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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How should I setup MAAS so that it can be used by the Canonical OpenStack Autopilot?

The Ubuntu OpenStack Autopilot deploys an OpenStack cloud using Juju, MAAS and Landscape. It requires an existing MAAS server. How should I install and configure this server? What are its networking ...
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Landscape autopilot installation problem

I have tried for several times installing landscape openstack using autopilot. But I'm receiving errors with the last two steps in installing region on cloud (configure availability zones and neutron ...
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maas nova-compute, agent-state: pending

I am trying to deploy an OpenStack cluster using maas and juju. All has gone according to plan after a few fits and starts. However, deploying nova-compute seem to hang in the pending stage ...
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Install ubuntu on maas

I have several machines and I want to create maas on them, create 1 vm on this maas and install ubuntu on it. I want this vm to use power of all nodes. I couldn't find how to do this. Can I do it, and ...
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How do I configure Sentry Switch CDU power control for MAAS?

I'm working with MAAS. I have been able to get IPMI and Wake On Lan to power on nodes. For some nodes that do not support Wake On Lan and also do not have IPMI, I have a Server Technology Sentry ...
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installing the canonical version of openstack

I have been working through setting up my servers for openstack http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-ubuntu-openstack and I am trying to configure the second NIC. I receive this error in my ...
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Juju charms are not allocating nodes to root

I have 1 bootstrap node and 3 nodes on 'Ready' state. I deployed wordpress and mysql and added a relation, nothing happened. As for juju environment I am using MAAS. Please help! juju status ...
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MAAS cluster out of sync

I have another issue with MAAS. One after the other... Setting up a second cluster I reached the step of syncing images. Download seems to work fine but cluster stays pathetically Out-of-Sync in the ...
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What are the requirements for MAAS and OpenStack?

What is the minimum number of computers needed to install MAAS and OpenStack? Also, what are the hardware requirements for all nodes with OpenStack?
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Landscape's Openstack deployment fails at Configure Availability Zones

Using the current Landscape's “OpenStack Beta” option to deploy OpenStack on my MAAS setup. I get to 98% completion, with 1 failure on “Configure availability zones”. My settings utilized KVM, Open ...
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Sync Image Error on MAAS Cluster

I have Ubuntu 14.10 and MAAS 1.7 When it tries to sync images it returns this error: maas.boot_image_download_service: [ERROR] Failed to download images: urlopen error [Errno -2] Name or service ...
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Why can't MAAS VM Node Commission properly

My issue appears to be with the MAAS Proxy. I used Ian Zoratti's VirtualBox extensions link to his GitHub site so that the MAAS Cluster Controller is able to start up the VM properly and pushes the ...
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Cannot bootstrap on MAAS due to invalid information for a node

Hello I have trying to bootstrap maas but when I do, I got this error ERROR failed to bootstrap environment: cannot start bootstrap instance: getInstanceNetworkInterfaces failed: invalid hardware ...
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Maas with juju - login nodes

I have a ubuntu server 14.04 with maas and juju, did juju bootstrap and it only bootstrapped 1 node although I have 2 nodes. Then the default login is ubuntu for nodes, but it comes with a password ...
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MAAS Network and NAT

Here is the case: 1) I have a public network connected to internet LAN #1 2) I have another private network for MAAS and its DHCP and DNS , LAN #2 3) For internet connection i need to enable NAT ...
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Installing Landscape and launch the OpenStack Autopilot

Try Installing The Canonical Distribution of Ubuntu Open Stack but stuck on step 4. Setup Landscape and launch the OpenStack Autopilot, it always fails. Attached is the output of ...
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How to correctly configure nova-compute to use FlatDHCPManager

I am trying to deploy Openstack using FlatDHCPManager. I am using MAAS+Juju to deploy all of my nodes (HP Moonshot) running trusty. I want eth1 to be the public interface. Here are the relevant ...
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juju deploy ceph 'hook failed: “mon-relation-changed”'

I am running ubuntu 14.04.1 with juju 1.21.3 and deployed ceph to a machine with Intel Virtualization turned off in the bios. It failed with hook failed: "mon-relation-changed". I rebooted the machine ...
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Landscape GUI failed to start after a reboot

I installed Openstack with Ubuntu's Autopilot (openstack-install), and after some fighting, and a lot of help from Ubuntu people, was working fine. Today I needed to reboot everything, and after the ...
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when using fathpath installer it only enables eth0 while we use eth1

when we use fasthpath installer in maas commissioning and enlisting goes without trouble via eth1 eht1 is is connect to our vlan with maas dhcp but when using fasthpath installer when starting the ...
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Juju failed to bootstrap environment

I have MAAS running on a virtual machine( ubuntu server 14.04) and Juju running on a virtual machine ( ubuntu desktop 14.04 ). I have 4 nodes on ready state and with power type virsh. But when I try ...
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Juju - Bootstrap failed

I am having bootstrap failed in juju, I used the juju-quickstart -i and I am using MAAS as the environment. I don't know why is this happening since I have all the nodes working and I took some ...
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MAAS option not appearing in the quickstart menu

I have a problem with the quickstart of juju. When I do juju-quickstart -i, it doesn't appear MAAS as a environment.
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different between new status and commissiong status on MaaS

Why after to have added the vnode on MaaS its IP address is showed on MaaS UI and after the commissioning its IP address is not present? and MaaS suggests me to use an adequately DHCP server? ...
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Where do I install the Juju client?

I have a newbie question about juju. Where should I install it ? In the MAAS server, in one of nodes or in the ubuntu desktop?
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What does it mean to acquire a node, commission, or release?

I installed MAAS after a week of struggling with undocumented cases, such as the power on (using etherwake) action. Now I'm struggling with these actions: commission node acquire node release node ...
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How do I use MAAS to deploy CentOS images?

