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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After reboot allocated node gets commissioned again

si had set up a maas with juju and deployed Openstack into it for testing. During my vacation i shut down all computers. Afterwards i started at first the maas server, then the node where juju was ...
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juju error: certificate expired/not-valid

On Ubuntu 14.04, I'm seeing below errors in juju machine log after deploying a juju charm for nova-compute : 2014-08-18 06:50:42 ERROR juju apiclient.go:119 state/api: websocket.Dial ...
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What is the best way to enable more than one network interface in a preseed (trusty)?

I need to enable both network interfaces on nodes that I deploy using MAAS. What is the recommended way to do that. Right now, only a single interface (eth0) is getting enabled. Do I modify the ...
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customizing the maas curtin (fastpath) preseed install

I've been trying, unsuccessfully, to find documentation/examples on how to customize various things using the fastpath installer. This document gives a high-level overview. A more practical example ...
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How to determine the IPs of other components while deploying a charm on nova-compute?

I am writing a custom charm that is installed on the nova-compute. D uring the installation, I need to configure some OS files with the information of OS controller, cinder, neutron gateway etc. ...
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Connect VM directly to external network in openstack

I have installed openstack using MaaS and JuJu on Ubuntu 14.04 machines. I am using Neutron openstack for networking which is installed on a VM. I can assign a floating IP to VM and ping it. However ...
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Is there any reference or material about the preseed file of MaaS Fast Installer?

These days, I have tried to assign IP address to a node using the fast path installer (curtin). In automatic installation procedure, we can assign a ip address to the primary network interface using ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 MAAS TFTP config file location?

So I have been dipping my toes into the awesomeness that is MAAS, but I am running into trouble. Background: I am trying to set up a MAAS/Juju test cluster using Virtualbox VMs on a Windows desktop. ...
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Node in MAAS not waking up on LAN

I am trying to add nodes in MAAS cluster. I setup MAAS Server in VM using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I completed the post-install tasks like installing MAAS, configure network, DHCP-DNS, creating logins, ...
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Creating custom images for MAAS install

I am trying to deploy a Juju charm which requires an updated 3.11 kernel on Ubuntu 12.04. Since kernel update requires a reboot, I'm thinking of creating a custom image which has the updated kernel. ...
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can't find the maas file on my system /usr/share/maas/maas/urls.py

I don't know where i have gone wrong while installing maas.I can't access the maas webpage from my host browser.I checked for errors. apache2 is running,my hostname is correct but i couldn't find the ...
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Can't seem to add node to maas w/o PXE

Is there any way of installing MAAS on a already up and running Ubuntu server 14.04 (e.g. install MAAS, add the MAC address, configure and so forth)?
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MaaS distributes new ip on every reboot

I have a working installation of MaaS in Version 1.5 on Trusty. I've deployed a juju bootstrap node already through it and have some 15 other physical machines in ready state. I've successfully ...
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Maas cannot power control virsh node

Maas is not able to power-control vm-nodes. If i try to commission a declared vm node with the power settings: Power address: qemu+ssh://ubuntu@192.168.25.14/system Power id: vm1 the node does not ...
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Upgrade MaaS from 1.5 to 1.6 on a running installation

Is it possible to upgrade an exsisting MaaS installation from 1.5 to 1.6 on 14.04? Is there a PPA for this? I'm currently running 1.5 on trusty. I've 16 nodes in the rack so far registered in MaaS, ...
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apt-get update tries to download uncompressed Packages file

I am using a physical server right now. I have installed MAAS and cannot use the apt-get function at all. When I type sudo apt-get update I get a long string with some things updating and most things ...
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juju bootstrap ssh no route

the problem is based on the context of VirtualBox, they are set on 3 virtual machines whose nodes are associated with a cluster controller, however when it completes the execution of "juju bootstrap" ...
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Is there a way to statically map MAC addresses to IP addresses for machines in MAAS?

