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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Juju - Unknown error

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 server, have MaaS as Juju environment. I was having some issues which my bootstrapped node couldn't access the charm store, so I installed the squid proxy server. Here's what ...
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Ubuntu Openstack: Does the default Landscape Installer provide High Availibilty

I am looking at deploying Ubuntu Openstack in a production environment via the Landscape Autopilot. I am unable to locate documentation detailing its default configuration which would assist me in ...
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Using MAAS on Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet)

i have just downloaded Ubuntu 15.04 Server AMD64 (Vivid Vervet) ISO and wanted to setup MAAS. I went through a simple OS install and then added MAAS with the command sudo apt-get install maas ...
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Juju - Problem with ppa:charmers/charm-helpers

I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Using MaaS as juju environment. Have 4 nodes as started. My juju status: Now juju ssh 1 : On machine-1.log: 2015-04-25 15:35:37 INFO juju.cmd supercommand.go:37 ...
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MAAS IP Change and IPMI problem

Here is the case: 1) I had my MAAS Server and nodes in lab network 2) I mooed the server to operation ,so I changed the IP address of MAAS 3) I executed these: sudo dpkg-reconfigure ...
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How do we specify NTP server in MAAS fast installer?

As per ubuntu documentation we can edit preseed_master file to change default ntp server to local ntp server. I want to make similar change for fastpath (curtin) installer, can someone please tell me ...
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juju maas vm esxi

I have two machines. Ubuntu 14.10 -- MAAS and Esxi 5.5 Host -- with 5 ubuntu 14.10 instances I want to connect my virtual instances to maas installed on separate physical server. I have came across ...
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Licensing for Ubuntu cloud components

I am trying to set up an Ubuntu-based OpenStack private cloud with 20 - 25 servers. If I follow the automated install provided with the Ubuntu iso, can I provision ALL of my servers without licensing ...
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Ubuntu MAAS node deployment

I'm running ubuntu maas 1.7 and I have a node deployment problem. I use one physical server and an VM as node for deployment. Nodes commissioning and provisionning goes well, but when I prepare my ...
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How to restart MAAS

I can't work out how to restart MAAS, can anyone help? There's nothing in /etc/init.d that I can see. Thanks, Richard
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configuring all interfaces from MAAS

I have a set of machines in MAAS with 4 nics. How do I get a juju deploy to bring up all nics? My Ceph deploy is failing because the right interfaces have not been brought up.
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juju maas bootstrap error 401

I am new to juju and each time I try to bootstrap juju it gives me following error message: $ juju quickstart juju quickstart v1.4.2 bootstrapping the maas environment (type: maas) juju-quickstart: ...
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Ubuntu server DNS issue [closed]

Hello guys I seem to be having issues with my Ubuntu server not being able to sudo apt-get update that it does not pick up on the update files. I have changed the DNS to Google's which allows me to ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.10 MAAS - Importing images

Hello I've tried to run the command to import images to ubuntu maas however I get an error and the web config page doesn't seem to import them either. The server does have a network connection as I ...
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Juju - Hook Failed: install

I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS, using MaaS as juju environment. After bootstrap I set proxy's: juju set-env http-proxy=http://172.16.1.160 <-- My MaaS server IP juju set-env ...
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Release date for MAAS 1.8

Is there any official release date, or estimation, for MAAS 1.8? In the milestone page there is no info in expected column.
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How to edit machine hardware detail deployed by Juju?

I deployed Landscape's OpenStack Autopilot with Juju GUI on top of 6 KVM nodes. How do I edit the hardware detail in Juju GUI if I upgrade the node's RAM? In the MaaS GUI, I can easily edit the CPU ...
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How many nodes to use Maas/Juju for Openstack (Juno)? [duplicate]

I want to do a Proof of concept (Multi node) on MAAS/juju and I'd like to know how many nodes juju needs to install Openstack ? How many NIC ? How many network 1,2,3 ? it is possible with 1 network ? ...
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How to set forwarders on MAAS Bind9 + openstack-install

I'm installing Openstack using openstack-install (MAAS+juju+landscape), and I got stuck on the first bootstrap forever. After some troubleshooting I realize the problem was DNS. On the bootstrap ...
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in a public/private network deployment of MAAS + Openstack why does MAAS need to know about the public network?

