 40tb of storage ...
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Cannot bootstrap due to “”precise“ images in RegionOne with arches [amd64 i386]” error

I am having an issue with installing Juju and bootstrapping. I have the Swift storage setup, and the new bucket gets created. The tools have been synced, and all that looks fine. However when I ...
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Restart installer on any error (PXE with cobbler)

I provision few boxes using PXE with Cobbler. My network is not very stable, so sometimes the installation fails. The installer is not able to retrieve a package. Is it possible to make the ...
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Installing maas-dns on ubuntu 12.04

Are there other additional steps after running sudo apt-get install maas-dhcp maas-dns? Do I need to touch configuration files? Ordinary dns and maas-dns in ubuntu 12.04 are the same? I'm new in ...
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juju bootstrap not working for MAAS

I'm following this doc to implement openstack using MAAS and JUJU: Ubuntu Cloud Infrastructure with MAAS and Juju So to setup JUJU, im following this one: Get Started With Juju Any idea about how ...
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Can we have multiple juju config files?

as per documentation i have created 1st config file enviroments.yaml by juju generate-config -w command. Do I need to create separate" .yaml" file for ceph or openstack services? or i can just add ...
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MAAS node OS auto install - failed to retrieve preseed configuration file

MAAS server is up and running with 4 nodes. Nodes have commissioned and are in Ready state I'm running into an issue while automating OS install using standard default preseed file. Node starts ...
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isnt there any descriptive step by step guide for MAAS + juju + Ceph + Openstach HA deployment? [closed]

I know this is the guide - https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ServerTeam/OpenStackHA , but Its not just descriptive enough? I saw in few question's answers that above link is still yet to be updated, but when? ...
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Is virtual maas removed?

I am trying to browse in juju charm to locate vitual-maas charm and i couldn't find it ? Also no info and help link?
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Can i install juju zookeeper on maas server itself?

Is it possible to have juju zookeeper on maas server? I dont wanna have 2 separate servers for maas and juju.
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Ceph Openstack HA installation with maas and juju but partially on physical servers and few on virtual machines

I am planning to deploy OpenStackHA which 28 servers, which is quit a lot for me. So i am thinking to put up few of roles like rabbitmq, mysql, cloud controller, horizon on virtual machines on KVM ...
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how to deploy charm to a machine which is already installed with some other charm?

Is it like we have release machine in maas then just do jitsu deploy-to "machine name" "service name" ?
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Can I make the MAAS server Juju machine 0?

On a MAAS cluster, if I do a "juju bootstrap", it creates a bootstrapping node from one of the free machines in the MAAS cluster, which becomes machine 0. Is it possible for me to make the MAAS ...
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MAAS install iso download size?

Any idea what the size of the download might be the first time around right after installing MAAS? I'm experimenting at home with an Ubuntu MAAS install. It's a satellite link with about 1.5Gb's ...
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MAAS / JuJu zookeeper issue

I have installed a maas server and created 3 nodes. The MAAS web gui states 3 nodes in MAAS, 3 nodes deployed. I created my envirment.yaml file and ran juju bootstrap, and it said it ran without ...
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Simple MAAS setup in Ubuntu 13.04 and Virtual Box

Main OS : Ubuntu 13.04. MAAS HOST : installed in virtualbox using MAAS Doucmentation . I created another virtual machine connected with same network as MAAS HOST. It's booted successfully using ...
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MAAS nodes stuck on “maas-enlisting-node”

I am trying to set up an MAAS cluster, but am having some issues adding nodes. The nodes boot up from the TFTP server on the master server, display a login screen (with the hostname ...
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Unable to add nodes to MAAS Server running in VirtualBox

I have followed the tutorials here and here . My MAAS master server (running Ubuntu 12.04 server) is already set up in a VirtualBox VM. I have not installed DHCP on this server as I already have a ...
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MAAS. Adding nodes

Can anybody help me with MAAS installation? I installed it on 1 of my computers, configured DHCP server and now 3 PCs are in their own private network. I tried to add node via PXE image, but "Can not ...
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Multiple Preseeds

I just installed and successfully did a test MAAS installation using the generic preseed that comes with MAAS. My organization is looking at MAAS to scale our Ubuntu-based infrastructure, and we were ...
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Juju + openstack. Bootstrap is successful, But cant create any other services

A bit of context. I'm running Openstack, deployed via MAAS running in VMWare 5.1u1. I used this guide for MAAS: http://maas.ubuntu.com/docs/quantal/install.html And this one for Openstack: ...
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MaaS minimum requirements with juju-jitsu?

