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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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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How can I install another Operating System through MAAS?

I want to install CentOS and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 using MAAS. How can it be achieved? I have already installed MAAS server on a single machine.
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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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Node Enlistment for the Canonical Distribution of Ubuntu Openstack

After following this installation guide and this more indepth installation guide, I have single functioning node which is both my region controller and a cluster controller (I will refer to this node ...
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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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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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MAAS - Adding nodes

I am new to Ubuntu MAAS. I am having problems with adding nodes to my MAAS server, and I would like to understand why it's not working.
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Power type for nodes in MAAS cluster

I need your help, I have setup 7 nodes MAAS cluster in KVM for testing purposes, everything is working fine, but I am stuck at what power type option I should select in the edit node option for all ...
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lxc/kvm containers fail to start

I have MAAS+Juju setup ready and was successfully able to deploy some openstack charms on specific machines. Then, I read that its safe and good practice to place these openstack charms in their own ...
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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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Settings of Power type MAAS node for manage VMware esxi images

i create a maas-controller with 5 nodes and i manage these whit Vmware Vsphere . I am setting power type for virtual machine "virsh" but i don't use kvm and the qemu+ssh string does not work ...
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Final Hardware Selection Step in Landscape Openstack Install

I'm on the last step before my Landscape Openstack install should begin. Configuration is chosen and 5 machines (KVM virtual machines managed by MAAS) are selected. (green checkmark) But, the last ...
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I have trouble import the boot image of MAAS

After following the official instructions, I come to the configuration web page. Instrucitons: http://maas.ubuntu.com/docs1.7/bootsources.html After pressing the import image button, I have a very ...
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Ubuntu MAAS Juju bootstrap stuck on fetching tools

I need help with juju bootstrap in maas environment. I have installed maas on maas controller server, commissioned one blade and tried to bootstrap the machine with juju. System installs on the new ...
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MaaS page will not load after CLI PXE import

After installing MaaS I have tried to manually import the boot images from he MaaS page but after letting it run for hours there is still nothing there. So I ran the CLI to importing the pxe files ...
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How to Run Juju Evnvironment on MAAS Host Machine

I am having trouble trying to figure out how to run Juju environment on the host machine where MAAS server is on. I have nodes ready but what I want to do is have MAAS and a Juju environment on the ...
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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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MAAS Network question - Node cannot ping to outside world (ip shows up correctly)

Hello AskUbuntu community, For the past few days, I finally jumped on the MAAS train but encountered a few problems with network configurations. I do apologize if I have missed some fundamental ...
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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?
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juju-br0 on machines without ethX interfaces

When juju installs juju-br0 on a machine that doesn't have any ethX interfaces it fails to bring up the juju-br0 interface. I have a set of machines that have em[0-3] interfaces and I have to ...
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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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Does MAAS support deploying an ISO image which is transformed from a Ubuntu installation?

I want to transform my Ubuntu installation into an ISO image and import it to MAAS; and then using MAAS to deploy the image I made to numbers of bare metal nodes. But I got some questions below: 1) ...
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Issue with MAAS and second cluster interface

I have started to use MAAS, which I find great in concept, but with an issue that slows down my current deployment. Everything works fine (both 1.5 and 1.7) except with the second cluster interface. ...
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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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MAAS : Unable to import boot images

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and when I run maas root node-groups import-boot-images all I get is root@maas:~# maas xxxx node-groups import-boot-images usage: ...
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Read Power information for a node in MAAS CLI

Using the MAAS CLI, I am trying to retrieve info re a node knowing MAC address of the Wake-On-LAN power parameter. maas maas node read node-6c04fc88-86de-11e4-9351-08002701cb97 Success. ...
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node wont boot Maas 1.7.0 Cannot get disk parameters

I first deployed a node. The node Installed successfully. Then I went to the web UI and Stopped the node. (Stop Button) Then I went to the WebUI again and started the node (Start Button) The node ...
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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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Architecture of a virtual OpenStack deployment (Juju/MAAS) with 1 physical node

I'd like to demonstrate some of OpenStacks HA/FT features (most importantly live migration and storage replication). For that purpose, I have a machine with 32 GB RAM and a Xeon e3v2 with 4 cores (8 ...
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Juju misconfigures neutron setup ?! Cannot connect to instances

Setup is as follows, workstation <-> Maas server <-> 3 VM's - Instances Maas Server and the VM's are deployed in vSphere. The Maas server's eth1 has 10.4.x.x which is acting as DHCP manager ...
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How to check if MAAS-DHCP service/daemon is running?

