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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How can I move connectivity to an external network using a second Ethernet port on the MAAS server?

How can I move connectivity to an external network using a second Ethernet port on the MAAS server thus maintaining the MAAS network as a private one? HTTP communication would be on the public ...
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MAAS for MPI parallel computing on infiniband and SLURM scheduler

Is it possible to setup: MAAS working toghether with a job scheduler (SGE, TORQUE, SLURM, doesn't matter), i.e. when the scheduler needs more CPU then MAAS power up nodes. MAAS networking over ...
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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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How do I configure MAAS to control virtual machines with virsh?

I have a setup with MAAS installed on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS, nodes enlisting via PXE boot. Both, the MAAS controller and the nodes are virtual machines. I also have virsh built with esx option ...
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juju bootstrap in maas fails to retrieve juju tools

I installed MAAS, added the Nodes and created the juju but while i tried the following code juju bootstrap I am getting this error. WARNING no tools available, attempting to retrieve from ...
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bootstrap juju on maas

I have this little MAAS with only one node ready to deploy (ubuntu 12.04 Precise pangolin)... I was trying to set up the Juju enviroment but i continously get this error $ juju bootstrap Bootstrap ...
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Handling Ubuntu MAAS RestFul API login

What would be the best practice for obtaining Ubuntu MAAS API login? I have some troubles with making the MAAS Restful API automatically obtaining successful login and perform a call. In summary, ...
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MAAS / nodes have limited internet access after install

I´ve installed a test environment for MAAS and JUJU. MAAS manages both DHCP and DNS. Following setup: maas01 - static IP juju01 - dhcp and dns from maas01 node01 - dhcp and dns from maas01 and pxe ...
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MAAS Controller & KVM Help

I have successfully been able to get a physical MAAS setup and a virtual MAAS setup going. The problem is I am having a hard time creating a hybrid setup, Physical & Virtual. My questions: ...
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A newbie question on MaaS

thank you for reading this: Recently I was given a project at my university to install Linux on 3 computers. We created a bootable disc and got to work, following the step-by-step instructions in: ...
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MAAS in High Availability

I recently deployed a MAAS/Juju environment based on a six nodes cluster, using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, to run a "proof of concept". I could appreciate how interesting the architecture is, and I'd like to ...
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Maas network connections

I have looked and looked, but cannot find a drawing that will help.. Maybe someone can answer a question?? I just need to know what connections to make on my servers to enable maas. Server NIC one ...
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What should look like example network configuration for maas/juju?

I have still problem with configuring maas/juju. And I want to know what is best configuration(simplest) for maas/juju? If someone have graphic of it I will be happy.
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conversion from commencing to ready state in maas

i have added two nodes in MAAS but they are in commencing state and i want that state to be ready. i want to install juju on my machine plz help to get rid of it. and give me the procedure for ...
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I get Internal Server Error when trying to connect the MAAS GUI in a fresh installation on 12.04

sudo service avahi-daemon start didn't help [Tue Apr 01 09:43:31 2014] [error] [client 10.223.8.30] DBusException: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.FileNotFound: Failed to connect to socket ...
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maas user interface does not talk to or sets up dns/dhcp

after setting up maas, i go to the ui http://xxx.xxx.xxx.x/MAAS. when i go to the cluster settings, and select dhcp/dns setting fill in all the info, and i get nothing. i do a dpkg -l maas-dhcp ...
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namenode,jobtracker and secondarynode are not getting displayed

I am using ubuntu 12.04 after starting up the single node cluster ,i check whether the hadoop is running hduser@amena-Inspiron-3537:/usr/local/hadoop$ jps 6766 Jps ...
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How do I resolve a “maas”: no public ssh keys found. error?

I am encountering an error when installing Juju: juju bootstrap ERROR error parsing environment "maas": no public ssh keys found. I have installed RSA key which is found in my root folder after I ...
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Bootstrapping Juju gives “”ERROR could not access file '*-provider-state' gomaasapi: got error back from server: 403 forbidden."

We are trying to bootstrap Juju onto another machine in the MAAS cloud but are getting a "ERROR could not access file '*-provider-state' gomaasapi: got error back from server: 403 forbidden." error. ...
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Should I use MAAS and Juju if I only intent to use a single PC?

I am planing to setup a local server at my home that I will use for various entertainment/work tasks. Do you think that installing MAAS and juju is an overkill if I intent to use only one pc?
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what variables can we use for the if statements in the generic preseed file

i see we can user if statements in preseed file for maas {{if node.architecture in {'i386/generic', 'amd64/generic'} }} d-i mirror/http/hostname string archive.ubuntu.com d-i ...
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JUJU and ERROR environment has no access-key or secret-key

following the official guide: [1]https://juju.ubuntu.com/docs/config-maas.html and considered that I've generated the ssh key (added it to UI of MAAS) and the API key, my environments.yaml file ...
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juju http-proxy and no_proxy settings

I'm setting up an environment with juju and maas. The maas environment has no direct internet connection, a proxy must be used. I have configured the juju environment's proxy using juju set-env ...
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What is the minimum number of nodes required for MAAS? [duplicate]

We have an Ubuntu VM with a MAAS controller and only 1 node. We are not able to install juju. Is there a minimum node requirement for MAAS?
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“gomaasapi: got error back from server: 403 FORBIDDEN” error while bootstrapping

I am investigating MAAS with Juju on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS. (also tried 13.10...) I have set up my server(s) using various tutorials, but I keep getting 403 errors when bootstrapping Juju. I have tried ...
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Destroying service before removing the relation causes both services to hang at dying

I deployed wordpress and mysql and add relation between wordpress and mysql. I try to destroy wordpress before removing the relation between wordpress and mysql. Now, both services are hanging at ...
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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 do I deploy havana instead of grizzly?

i'm trying to install openstack havana dashboard but the dashboard is always grizzly... I use juju and maas to deploy the charms on a bootstrap node, set the openstack-origin to : cloud:precise-havana ...
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How do I use MAAS and Juju with an existing DHCP server?

