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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MAAS Error on pxe image importing time

I have install maas on one of our server. It getting error on pxe image import time. Fri, 15 Nov 2013 18:50:52 +0530: finished. wrote to ...
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Proper MaaS configuration

Working with Ubuntu Server 12.04 maas installation, and I am having trouble making sense of the official documentation: Docs I might be missing something, but I can't find any documentation on what ...
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Is it possible to use Juju on MAAS nodes not connected to Internet?

At present I'm testing Ubuntu Juju with MAAS nodes, on a 12.04 server. For this I'm using Virtual Boxes. Actually, I am wondering if it possible to deploy Juju charms on MAAS nodes which does not ...
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What are the steps to deploy OpenStack in a VM using juju?

I'm looking for a guide to deploy OpenStack (all in one) in a small VM (2 cores, 2GB ram) for development purposes, as well as for learning the juju process. What environment should I choose? ...
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How to add new network card to MAAS distro

I am using Ubuntu 12.04LTS with MAAS. New computers I have bought have Intel I210/211 series network cards. Support for this card is not included in the 12.04LTS distro. I also have some Mellanox ...
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Allow loop mounting files inside LXC containers?

I'm trying to set up a MaaS server inside an LXC container. When I import the PXE files, it needs to be able to mount loop devices. I have set the following options in the container config file to ...
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MAAS/Juju architecture and issues

I recently deployed a MAAS/Juju environment based on a six nodes cluster, using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, to run a "proof of concept". I could appreciate how interesting the architecture is, and I'd like to ...
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Juju unable to remove relation

I am trying to remove and re add the relation between openstack-dashboard and the identity service. I have 2 units of the dashboard service and I have made an HA cluster out of it, and also I have 2 ...
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Maas node incorrect login incorrect?

I successfully booted my VM from network through PXE but I can't use my log in username and password to login. Also, it changed to ubuntu login to node login. What should I do?
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Why is Juju unable to connect to environment?

I can bootstrap but I can't see the juju status. Error details: no instances found This shows up when i juju --debug --show-log and I bootstrap MAAS but it shows environment is already ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Server + MAAS : Pb to import boot images

Before I try to install an Ubuntu MAAS server on a real machines and add 1 or 2 nodes, I wanted to test the (Ubuntu 13.10 + MAAS + Juju + OpenStack) solution with 2-3 VMware virtual machines (under ...
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Unable to uninstall maas completely

I'm not able to uninstall MAAS sudo apt-get purge maas ; sudo apt-get autoremove Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package 'maas' is not ...
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Error while Entering API key in Ubuntu

Hi I have newly installed MAAS on ubuntu 12.04 while creating profile for web console of MAAS i get error message as "mass-cli: Command not found" which should be working as described in below link ...
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jitsu throws import error - can't figure out why

juju already installed and running with juju-gui on my MAAS local cloud. can't figure why jitsu can't start: root@maas:~# jitsu Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/jitsu", line 23, in ...
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wrong version python-django-maas

I'm trying to install MaaS with Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS (server). I added extra repos, as suggested in https://juju.ubuntu.com/install/ and http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/cloud-archive-instructions. ...
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not able to upgrade maas to 1.4?

I am running ubuntu 13.04 LTS, and maas version runnung is maas 1.3+bzr1470+dfsg-0+1474+175~ppa0~ubuntu13.04.1, so i'm trying to upgrade it to mass 1.4 but its failing, sam@xsmaas01:~$ sudo apt-get ...
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` ERROR could not access file 'provider-state'` when bootstrapping

I tried to bootstrap juju but this error shown below keep coming up. ERROR could not access file 'provider-state': Get http://X.X.X.138/MAAS/api/1.0/files/provider-state/: dial tcp X.X.X.138:80: no ...
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How do I set up a single Hard drive as a node on my MAAS server?

I just set up a MAAS server and have hard drives within the physical server that I want to configure as nodes. How do I add them either through web interface or manually via the command line?
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JUJU and ERROR environment has no access-key or secret-key

following the official guide: [1]https://juju.ubuntu.com/docs/config-maas.html and considered that I've generated the ssh key (added it to UI of MAAS) and the API key, my environments.yaml file ...
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Juju remove units stuck in dying state so I can start over?

I have machines running on MaaS using Juju. Some of them failed to deploy because a hook didn't run because of an (invalid) setting I set in the config. In the Jju UI, I tried marking them as ...
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Reset MAAS after loosing Juju configuration?

I managed to delete my Juju client cofiguration without running a juju destroy-environment first, leaving my MaaS in a state where I could not deploy to it. I would get the following (conflicting) ...
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Juju deploy of Charm (Mysql) in MAAS provider failing after successful bootstrap. Juju status stuck in “Pending” state

I have setup a MAAS environment and using Juju to deploy services. I followed the simple juju tutorial of trying to deploy Mysql and Wordpress. The bootstrap node has come up fine without any errors. ...
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Juju/MAAS in vSphere to test OpenStack

I have the below setup in my lab vSphere to test Openstack deployment with juju. MAAS server vm have 2 interfaces [ one have internet access using proxy and another internal 192.168 n/w for dhcp and ...
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MAAS - UBUNTU 12.04.3 - ADD NODE BUT WITH ERROR

yesterday I've installed a MAAS service on an Ubuntu 12.04.3 Lts Server Edition, the all installation was right the only error I received was when I added a node. The node has been added to MAAS but ...
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To use PPA on 12.04 LTS Cloud Image

In a earlier post I had asked the question of why juju and MAAS wasn't working and outlined all of the steps. When using the 12.04 LTS cloud image should I still need to add the PPA for juju and ...
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Juju didn't configure rabbitmq for openstack?