I've browsed through so many different sites and found so much contradictory information. As I am getting tired of this and do belive this question affects many other users, so I would like to collect ...
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How do I get MAAS and Juju to recognize proxy settings in a deployment?

So, I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, installed MaaS from the initial bootup, and then added JUJU. I'm behind a proxy, so, added proxy to /etc/apt/apt.conf and also to /etc/wgetrc. Doing that I could then use ...
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Node is still in commissioning state!

I work in a lab, I have 2 Dell blades and a switch. I'm trying to create openStack using juju and MAAS. The blades are connected to the switch and have a private 192... network, and each blade itself ...
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Maas enlist nodes with pxe timeout

I am testing maas on ubuntu 13.04 32-bit, when booting a node with pxe for enlisting it times out after loading initrd.gz: Loading i386/generic/raring/commisioning/linux........ Loading ...
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sudo maas-import-isos fails

I am unable to run sudo maas-import-isos. The error message i get is ### failed to download MD5SUMS for precise-x86_64. failed to download MD5SUMS for precise-i386. failed to get ...
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Juju deploy issue : Connection was refused by other side

I am trying to deploy MAAS + JUJU on a 10 node infrastructure. I have easily configured MAAS (13.04 LTS) on one node and queued 6 other nodes, Also have got Juju installed on the MAAS node, Now the ...
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How to preserve custom configurations across reboots when using juju and maas?

I've installed MAAS to get a set of Ubuntu 12.04 servers running and I used juju to install the hadoop charm on them, but I needed to change some of the configuration settings on one of the machines ...
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Install nodes error (could not find kernel image)

I am just starting to test MAAS. I installed ubuntu 13.04 i386 server with maas option, modified /etc/maas/import_pxe_files to add raring to RELEASES (also import_ephemerals), and ran ...
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newbie questions about ubuntu cloud, maas and storage

I'd like to take OpenStack for a test drive with some spare gear so I've been trying to find and read documentation on it but I'm awash in package names and feel like I'm trying to drink from a ...
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MAAS Node : Automatic Discovery - get [] list?

adding nodes to the system. we tried the automatic discovery method. The command that we typed in "maas-cli maas nodes accept-all" However, the output is []. Does this mean that it doesn't recognize ...
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Problem with node being “commissioning” and doesn't change to “ready”

I got a machine up and running 13.04. I followed the instruction and set up MAAS. Current state I need nodes to be in "ready" state, so that I can install juju with MAAS. However, the nodes are stuck ...
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MaaS - Fatal Error inserting ipmi_si

I'm currently trying to install a node with MaaS (virtualbox) So after I've setup the Maas Controller, I start a second virtual machine with pxe-boot. The installation process runs for some time and ...
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MAAS JUJU still get bad archive mirror

I'm trying to install maas nodes by using the PXE BOOT method. I follow the maas wiki tutorial step by step. I get all node ready and juju bootstrap was great :) But I still get "bad archive mirror" ...
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Juju and MAAS: ERROR No matching node is available - with Ready nodes

I have four nodes in the "Ready" state, and I am still getting the following error when trying to bootstrap: ERROR No matching node is available. The server is running 13.04 with Juju 0.7. I have ...
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What environment do I need to deploy the virtual-maas charm?

I know this hasn't been released yet, but I'm trying to use it anyway. :) This README http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~virtual-maasers/charms/precise/virtual-maas/trunk/view/head:/README.md says that you ...
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How to configure MAAS to be able to boot virtual machines

I am running a virtual (kvm) MAAS/juju setup where most of the MAAS nodes (including MAAS master) are virtual, but some are also physical nodes. The physical Dell 1950 nodes configures automatically ...
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relation error between nova-compute and nova cloud controller

I have successfully setup Open Stack cloud from the documentation: Ubuntu Cloud Infrastructure. My Juju environment file: environments: maas: type: maas maas-server: 'http://192.168.122.4:80/MAAS' ...
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Can jitsu deploy multiple service units like juju's “add-unit” command?

EDIT: The essence of this question is: Can juju and/or jitsu do service co-location instead of having to use one node per service unit? Does jitsu have a way to specify more than one particular ...
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Enlisted MAAS nodes will not PXE boot for commissioning

I'm wondering if any of you can assist with the issues I'm facing with MAAS. I have a working MAAS server that is running DNS and DHCP. I built the MAAS server on 13.04 server. I couldn't get any of ...
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Can't connect to MAAS due to “Files does not exist: /var/www/maas” error

I have attempted to install MAAS on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and 13.04, but on both I cannot connect to the region controller via a web browser for the post installation per the ...