Mainly to @andreas who wrote the guide MAAS network layouts for the Landscape Autopilot You state: MAAS only manages the private network, for which it will setup DNS and DHCP, but it has to know ...
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Juju - Proxy issue

I am using ubuntu 14.04, my juju environment is MaaS, however seems like my MaaS server doesn't have direct internet connection, for example: If I do apt-get update it shows connection. But if I do ...
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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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Juju - Can't access juju charm store

I am using ubuntu 14.04, and 1 node only. I did juju deploy --to 0 –-repository=/opt/charms local:trusty/wordpress Did debug and got this: I think this is a proxy issue, but I have no proxy, so ...
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Juju - agent-state stuck on allocating

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, using the MaaS environment. The commands I used was: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:juju/stable sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install juju-core wget -c ...
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Juju - Wordpress hook failed : install

I am using ubuntu server 14.04 LTS, have 3 nodes to deploy wordpress, mysql and juju-gui. After I deployed wordpress, it went pxe boot to install the OS and then I got this error, but first of all im ...
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Error with MaaS Region Controller and two single Cluster Controller

I'd like to realize an infrastructure using Ubuntu 14.04Lts like this: 1 MaaS Region Controller (RC) 2 External MaaS Cluster Controller(CC) MaaS has been installed on Region Cluster via Ubuntu ...
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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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Juju - Failed ssh connection

I am using ubuntu 14.04.02 server. Have 4 nodes allocated to root. Now I had this problem and when I try to ssh to a machine to check logs, the ssh connection fails. All of the machines I use are all ...
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Juju - Add-unit vs deploy

What is the difference between deploy and add-unit in juju? For example when I execute juju deploy wordpress and juju add-unit wordpress, both of the commands pick up a machine to PXE boot and ...
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openstack-install fails to bring up public/external interface using 14.04

I have a MAAS server with multiple nodes ready. Two of the nodes have public/external interfaces. the openstack-install command results in a juju bootstrap failure. This occurs because the ...
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Juju - Can't enter in the wordpress public address

I am using ubuntu 14.04.2 server and have 3 nodes. One for the juju-gui, mysql and wordpress. At first I had this situation After that, I did the following: juju add-relation wordpress mysql ...
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Openstack Autopilot fails while deploying Landscape

Update: More investigation shows that the LXC containers were not getting IPs during install. But if left for several hours the LXC containers do eventually get an IP from the MAAS. So this morning ...
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Juju bootstrap and time gets expired

Why sometimes when I bootstrap, this stays here forever?
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Juju - agent-state pending

I am using ubuntu server 14.04.2, my juju environment is MaaS and have juju installed on the same server. Have 3 nodes. After I did: juju deploy --repository=/opt/charms local:trusty/mysql juju ...
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Juju - Can't deploy mysql/wordpress ; Invalid hardware information error

I am using ubuntu 14.04.02 server. I have juju installed on the same server(MaaS server). I have successfully bootstrap the MaaS environment and have juju-gui working. I have 1 node allocated to root ...
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Juju - no matching node available

I am using ubuntu server 14.04.2 and running juju environment as MaaS, have 1 node only as the bootstrapped node. Before bootstrap I did juju sync-tools and then juju bootstrap. After the bootstrap I ...
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Juju - no route to host

I am using ubuntu server 14.04.2 When I try to bootstrap maas, I get this error, how do I solve this ? Thanks in advance!
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Further exploration of Fault Tolerance with MaaS and juju

For a little different take on Mario's question. Fault Tolerance With MAAS and juju What is the best way to put together a redundant MaaS system? That is, if I have a hardware failure on my MaaS ...
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Can you prevent Juju from destroying machines?

I've been experimenting with Juju and after I deploy a service to a node if I destroy it the node is released from Juju back into the MaaS pool. From the documentation it doesn't seem like this ...
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Is MaaS, juju, or the charm responsible for ssh-keygen on nodes?

My MaaS system works, enlists, recruits, commissions, issues warrants, does courts martial, deploys and destroys. juju seems to work fine: bootstraps locally, installs juju-gui, my charms get ...
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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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UEFI boot hangs at grub with 82599ES 10-Gigabit SFI/SFP+ network adapter

I am using MAAS to commission and install machines. When I attempt to commission a machine with a "82599ES 10-Gigabit SFI/SFP+" network adapter the following happens: 1) TFTP Request — bootx64.efi 2) ...
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Juju status error

I am using MaaS as environment and I have one node as WOL (Wake-On-Lan). When I do juju status I get the following error: ERROR Unable to connect to environment "maas". Please check your credentials ...
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Issue with MAAS cluster controller, no enlistment

I am having further trouble with a cluster controller located on a different network segment. All machines on segment fail to enlist with PXE boot stuck Trying to load: ...
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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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MAAS 1.5+bzr2252-0ubuntu1 on Ubuntu 14.04 comissioning scripts fail

I am giving a try to MAAS and I have found an issue which I do not know how to tackle. Here is the scenario. I have installed MAAS 1.5+bzr2252-0ubuntu1 on Ubuntu 14.04. And have setup manually 3 ...
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Could we use Juju without MAAS?

Can I install Juju on 1 ubuntu server and deploy my services (or charms) on this server ?
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MaaS images out of sync - cant PXE either

Im trying to setup a MaaS with juju. So far i cant get to juju or comission my nodes. I try to pxe boot the nodes but they dont receive any image. I think my cluster does not has images. It says it ...
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Fault Tolerance With MAAS and juju

I have juju installed on the MAAS server, is it possible to do fault tolerance ? If is it possible, how do I apply?