I have installed ubuntu Openstack HA with juju with all 24 servers. But my openstack is not working at all. On dashboard on every page I get errors saying "could not retrieve usage information", ...
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Step by Step Install of MAAS and JUJU

I am working on understanding the pieces that I am missing in being able to deploy Juju across the other MAAS nodes. I don't know If I have a step out of place, or missing a few. The MaaS server ...
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Can MaaS Cluster Controller be on a VM

I have limited number of servers and since it is a small setup it would be a waste to have a server dedicated to the cluster controller. I was wondering if it can be installed on a VM on my laptop so ...
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How to deploy multiple juju services on the same server with MaaS

I have 6 services that I need to deploy with 5 physical servers. Would it be ok to deploy juju gui with haproxy? How would you deploy multiple services to one server. I saw some documentation for ...
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Is there a way to set the MAAS password via a preseed?

As has been asked before (here and here) I need to set a password during commissioning for my nodes. I realize that ssh keys are set (and I have one) but I need to log in to the node directly as ...
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MaaS dhcp cannot be detected at node installation

I am installing a MaaS Ubuntu 12.04 by ISO with virtualbox as the host machine. I have a problem on the cluster management during the process of adding the node. The node cannot detect the dhcp ...
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Can MAAS install non-ubuntu operating system

Can I use MAAS to install a heterogeneous cluster, where some nodes run Ubuntu and others run other operating systems? If so, is there a list of supporting operating systems or a guide on how to ...
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Maas out of sync with lshw

I created a maas tag with $ maas-cli maas tags new name='5-disks' comment='A machine that has at least 5 hard disks' definition='count(//node[starts-with(@id,"disk") and @class="disk"]) >= 5' ...
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Build And Host my web application on my own private cloud

I have made a private cloud using ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have a maas main server. On that server, I want to host my web application written with java, tomcat and mysql. My maas main server ip address is ...
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Region controller does not know whether any boot images have been imported

update: With help from Canonical I was able to figure out something. The maas-import-pxe-files is getting stuck when downloading ephemeral images from ubuntu. I isolated the following: wget -v ...
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Migration from generic OpenStack to Ubuntu Openstack

Does anyone have experience and advice in migrating from a generic OpenStack cloud to one based on Ubuntu tools (including MAAS, Juju, Landscape, etc)? We are hitting the limit on our install, and ...
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Problem with IP Openstack MAAS

So i'm using Ubuntu Server 12.04LTS and MAAS with JuJu OpenStack Folsom. I'm already have one problem with Nova Network. When i using Quantum Gateway in Quotas show me fixed IP -1. What's the problem? ...
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virtualbox, MAAS: help needed

Ok, I made some progress wrt the original question (still below). I found /etc/maas/dhcpd.conf contained option domain-name-servers 10.0.3.15, and changed it to 192.168.0.11. After restarting the ...
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Problem with upload images openstack

I'm working with MAAS and juju. And I use 6 nodes for Openstack. Everything goes good! But when I try to upload ubuntu-cloud-image there are errors. Thu Sep 26 09:43:43 UTC 2013: ====== extracting ...
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juju credential error masage

Please check your credentials or use 'juju bootstrap' to create a new environment. Error details: no reachable servers. Error: Unable to connect to environment "maas". Please check your credentials ...
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Set up nodes for Ubuntu cloud 12.04 [closed]

I am trying to setup ubuntu cloud infrastructure using MAAS and Juju. However, I cannot get past the commissioning step of node addition. I have added all the node MAC id. The nodes are connected to ...
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juju can not reach servers

I installed maas server and juju client tools, but when I try to run any deploy command or run juju status I get these error messages: Please check your credentials or use 'juju bootstrap' to create ...
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Should MaaS and Juju get installed on one of my servers or on a client system?

I've been struggling with MaaS and Juju slightly. I have two servers that I want to use as nodes, but I am unsure of where to install MaaS and Juju. Do they get installed on one of my two servers? ...
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Scaled down Openstack Grizzly installation with Juju and Maas

I would like to test Openstack Grizzly deployment in the similar way described in How can I install Openstack Grizzly using Juju and MAAS? with a limited number of servers, leveraging on Virtual-Maas ...
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Infiniband + Maas?

I'm looking at setting up an HPC based on Mellanox Infiniband rather than Ethernet. Because I have many nodes to manage, I was looking at trying something new, like MAAS. I know Infiniband cards ...
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How do I use MAAS custom commissioning scripts?

I am attempting to use a custom MAAS commissioning script to perform custom operations on my MAAS cluster. When do these scripts run? How should they be named? Do they need to be in a particular ...
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MAAS with external DHCP TFTP time out

I'm trying to get MAAS up and running, and I've installed the control node without maas-dhcp or maas-dns since I already have another DHCP server. I've set up the next-server attribute in my DHCP ...
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juju error: hook failed: “config-changed”

I am deploying ha ha cluster for keystone, cluter is up and both units are showing agent state "Started" but one unit is showing error as "error: hook failed: "config-changed" I sshed to that unit and ...
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Not able to destroy service as agent-state is down

I am unable to destroy service as on of the unit agent says its down. I see that this bug has been fixed as stated here unit destruction depends on unit agents But I am not getting whats the solution ...
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Does a MaaS region or Cluster controller going down mean the provisioned servers go down or only that new servers will not be provisioned?

This is a followup question to my previous question. I'm trying to understand the implications if a region or cluster controller goes down. So, does a MaaS region or Cluster controller going down ...