Can anyone point to the the right direction to deploy CentOS images with MAAS? I found a command to upload images but end to end deployment is quite obscure. There seems to be a gap in the ...
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Step 10 of Canonical Distribution - Ubuntu OpenStack “Problem to install OpenStack Autopilot via Landscape”

I'm tring to complete all steps to have a Canonical Distribution installed on my virtual lab, the problem about the second network interface it's has been resolved adding a second vnet on a vnode ...
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Login credentials for nodes in MaaS node list after obtaining deployed state

I have a total of three machines. I have installed MaaS in one of my machines and the other two machines were added to the MaaS nodes list and kept in ready state. When I run the fourth step given in ...
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Step 4 of Canonical Distribution of Ubuntu OpenStack is taking too much time [duplicate]

I have a total of three machines. I have installed MaaS in one of my machines and the other two machines were added to the MaaS nodes list and kept in ready state. When I run the fourth step given in ...
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Can't commission node in MAAS due to “Failed to power on node” error

I have three nodes in my Maas, but when I select commission nodes it displays error: ERROR Tue, 10 Feb. 2015 11:33:08 Failed to power on node — Timeout after 7 tries WARNING Tue, 10 Feb. 2015 ...
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How to get Landscape running on MAAS on Ubuntu OrangeBox?

We have purchased several Ubuntu OrangeBoxes, and are trying to get a prototype environment running, but it's proving to be difficult as there is very little documentation or contact points available ...
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Strange behaviour observed on Ubuntu MAAS Juju server

Sorry for the wall of text. I have observed some pretty strange behaviour in Juju and our Ubuntu MAAS OpenStack over the last couple of weeks, seemingly totally out of the blue (I was out of the ...
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Maas Check Power State - Error: Unknown power_type 'ether_wake'

I have etherwake installed and Maas can use it to power on the nodes, but it can't shut them down and the "Check power state" button yields the error: Error: Unknown power_type 'ether_wake'. Am I ...
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How to backup MAAS 1.5.4 before upgrading to 1.7.1

I am planning to Upgrade to 1.7.1 from 1.5.4 MAAS. Before I do that I want to make sure I have a restore plan. How do I back up MAAS 1.5.4 in case I want to revert back? Current version: 1.5.4. ...
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Upgrading MAAS from 1.5.4 to 1.7.0 or latest on ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to upgrade MAAS from 1.5.4 to maas 1.7.0. Not sure about the steps to follow. And which versions of maas are supported by ubuntu 14.04 currently runnuing Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
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How to configure a conceptronic (C100S8) switch for Maas?

I thought I had an issue with network configuration, but it turns out I didn't (previous question). The problem is with my switch. As stated in Maas 1.5 doc there are some issues with STP on certain ...
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how to query maas API with curl

I am trying to figure out how to query the MAAS server using curl. I am starting to experiment with CLI query so that I may build a python script for remote command and query without having to use ...
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Connect cluster controller to the region controller (MaaS)

I'm trying to build a MaaS cluster and this is what I've done so far: Region Controller install ubuntu 14.10 configure interfaces configure dns apt update apt upgrade apt install ...
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OpenStack deployment with MAAS, Juju and Autopilot

I have a problema with my cluster installation. I intend to install OpenStack on my ready set of machines, where each one has 2 NIC and 2 hard disks. I installed the MAAS controller and Juju on a ...
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Ubuntu MAAS with Juju

I have a doubt about juju. Do we have to install Juju on the ubuntu server or ubuntu desktop? Thanks in advance.
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can't bootstrap in Landscape OpenStack Autopilot

I use MAAS to make landscape openstack outopilot. I use sudo openstack-install but failed. This is my commands.log INFO • 01-28 11:21:33 [LINE:156, FUNC:<module>] • cloudinstall • cloud-install ...
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juju deploy ceph hangs in pending in maas environment

I have ubuntu 14.04.1 with maas 1.7.1 rc4 and juju 1.20.14. My client machine is commissioned and deployed. I can ssh ubuntu@cl1stn2.maas and I can juju ssh 1 successfully. I did "juju deploy ...
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Node Enlistment for the Canonical Distribution of Ubuntu Openstack

After following the Canonical Distribution of Ubuntu Openstack Guide and the more indepth installation guide, I have single functioning node which is both my region controller and a cluster controller ...
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Installing Ubuntu Openstack unable to add hardware

I'm following the "Installing Ubuntu Openstack" insructions and stuck at step #9. I have 8 servers commissioned and in the "Ready" state. The checklist is all green in Landscape, but there is nothing ...
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Problem with Checklist status on Landscape in Ubuntu Openstack - Canonical Distribution

I've completed almost all steps about the installation of Canonical Distribution realized it on an Virtual Environment. At the end the procedure I see Landscape Dashboard deployed of Juju. This is ...
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juju bundle deploy in one machine in LXC?

Hi So far i have developed juju charm bundle which contains three charms.I have Two Questions (Q1) And i need to deploy juju charm bundle in one machine in LXC. i have three charms and normally when i ...
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Does there exist a way within the context of MAAS to specify which disk shows up as sda when provisioning nodes with multiple disks?

I am looking for a method by which I can specify the disk elected to be sda on enlisted MAAS nodes with multiple disks when they undergo commissioning, OR a method to specify which disk of those found ...
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SSH error when using putty to access MaaS nodes

Essentially I can not log into the nodes provisioned with MaaS via putty or teraterm without first providing an RSA key from the MaaS server. Juju works just fine as it resides on the host server... ...
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How to install OpenStack/Eucalyptus on AWS using EC2 instances

I would like to build a private cloud platform on AWS using either Openstack or Eucalyptus, but don't have a lot of experience in neither. How should I proceed?