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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 that command on a Cluster Controller: sudo ...
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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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MAAS/VirtualBox Calling 'http://169.254.169.254/2009-04-04/meta-data/instance-id' failed and SSH fails

Setup For testing purposes, I installed MAAS in a VirtualBox VM and I want it to PXE boot a second VM. Both VMs are connected to a VirtualBox internal network. The MAAS VM is a Ubuntu Server ...
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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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MAAS error with respect to node's BMC? How to activate debug logs?

New version of MAAS (1.7.3) still do not work for me. This strongly leads me to think that MAAS only works when Region Controller and Cluster Controller are in a router position, which is definitely ...
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Ip forwarding to another subnet

Right now i am working on testing a MAAS setup (physical hardware). I have deployed juju and can access it within the network (10.0.3.0). I have two interfaces eth0, internet facing, eth1 where ...
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How to use bondend NIC (LAG) with MaaS

I am trying to understand if there is a way to bond NIC's inside the MAAS interface for the system setup.
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How to force Maas node to get new IP address

So I currently have a MaaS server which is using it's built-in DHCP and DNS and it's managing about 8 nodes. The problem is I had to change the DHCP settings to reflect a new IP address (It used to ...
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Maas 1.7: Provide more up-to-date boot images

The default images provided by MAAS 1.7 are outdated. How can I provide newer ones? As an example, 14.04 LTS is still not updated to 14.04.2.
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MAAS - Cluster Controller will not commision

I have a 6 drive cluster controller with 2 spans, 3 hdds per, 3 stripes @ 128kb/per. The server has dual nic's, both macs are reserved to unique static IP's within the router to meet the static range ...
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MaaS shutdown node issue

So I've set up a MaaS server with about 8 nodes all commissioned and ready and everything works fine (on startup that is). The problem is 2 of my nodes are set to power-up using "wake on lan" which ...
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MAAS node keeps re-installing Ubuntu 14.04 through PXE

I'm trying to set up MAAS with about 8 nodes and I've been doing the automatic install through PXE which works great. Problem is, every time I restart the machines through the MAAS web ui, the node ...
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What is the verbose command to access the MAAS web interface?

I have installed MaaS via the steps in the Ubuntu OpenStack Cloud Installation Guide via these commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:juju/stable sudo add-apt-repository ppa:maas-maintainers/stable ...
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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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about setting up juju environment

We are trying to setup openstack on a virtual environment-KVM(on a virtual machine where resources provided very well 12 gb ram, 500 gb hardisk, 6 processors). we were able to setup maas environment ...
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Are there examples of custom installation scripts?

I can't seem to find any information on how to provide a custom script to be run after installation. Are there examples on this that the community can provide?
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How to modify a preseed file concerning hard drives

I have made good use of the preseed discussions. The one that I am struggling with is to alter the preseed file for this scenario. There are two physical drives and the first drive is setup as '/' ...
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add-relation failed between mysql and Keystone on Juju manual provisioning

When I add-relation between mysql and keystone. I've got an error 'hook failed: "shared-db-relation-changed" for mysql:shared-db' I add-relation between mysql and glance without problem,there was no ...
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JuJu: How to deploy service to specific machines in “Ready” state?

I want to deploy juju service on specific machines. And I am aware that I could do this with the "juju deploy --to ..." command. However, the problem is that I could not see those machines in "Ready" ...
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Install Openstack Kilo using the OpenStack Autopilot?

Is there a way to install Kilo Openstack using the openstack installer? http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-ubuntu-openstack Is there a way to do it without using a box for landscape with ...
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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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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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MAAS detected disks de1GB and Landscape detects nodes but with checklists(X)

My problem is that MAAS, with hard drives does not recognize your storage capacity, and continue with the installation checklist landscape in brand teams recognize but with a red X. equipment ...
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Setting up a cloud in my University using a D-Link switch

I have recently been given a server rack consisting of 8 machines each equiped with Ubuntu 14.04. Each machine is a CORE I7, 2TB of data storage and 16GB of Memory. Machine 1 is equiped with 2 NICs, 1 ...
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MaaS & juju not provisioning in parallel

If juju is provisioning serially, how do I get it to provision multiple machines in parallel? I can do 36 machine overnight (5 & 1/2 hours), but 1000 machine would, literally, take a week at the ...
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How should Juju conect to MaaS nodes with two networks?

I am sure this has been asked and answered before but I've looked around and don't see it. I have a MaaS cluster with two deployable nodes. In addition to the ILO IPMI interface, each box has ...
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“psycopg2.OperationalError: could not connect to server: Connection refused” error when bootstrapping

After the successful import of the ssh keypairs, the bootstrap generates this error. Can anyone help me? connection_factory=connection_factory, async=async) psycopg2.OperationalError: could not ...
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Mongodb cluster setting

I have installed Mongodb using the instructions After setting it up, I can see all my services exposed but I still get the message: this db does not have sharding enabled ... when I run the ...
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Landscape Openstack-installer fails during juju bootstrap

I've got my MAAS and behind my server I've got my 5 nodes all are ready to use (status ready in MAAS) First I used MAAS and JUJU without Landscape and it works perfectly fine. Juju bootstrap OK. Use ...
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MAAS on Ubuntu 14.04 comissioning scripts fail

I have 2 network one private network with private switch and another one connected to internet and a proxy I have 1 MAAS Server (Ubuntu 14.04) MAAS stable version 1.7 the 3 nodes fail in the same ...
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openstack-install - specify what MaaS node runs each OpenStack service

Is there a way to explicitly state which OpenStack services to deploy on which MaaS node with the openstack-install utility? I'm looking for an option or config file with similar functionality to ...
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MAAS - Adding nodes not working

Complete MAAS newbie here. migrating a cluster from ROCKS to MAAS is the goal. We have a cluster on a private network. I installed ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS from a CD following these instructions: ...
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How to add a network to a node in openstack autopilot

I have an Openstack autopilot instance up and working. I would like to add a new network to a connection to one of the existing network nodes via adding a new cat 6 cable to another interface on a ...
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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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'No boot image file name received'

When PXE booting on a subnet with a MAAS controller set-up and boot images imported, I get the error No boot image file name received when trying to PXE boot from my Dell Optiplex 755. I have set the ...
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Need to configure SSH key ? MAAS - JUJU

In this documentation: http://maas.ubuntu.com/docs/juju-quick-start.html It says "There is no need to explicitly add an SSH key to MAAS when using Juju; it will automatically put your public key on ...
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MAAS on Ubuntu 14.04 commissioning bug (lshw not captured)

I've deployed Ubuntu 14.04 using the installation mode that includes MAAS. When I commission my nodes, everything looks fine (they go into Ready state). However, I'm unable to use juju bootstrap ...
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Juju MAAS Trusty Openstack Kilo

Trying to install a simple multi-node openstack Kilo using MAAS and trusty:kilo charms. Ran into a number of problems when tried MAAS 1.7.3, e.g. PXE failed on access to port 3260, and juju-core 1.23, ...