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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Understanding what a MAAS cluster can do and cant do

I have a cluster of 8 machines. One of the machine has 2 NICs with one connecting to the internet and the other connecting to a switch. The remaining 7 machines all have only 1 NIC each connected to ...
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MaaS DHCP node requesting wrong address

I'm having the exact issue identified in MaaS DHCP issue on 14.04 . The dhcprequest from the booted image is from the subnet that was originally used the first time that I built the maas server. I ...
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Installing Ubuntu OpenStack: The Canonical distribution” failed : problem with juju bootstrap

We are trying to setup the cloud using ubuntu server 14.04. We have deployed MAAS successfully on machine that have two NIC cards. Also added images to MAAS. The another node is also booted using PXE ...
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MAAS - UI has only Nodes link and nodes stuck in commissioning status - maas in vagrant box

I want to install a maas server and a test server using vagrant with virtual box as provider and want to use the maas to do the power cycle for the test server. I have installed ubuntu MAAS in a ...
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cloudinstall.config.ConfigException: Unable to load environments file. Is juju bootstrapped

I'm trying to install openstack using autopilot after run sudo openstack-install fill the information landscapecreds: admin_email: email@emai.com admin_name: admin maas_apikey: ...
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Installation procedure of MAAS and JUJU to deploy Openstack

Could you please help me out in deploying the OpenStack on MAAS using Juju. The procedures in this forum wasn't that helpful but. Could someone please post the exact procedure to get the OpenStack up ...
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Using MAAS to deploy graphical shell on office workstations

Would it be possible to deploy desktop images to my office workstations from MAAS? I would like to see a scenario in which the workstations have a graphical shell and some PXE boot KVM instances ...
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Openstack-install juju bootstrap error [on hold]

I am attempting to setup an Openstack cloud via Ubuntu's instructions. My MAAS server is up and running with my equipment properly checked in. When I run sudo openstack-install with "Landscape ...
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maas-cli login always returns 403 Forbidden

I have a test setup running with a MaaS Server, a JuJu Server and a number of Nodes in the MaaS Cluster. After I reinstalled my MaaS Server (and subsequently the JuJu-Core Server) with Saucy instead ...
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Deploy Modified Ubuntu Using MAAS

Installed Intel's MSS-R6 on an Ubuntu box, which requires adding Intel's patches to the kernel. Now I would like to make a new image out of this and deploy it through MAAS. Came across this ...
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Storage property of deployed MAAS node report 0 disks

My controlnode is a hyper-v vm image running Trusty LTS with the maas maas-region-controller maas-cluster-control and juju that control 4 physical HP ProLiant DL360G5 nodes in a ready state. I ...
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How can I install MaaS 1.7.x to 14.04LTS?

I'm going back to 14.04 after running into issues with the vivid release. In vivid, I was able to select a 1.7 release of MaaS which allowed me to use the Debian installer. I don't seem to have the ...
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How to add a custom driver to MAAS boot image?

I'm having problem with Realtek network driver on my MAAS node, and I want to try inserting the network driver built using Realtek source (not the open source version). However, I can't find an easy ...
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In a MAAS/juju setup, is it possible to deploy multiple charms (eg. mysql and wordpress) on one single MAAS node?

Well the headline basically says it all. I have a small testing environment running, and this question pops up. Not all charms need a whole node for them selves. Is it possible for me to deploy both ...
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Canonical openstack deployment, an issue with JuJU

I'm deploying canonical openstack in my lab environment on following topology: -------------- MAAS + DHCP VM -------------- |-Switch-| |_ Server 1 |_ Server 2 |_ Server ...
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Why arn't LXC instances registered in MAAS DNS?

Using the machine tab of the juju-gui charm, I can add LXC instances without deployed charms on them. I'm not confident enough with the idea, that on a high abstract level of a machine, there is any ...
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MAAS doesn't auto register MAC address

I've been playing around with a Intel NUC running as maas, and it all seems to be working fine. I've registered 2 different laptops on MAAS and each time I register it doesn't pick up the MAC address ...
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Wordpress deployed with JUJU using LXC fail

When I deploy the wordpress and mysql charms with juju on my maas controller like so: juju deploy --to lxc:0 wordpress juju deploy --to lxc:0 mysql juju add-relation wordpress:db mysql:db --debug ...
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MAAS working but can't access JUJU gui?

I've got MAAS installed on Intel NUC and have so far registered two laptops with one being allocated and other showing as ready Getting to MAAS gui works fine but I can't seem to work out how to ...
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MAAS - Import PXE files - Not a gzipped file?

I'm currently trying to import boot images via the command line as via the gui just hangs When running the command 'maas-import-pxe-files' I get a IO error as shown below MAAS is running on a ...
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how to set two cluster controller to have a really cluster

After to have added two Cluster Controller to Region I'd like to know how is it possible to realize a very Cluster using both. For example setting the DHCP/DNS service on a Cluster how we can ...
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Error during installation via command line of MaaS Region Controller

I've tried to install the MaaS Region Controller via stable ppa on an Ubuntu 14.04lts Svr Edition clear, using the following commands as suggested from official guide $: sudo apt-get install ...
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MaaS automated provisioning of ESXi

Is there a way in MaaS to automate the provisioning of an ESXi bare metal host. Just like I want to be able to deploy Ubuntu/CentOS/Windows I would also like to be able to deploy ESXi and ...
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How can I configure MaaS on VIvid 15.04 to deploy older ubuntu releases?