I have few (11) servers in MAAS that will be used for OpenStack deployment. I want to give specific IP addresses to specific nodes in the MAAS. Is there a way to map the MAC address to IP address so ...
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I cannot access the juju-gui even though I have installed it and it shows me service started

I cannot access the juju-gui even though I have installed it and it shows me service started. I have installed it on the same maas server. It shows me agent state: started. The public address given ...
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How can I configure multiple MaaS environments for juju?

i've realized a vMaaS with 3 vnodes where i deployed juju-gui (node1) and openstack in the other 2 nodes (node2,node3). These last ones at moment are in ready status on vMaaS. Then i've added other ...
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how to create a Backdoor (add a login) to ephemeral images

Can anyone tell me, if this is a script that needs to be created or are these commands that need to be entered? Now, I do know that some are commands. I have no idea what the rest are. And do I enter ...
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I can't reach a allocated MAAS node through ssh

I'd like to reach a MAAS node through ssh. When I installed the ubuntu 14.04 using the fast installer, ip address was not assigned to the MAAS node. So it is not reachable. "Route Info Failed" ...
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Wake on LAN with MAAS stuck in commissioning (does not turn on the machine)

I have a MAAS cluster controller with two NIC (eth0 - 193.51.236.0/24 - connected to public network and p1p1 - 192.168.0.0/24 - used for private MAAS nodes). I use 5 physical machines HP compaq 6000 ...
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Problems with Ceph installation in Juju deployed OpenStack environment

We are running in to an issue setting up ceph to be used as backend for cinder using the charms. Our environment consists of OpenStack icehouse on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty). Most of the documents on ceph ...
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ip forwarding set up so the nodes can get to the internet through your MAAS host?

how to set up ip forwarding, so the nodes can get to the internet through your MAAS host? although my setup runs maas, commissions servers, turns nodes on and off, nodes are at ready state. i have a ...
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How add a network printer with command line to Ubuntu 14.04

Description: In MAAS i need a node with a network printer , so I need some command to add in JUJU install to add network printer . If there is a solution let me know. Thanks
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error during the import of the files for MaaS with its stable release via ppa

after I've added the stable release of Maas via ppa on my Ubuntu 14.04lts Svr and made the upgrade, during the import of its images file using the command: $: sudo maas-import-pxe-files I've ...
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MAAS network configuration error and issue

I have tried a couple times to get MAAS up and running and the issues seems to be incorrect network configuration. I have a server with 2 net ports. EM1 is the network for MAAS and the servers that ...
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Deploy ubuntu with MAAS fails

I have a problem with the Ubuntu deploying with MAAS. I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a KVM virtual machine. The boot with pxe works, I see the login prompt during the deploying, the server connect ...
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deploying charms using juju fails with tcp connection timed out

Environment: juju bootstrapped environment with MAAS [ Juju 1.19.x] Connected to internet: wget https://store.juju.ubuntu.com/charm-info?charms=cs%3Atrusty%2Fjuju-gui-3 works with the charm ...
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juju bootstrap using maas unable to ssh into nodes

Trusty : 14.04 Trying to bootstrap JUJU using maas environment using juju -v --debug bootstrap -e maas but the process gets stuck in the lines shown below and finally times out. My maas nodes are in ...
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When I try to add a new node to MAAS, does the node need a physical internet connection?

I have two networks: For local and internet connection For MAAS Network as a private network Here are my questions: When I try to add a new node to MAAS, does the node need a physical ...
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MAAS/juju not cleaning up nodes

I've been playing with MAAS and juju (using 14.04 LTS) for the first time and have a single node in my cluster which PXE boots fine via WOL when I do a juju bootstrap. I'm having an issue where after ...
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MAAS / Juju bootstrap - node installation via PXE loops at partitioner step

I am trying to setup a MAAS / Juju / Openstack environment. Currently I've installed Juju on the MAAS server and am trying to run the juju bootstrap command. In the terminal I can see (using -v) ...
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MAAS JUJU cloud-init-nonet waiting for network device

I have a node that has successfully been commissioned into a MAAS pool, i.e., got Declared->Commissioned->Ready. After it got to Ready state, I issued juju add-machine to put it in Allocated state; ...
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what is maas exactly?

i'm quite a newb on this subject and this is my first attempt. I could't find much documentation about what MAAS is exactly. I made my own MAAS server and 1 node is now added and allocated. SSH works ...
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What does “LDS” stand for in the openstack reference implementation?