I found some information about installing ubuntu with MaaS and JuJu, and I would like to try it out however I am not finding any information on how to take in to account a DHCP server already in the ...
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Is there a way to set the MAAS password via a preseed?

As has been asked before (here and here) I need to set a password during commissioning for my nodes. I realize that ssh keys are set (and I have one) but I need to log in to the node directly as ...
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Howto configure MAAS to separate PXE traffic and IPMI traffic on different subnets?

I am trying to set up a part of our network as a linux cluster. Since its a little educational for me, I choose using MAAS with JuJu. However there are some questions that boggle my mind and I was ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Server + MAAS : Pb to import boot images

Before I try to install an Ubuntu MAAS server on a real machines and add 1 or 2 nodes, I wanted to test the (Ubuntu 13.10 + MAAS + Juju + OpenStack) solution with 2-3 VMware virtual machines (under ...
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Juju can't connect to environment

I have been trying to run juju status -e maas but it keeps giving me the error 2013-08-12 10:00:48,301 INFO Connecting to environment... 2013-08-12 10:00:48,357 ERROR Cannot connect to environment: ...
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Openstack instanses can't accept floating IP

Hello when i create an instance in openstack dashboard and try to allocate an ip address i see : Error: 404-{u'NeutronError': {u'message': u'External network a522b82c-7640-4108-8bdb-72e6218aace7 ...
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Hybrid Cloud Automation using Ubuntu JUJU

I am administrator who helps to deploy cloud services to an organisation. Is it possible to use Juju to deploy services based on user requests. Kindly answer my following doubts. Users use a web ...
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I installed MAAS server, would like to add one node with a different ubuntu release, how should I do it?

I looked around, it seems lots of information, is there a step by step instruction somewhere? I tried to add a VM-node manually,it is in commissioning state, what should I prepare before starting ...
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How do I resolve this authentication error with OpenStack dashboard?

I have successfully created a cloud using MAAS and juju from the documentation : https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuCloudInfrastructure Relation between dashboard and keystone successfully ...
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` ERROR could not access file 'provider-state'` when bootstrapping

I tried to bootstrap juju but this error shown below keep coming up. ERROR could not access file 'provider-state': Get http://X.X.X.138/MAAS/api/1.0/files/provider-state/: dial tcp X.X.X.138:80: no ...
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How to configure MAAS to be able to boot virtual machines

I am running a virtual (kvm) MAAS/juju setup where most of the MAAS nodes (including MAAS master) are virtual, but some are also physical nodes. The physical Dell 1950 nodes configures automatically ...
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MAAS, JUJU help: MAAS Nodes have no access to the internet while PXE booting

We are trying to implement a cloud setup in our college using MAAS/Juju/OpenStack. The college has its own DHCP server and we don't have access to that. So, we can't set next-server to our MAAS ...
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MAAS add virtual node - 'namedtuple_as_object' error

I have a KVM-based virtual machine up and running on a server that's also running MAAS. I'm following the instructions here: http://maas.ubuntu.com/docs/nodes.html#virtual-machine-nodes to add the VM ...
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MAAS Internal Server Error after update

I'm trying to deploy OpenStack Havana over Ubuntu Precise using juju. This is what I do exactly: Install Ubuntu server with maas following the official guide. sudo maas createsuperuser sudo apt-get ...
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maas-import-pxe-files error with md5sum

![I am building a private cloud maas using ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have some experience in previous cloud server with the same iso. But now I have got an error in running sudo maas-import-pxe-files. ...
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“WARNING no tools available, attempting to retrieve from amazonaws” while bootstraping

I have installed MAAS server with DHCP and DNS. Next I added two nodes, they turned green. However, when I use Juju bootstrap there is an error: WARNING no tools available, attempting to retrieve ...
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2 added nodes to MAAS server but their state does not change from “Commissioning” to “Ready”!

I have added two nodes to a MAAS server (which is deployed on a separate 3rd node) but the nodes never change their state from "Commissioning" to "Ready"... Some additionally details, please let me ...
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juju status is - Conflict 409. What should I do?

I have 3 computers. On the first I have installed MAAS with DHCP and DNS, the other two are ready in the web interface. After I use juju bootstrap one of them is turning blue and the other is still ...
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How do I resolve a 401 error when setting up Juju MAAS environment?

Here is the debug output: 2014-01-14 17:09:57 DEBUG juju.environs.configstore disk.go:77 Making /home/neo/.juju/environments 2014-01-14 17:09:57 INFO juju.environs open.go:156 environment info ...
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maas with virtual nodes

i want to create my own private cloud using Ubuntu 12.04 metal as service for my research can i use one physical server and add virtual nodes inside it? can i add 2 nodes and make virtual nodes ...
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Starting MAAS Region Controller service and API

After a power outage our OpenStack installation went down. First step is trying to get MAAS back up and running, but I'm having trouble doing just that. The RC and the CC are running and can ...
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Fatal error IPMI_SI

I have setup MAAS server successfully. I have added node manually by providing MAC address. The node loads OS Dist from the server and this process is normal. The major problem is that system hang on ...