MAAS is a provisioning system for Ubuntu Server, it stands for Metal-as-a-Service. It is designed for people who need to deploy many servers quickly.

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MAAS nodes hung at commisioning

Got another machine up and running 12.04. All three of these machines have different cpu a dell amd64,hp intel, and MX-3203 VIA. I have a copy of maas and a desktop in all three. No matter which way ...
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Can't add images on MAAS cloud

I have been following this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuCloudInfrastructure#Deploying_Ubuntu_Cloud_Infrastructure_with_Juju Everything goes well until almost end of guide is ...
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Is one node + MAAS possible? [closed]

Presently I have two machines wanting to join a private cloud an hp i386 & dell amd64. Installing the MAAS in the dell and attempting to add the hp as a node yields Unable to create Node: ...
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MaaS Enlistment through 12.04 installation CD fails

I am trying to enroll my nodes in my MaaS cluster. I am doing this by booting them from the 12.04 installation CD, and choosing the MAAS installation option. I'm only trying to set up one node right ...
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MAAS post installation problem. Internal server problem

I wanted to try MAAS out so I installed the server in VirtualBox VM. After installation completion, nothing seemed to happen. I got "Internal server problem" when I tried accessing ...
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Installing a DHCP Server in a MaaS server installation? [closed]

I have a Maas server installed from the Ubuntu 12.04 installation CD. The docs mention installing the maas-dhcp server. I tried to do this, but I cannot install it, it looks like this package is ...
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How do I modify the pxe config in MAAS?

I'm using MAAS, during the commissioning step, I have full error on the screen timeout: killing /sbin/modprobe -bv pci I investigated a little and apparently it's an acpi issue. So I tried to ...
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Architecture diagram explaining the Ubuntu Cloud Infrastructure with MAAS / Openstack architecture?

I'm interested in Ubuntu Cloud Infrastructure with MAAS (based on Openstack from what I understand) but cannot find any architecture diagram which gives an overview of how MAAS works. The case is ...
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MAAS node install shutdown error when installing from CD-ROM

I am trying out the new MAAS tool on my laptop and have installed the MAAS server in a VirtualBox VM. Since the PXE boot option is not working for me in a virtualized enviornment I tried to install a ...
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“Unable to create Node: timed out” error when creating node in MAAS

I am trying out the new MAAS tool on my laptop and have installed the MAAS server in a VirtualBox VM. I want to try adding nodes so I created a couple of VMs in VirtualBox that boot from the network ...
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How do I add different packages to MAAS clients on installation?

I would like to modify the images that are included in MAAS so that I can install laptops and desktops with it instead of the normal cloud images.
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How do I reset my MAAS username/password?

I've set up MAAS but forgot the username and password, how can I reset it?
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Where can I find more documentation on building an Ubuntu-based cloud infrastructure?

I've been reading: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuCloudInfrastructure It's fascinating stuff, but documentation seems a bit sparse. Where I work, we have this aging, clunky VMWare ESXi setup ...