I installed a fresh MaaS server using Vivid in order to hopefully get past some container issues I was having on Trusty. I now have a MaaS cluster that can only deploy Vivid instances. If I try to ...
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MAAS bootstrap ssh port 22: Connection refused

I am trying to bootstrap my first node but I am receiving: ssh: connect to host 192.168.30.41 port 22: Connection refused I configured an ssh key in MAAS preferences and I also tried the following ...
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MAAS 1.8 is missing any obvious way of using the Debian Installer

I recently updated my MAAS packages so that I am now on 1.8.0+bzr4001-0ubuntu2~trusty1. I subsequently wanted to add another node to my cluster, only to learn that there is no longer a button on the ...
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MaaS node status keep saying 'Commissioning'

I've just installed a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as MaaS controller on top of Virtual Box. I can successfully PXE boot a new node, but as far as I understand the node is supposed to shutdown after the PXE boot ...
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How to ask curtin to use GPT instead of MBR with MAAS?

I'm deploying AMD64 nodes with a 3TB first disk with MAAS but I only get a 2TB partition because curtin uses MBR instead of GPT for the partitioning.
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Change zone name for MAAS region/cluster controller

How safe would it be to change the zone name for the MAAS Region/Cluster controller with nodes already deployed and registered in MAAS DNS? Currently mine is set to default maas and I would like to ...
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How to install MaaS correctly in Ubuntu Server 14.04 Trusty and commit nodes

I have been trying to install MaaS on my laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 server. I installed maas with Mutiple server install with MAAS and its running fine. Then I imported pxe-boot images and currently ...
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MAAS remote cluster controller as name server

Following my success with the setup of a remote MAAS cluster controller (see Issue with MAAS cluster controller, installation fails) I have a problem with name servers. Basically the question is how ...
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Issue with MAAS cluster controller, installation fails

After many issues (refer to question Issue with MAAS cluster controller, no enlistment) I have a new problem. Basically after commissioning installation fails. I really do not know what is going on. ...
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MAAS - Not Importing boot images

I'm exipermenting with a local MAAS setup running on a Intel NUC - I've install MAAS running on ubuntu 14.04 which all seems to be ok but when I just try to import boot images via guy nothing happens ...
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Restarted MaaS cluster, systems unaccessable

I build a cluster with 14.04 LTS, MaaS and juju. We had a plant shutdown, so I shutdown the cluster using MaaS/Nodes I selected all, then in "Bulk Action" I selected "Stop Selected Nodes" and clicked ...
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Can MAAS be used for remote installation of desktop computers?

I know MAAS is intended for installing cluster nodes. But can MAAS be used for the install of desktop computers, or laptops? How to proceed?
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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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How do I deploy a point release such as 14.04.2 from MAAS?

I am using MAAS and using a NIC that requires a later kernel than is provided by 14.04.0 trusty release. The point release 14.04.2 works. How do I deploy a point release for supported hardware ...
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MAAS - Using as an offline solution for imaging?

I've been looking at playing around with MAAS for building cloud networks but is there any reason why this couldn't been used to build a local network as well? I was thinking that if you had a MAAS ...
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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-install: unit postgresql hook failed db-admin-relation-changed

Background: I'm following http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-ubuntu-openstack. I've got one PM (16 cores, 48GB RAM), running 7 (initially empty) VMs, which were created using virt-install. I ...
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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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Debian installer method is missing from MAAS 1.8

It was a suprise that debian-installer deployment method is missing from WebGUI, however MAAS cli/API has got it as a new option. Furthermore I realized this feature is depricated according to notes ...
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How to fix Openstack-Install Juju bootstrap error: must be str, not None

I try to install a multi-node openstack environment on my ESXi lab. I commissioned three machines with virsh. When I start a multi-node install, the installer takes a new VM and starts to deploy it. ...
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Juju lxc deploy not working!

I have a problem deploying services on lxc containers.I have set up maas and juju and have 4 servers deployed. Here is a juju status: environment: maas machines: "0": agent-state: started ...
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How to setup a server for my application for cloud computing?

Requirement: I am the developer of a software which can do enormous number crunching. The number crunching software should be installed on the server. I have a client side application which ...
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Problem when installing juju

I'm a newcomer of ubuntu cloud. Recently,I'm trying to install maas and juju on my servers. Installation of maas is all right,but not juju. When I ran juju bootstrap -e maas ,after waiting for ...
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Ubuntu Openstack AutoPilot Networking Issues

I have a really weird networking issue I can't seem to figure out. Here's what I am using to build my Openstack Cloud MAAS 1.7 Ubuntu Openstack Auto Pilot multi node installation method with 8 ...
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MAAS image deployment failed!

I'm trying to setup a MAAS infrastructure, but it seems that it is failing for a reason that I can not pin down at the moment. Maybe someone here can help me out. All nodes reach the Ready state ...
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How to reflash to show the new IP address for MAAS v1.5 / Ubuntu 14.04?

From issue: Is there a way to statically map MAC addresses to IP addresses for machines in MAAS? I need modify Node IP address from 192.168.1.19 to 192.168.1.21, try to add "host buildbot01 {...} " ...
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What is the secret unicode key for maas when reconfiguring maas-cluster-controller

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server with maas server. I had an issue with rabbitmq message broker and reinstalled it. But it accidentally deleted region-controller settings and when configured again it asked ...