Looking on this page, I see "LDS" mentioned. http://www.ubuntu.com/cloud/ubuntu-openstack/reference-architecture Go to the "Services Virtualized High Availability" tab, and look at the virtualized ...
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Can Ping but Cannot SSH to Openstack VM Instance

Have a multi-node MAAS-JUJU-Openstack setup, i.e., nova-cloud-controller, nova-compute, and quantum/neutron gateway are on separate hosts. In this setup, MAAS and openstack share 10.0.0.0/24 as their ...
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error during the Installation of maas-region-controller on a clear Ubuntu 14.04lts base server

I've tried to install the MaaS Region Controller via stable ppa on a clear ubuntu 14.04lts server using the command sudo apt-get install maas-region-controller but during the installation receive ...
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Adding two single Cluster Controller to a MaaS Region Controller

I'd like to realize an infrastructure using Ubuntu 14.04Lts like this: 1 Region Controller (RC), Ubuntu 14.04 Server Edition 2 Cluster Controller(CC), Ubuntu 14.04 Server Edition MaaS has been ...
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Openstack Neutron - Cannot Access Tenant Router Gateway

Using cs:trusty/quantum-gateway-2, cs:trusty/nova-cloud-controller-40 and cs:trusty/nova-compute-2, while following Neutron setup as delineated in ...
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Where can I find a log or see the progress of importing images in MAAS?

It seems like you tell it to import boot images and then just wait blind for a few hours. Where can you find a log of what it is doing, or get the current progress (and if it has errors and quits, see ...
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problem with login node on maas via ssh

I've a problem with the login on nodes via ssh. After I've installed MaaS, added the ssh key on MaaS,added 2 nodes, made them in ready and then in allocated status, activated the power on using ...
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Ubuntu MAAS DHCP working DNS Not working

I setup Ubuntu 14.04 MAAS on one server. I setup interface to manage DHCP and DNS via the Cluster interface. DHCP is working. But, DNS is not! When I try to add another node, it is doing PXE boot, ...
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Add Nodes to MAAS for JUJU Bundle

This question is similar to Can juju add-machine be used to prepare a machine for service deployment?, with some differences; however. I am trying to find the fastest way of deploying juju bundles on ...
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MAAS and Openstack Network

Trying to figure out the best way for openstack and MAAS networks to co-exist. Assuming MAAS used 10.0.0.0/24 for provisioning of various openstack nodes, once openstack, with quantum, is deployed ...
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MAAS: Unable to start “Commisioned” nodes

I am having problems while trying to start my first node using KVM (QEMU 2.0.0) and MAAS. Automatic detection worked fine, and during the commission (virtual machine window) I get errors such as: ...
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Juju Openstack bundle: Can't launch an instance

Deployed bundle:~makyo/openstack/2/openstack, on top of 7 physical boxes and 3 virtual ones. After changing vip_iface strings to point to right devices, e.g., br0 instead of eth0, and defining ...
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MAAS DHCP Server Setup, PXE TO1 TFTP File Not Found

I am setting Ubuntu 14.04 MAAS Cluoud. I have setup the region and cluster controller. For some reason, MAAS was not running DHCP even though (1) maas-dhcp and maas-dns were installed, and (2) Added a ...
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Cannot bootstrap due to “maas” environment not found

I would like to test MAAS + JUJU + OpenStack (I followed the documentation on maas.ubuntu.org) I already made a test environment: 1 MAAS server wich will also run JuJu 10 KVM servers for Openstack ...