We've configured MAAS to handle DHCP on our network. It was working fine for a while but suddenly MAAS refuses to respond to DHCP requests. How to debug this? Are there any logs I can check or is ...
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Suggestions for rolling out a WebServer and Load Balancer with Juju Charms

I'm setting up a Maas/Juju Ubuntu 14.04 cluster and need some advice. The goal is to have HAProxy load balancing either Apache or Nginx that I can configure to host a set of php files that will be ...
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juju deploy fails with “lookup store.juju.ubuntu.com: no such host”

I have a MAAS setup (using KVM) with 1 MAAS controller and 1 server node. I could "juju bootstrap" successfully and following is the output of "juju status" vishal@maas:~$ juju status environment: ...
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After installing MAAS, I am not able to Power on a node

In the GUI, the status is always 'Commissioning'. I have setup my power type as IPMI / wake-on-lan. Wake-on-Lan results in the error : Unknown power_type 'ether_wake'. IPMI results in 'Timed out ...
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found maas user directory in tmp?

I am somewhat new to servers, and even more fresh when it comes to Ubuntu. I am looking on my Ubuntu folder and found a directory owned by a user maas... drwx------ 2 maas maas 4096 Dec 22 00:26 ...
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maas 1.7.1-rc1 fails discovery

Maas 1.7.1~rc1+bzr3322 on Ubuntu 14.04.1 fails the discovery process. I have just reinstalled my maas server and configured it to my last working state. (My 3rd reinstall so I am getting proficient ...
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Landscape OpenStack Installation Requirements Checklist

I'm trying a Openstack Install using Landscape, with MAAS and a set of KVM/virt-manager virtual machines. The VMs have worked well with MAAS, and the Landscape install on a VM successfully completed. ...
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juju bootstrap in MAAS environment : node :Failed deployment

juju bootstrap in the maas web ui the node status is :Failed deployment the node reboot ,it show:apm not present boot:
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Can't add cloud-archive:tools to repository

Trying to upgrade to MAAS 1.7, from 1.5, by updating apt-get repository; however, I am getting the following error: $ sudo add-apt-repository cloud-archive:tools Ubuntu Cloud Archive for cloud-tools ...
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How to Install Juno Openstack

Trying to get Juno going using MAAS and JUJU; however, it seems that there are no viable alternatives. Tried the following: 1- Upgraded to 14.10 and did a fresh MAAS and JUJU install; however, utopic ...
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MaaS not recognizing HP logical drives

I have a MaaS server setup and working with HP blades. In order to do a JuJu openstack install all the servers need two disks, which I accomplished by creating two logical drives on each blade. The ...
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MAAS install in node architecture

When trying to install MAAS in a node architecture, I get the following error: usage: /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/maascli/__main__.py [-h] COMMAND ... ...
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In MAAS, how can I use my own ubuntu image for fast installer

I am using Maas to organize my cluster and save time. There is a option in Maas node: fast install, which can use a image to install system directly. I was wondering if I can make that image of my ...
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ERROR maiformed maas-oauth (3 items separated by colons )

I am trying to config JUJU + MAAS, then deploy some services. I have 3 nodes in "ready" status. When I typing : ~# juju bootstrap The output is : ERROR malformed maas-oauth (3 items separated ...
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How to add a new cluster controller to MaaS release 1.7?

I've a MaaS ver 1.7 upgraded via stable ppa and I'd like to add a new Cluster Controller, both of them are on the same network. when I tried to run the command: **sudo dpkg-reconfigure ...
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Windows boot images not showing up in MAAS 1.7

I'm trying to boot my MAAS 1.7 nodes with Windows. I followed the article referenced here: http://wiki.cloudbase.it/maas. My MAAS server is working fine when deploying my node with Ubuntu. However, ...
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Can't access MAAS web interface

I'm currently using a virtual machine to run ubuntu server. I installed maas on it. I got this error everytime. The requested URL /MAAS was not found on this server. Apache/2.2.22 (Ubuntu) Server at ...
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How to add a new network card to the MAAS web interface

I am working on setting up a test openstack implementation on Ubuntu. When I installed the machine which will be my region controller I didn't notice that only one of the network cards was enabled. I ...
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juju bootstrap command finished but deployment failed

I have run juju -v --debug bootstrap -e auits and the last thing juju returns is Logging to /var/log/cloud-init-output.log on remote host Running apt-get update Running apt-get upgrade Installing ...
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openstack-install stuck after aborted install

I started running openstack-install with a maas server. It told me that none of my servers had wake on lan or ipmi configured and left me hanging. I broke out of it and now can't get it to ...